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Page 8 Thursday, July 15, 1999 The Westfield Leader and THE TIMES of Scotch Plains – Fanwood A WATCHUNG COMMUNICATIONS, INC. PUBLICATION


– Obituaries – Rose Ann Barclay,75, Was Secretary For Department of Special Services

Rose Ann Caldwell Barclay, 75, of Plainfield died on Sunday, July 4, at Overlook Hospital in Summit.

Born in Newark, she had lived in Scotch Plains before moving to Plainfield 27 years ago.

Mrs. Barclay was a secretary for the Department of Special Services for the Westfield Board of Education, before retiring in 1986. Prior to that, she was a secretary for the Department of Special Services for the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Board of Education.

She had attended Seton Hall University in South Orange.

She was predeceased by her husband, Mansfield Spencer “Red” Barclay, in 1992.

Surviving are her daughter, Susan Barclay-Kilduff ofPlainfield;herson, William Gavin Barclay of Atlantic Highlands; her sister, Elizabeth Lynch of New South Berlin, New York, and two grandchildren.

Funeral servicesandintermentwill be private.

Arrangements werehandledbythe Memorial Funeral Home, 155 South

Avenue, Fanwood. Memorial donations may be made to the Plainfield Rescue Squad in Plainfield.

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Edward P. Pinkman, 72, Was Director Of Human Resources For Hoechst A.G.

Edward P. Pinkman, 72, of Montclair and Spring Lake Heights died on Thursday, July 8, at the Jersey Shore Medical Center in Neptune.

BorninNewark, helivedinRoselle and Westfield before moving to Montclair three years ago and maintaining a residence in Spring Lake Heights.

Mr. Pinkman was a director of human resources for Hoechst A.G. in Bridgewater, before retiring 10 years ago. He also worked with the New Jersey Chapter of the United Way and the Right to Life Organization for several years.

He earned a bachelor’s degree at Seton Hall University and a master’s degree in psychology from Bowling Green State University.

He served in the U.S. Army where he received the Victory Medal.

He was predeceased by his first wife, Ann Bock Pinkman, in 1990.

Surviving are his second wife, Ann Margaret McMillan Pinkman of Spring Lake Heights; four sons, Paul Pinkman of Plainfield, Mark Pinkman of Austin, Texas, James Pinkman of Mountainside and Andrew Pinkman of Austin, Texas; three daughters, Christine Ehly San Diego, California, Karen Pinkman of Mountainside and Mary Ellen Pinkman of Palm Springs, California; a brother, John Pinkman of Spring Lake Heights and a sister, Margaret

Murray of Bloomfield. A Funeral Mass was celebrated on Monday, July 12, at St. Catherine’s Roman Catholic Church in Spring Lake. Interment was held at Fairview Cemetery in Westfield.

Arrangements werehandledbythe O’Brien Funeral Home in Wall.

Memorial donations may be made to the Right to Life Organization and the United Way of Somerset County.

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Mary Misko, 74,

Mary Kudelko Misko, 74, of Brick died on Wednesday, July 7, at Brick Hospital.

BorninNewark, shelivedinNorth Plainfield and Somerville before moving to Brick 23 years ago.

Mrs. Misko was a secretary. She was a member of St. Dominic’s Roman Catholic Church in Brick.

Surviving are her husband, Andrew Misko and two sisters, Olga Stack of Manville and Irene Bednarz of Westfield.

A Funeral Mass was held on Monday, July 12, at St. Dominic’s Church. Interment was held at the Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Arnytown.

Arrangements were handled by the Colonial Funeral Home in Brick.

Memorial contributions may be made to a favorite charity.

July 15, 1999

Rocco Macalle, 64, Self-Employed Tailor in Westfield For 18 Years

Rocco Macalle, 64, of Watchung died on Wednesday, July 7, at Muhlenberg Regional Medical Center in Plainfield.

Born in Silvi Passe Abruzzi, Italy, he lived in Irvington and Gillette before moving to Watchung 15 years ago.

Mr. Macalle was a self-employed tailor in Westfield, known as “Rocky the Tailor” for 18 years, before retiring in 1997.

Surviving are his wife, Lucia Monticello Macalle; three sons, Galliano Macalle of Bryan, Texas, Michael Macalle of Watchung and

Giovanni Macalle of Watchung and two brothers and five sisters in Italy.

A Funeral Mass was held on Monday, July 12, at St. Vincent De Paul Roman Catholic Church in Stirling.

Arrangements were handled by Valley Memorial Funeral Home in Gillette.

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Frances C. Steber, 82

Frances C. Natoli Steber, 82, of Westfield died on Friday, July 9, in the Passaic General Hospital.

Born in New York City, she had lived in Brooklyn, Jersey City and Fairlawn before moving to Westfield 10 years ago.

Surviving are two daughters, Terry Pallarino of Westfield and Carolyn Coombes of Fairlawn; a sister, Josephine Damillio of Pennsylvania and three grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial was offered on Monday, July 12, in St. Helen’s Roman Catholic Church in Westfield. Interment was held at Calvary Cemetery in New York.

Arrangements were handled by Dooley Funeral Home, 218 North Avenue, West in Cranford.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Westfield Volunteer Rescue Squad or the Fairlawn Rescue Squad.

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Mary Enz, 83

Mary Holuta Enz, 83, of Cranford died on Wednesday, July 7, at home.

Born in Garwood, she lived in Mountainside before moving to Cranford in 1953.

Mrs. Enz was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star Atlas Chapter No. 99 in Westfield and the Senior Citizens Club in Garwood.

She was predeceased by her husband, Richard Enz, in 1979.

Surviving are two sons, Mark Enz of Irvington and Emery Enz of Cranford and a daughter, Gail Powell of Ponice Inlet, Florida.

Funeral services were held on Monday, July 12, at the Dooley FuneralHome, 218NorthAvenue,West in Cranford. Order of the Easter Star services were held on Sunday, July 11.

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Charles W. Lindemeyer, Jr., 64, Executive At Bell Laboratories; Third Degree Knight

Charles W. Lindemeyer, Jr., 64, of North Plainfield died on Saturday, July 10, at home.

Born in Staten Island, New York, he had lived there before moving to North Plainfield 35 years ago.

Mr. Lindemeyer was a project manager for Bell Laboratories in Murray Hill for 38 years before retiring in 1996.

He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council No. 552 in Plainfield, where he was a third degree Knight. He was also active

in the Knights of Columbus Squires in Staten Island and active in establishing its youth group.

He was also a member of the National Post of the American Legion, a member of the North Plainfield Recreation Commission and a baseball coach for many years. He was a Scout leader for the Watchung Council Boy Scouts and was active in the Junior Achievement activities at Bell Labs.

He graduated from St. Peter’s College in Jersey City in 1972 with a master’s degree in business administration.

He was an Army veteran of the Korean War.

Surviving are his wife, Lorraine M. Cannon Lindemeyer; a son, Gregory C. Lindemeyer of North Plainfield; two daughters, Janet A. Lindemeyer of North Plainfield and Karen M. Pear of Westfield and two sisters, Bernice Push and Arlene Lynch, both of Staten Island.

A Funeral Mass was held Wednesday, July 14, at St. Joseph’s Church in North Plainfield. Interment was held at Hillside Cemetery in Scotch Plains.

Arrangements were handled by Higgins Home for Funerals in North Plainfield.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1599 Clifton Road, Atlanta, Georgia, 30329 or to the Atlantic Home Care and Hospice, 33 Bleeker Street, Millburn, 07041.

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Ann P. Conti, Union County Surrogate; Known for Work on Behalf of Elderly

Ann P. Conti of Mountainside, who as Union County Surrogate was a strong advocate for the elderly and vulnerable individuals, died on Saturday, July 10, at St. Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston.

Raisedin NewBrunswick,shewas an alumna of St. Peter’s High School. Mrs. Conti earned a Bachelor of Science Degree and a MasterofArts Degree in E d u c a t i o n and Guidance from Seton Hall University in South Orange.

She graduated from Seton Hall Law School and was admitted to the New Jersey Bar Association in 1976. Mrs. Conti was admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court and served as a law clerk for Union County judges.

First elected as Surrogate of Union County in 1982, Mrs. Conti won her fourth consecutive term in 1997. Surrogate terms are for five years each. She had previously served as attorney for the Union County Board of Social Services. While raising her five children, she had been a teacher of handicapped youth.

As Surrogate, her responsibilities included probating wills, as well as appointing executors, administrators, guardians and trustees of decedents’ estates. In addition, she reviewed and prepared all Union County Court proceedings in probate matters, handled adoptionpreparationsandpaperwork, processedguardianshipaccounts,and prepared court calendars.

Mrs. Conti also launched the Guardianship Monitoring Program in Union County, which serves individuals being cared for by relatives and friends, as well as their guardians.

She helped establish a lawyer referral service for senior citizens in Union County by coordinating the efforts of her office with the Union

CountyDivision onAging,theUnion County Senior Citizen Council and the Union County Bar Association.

She additionally worked with the Abused Elderly Committee and the New Jersey Coalition for the Protection of Vulnerable Adults. A popular speaker among area organizations, she lectured on wills, probate laws, advanced medical directives and other topics.

She also initiated computerization of the Surrogate’s office, a program which was eventually expanded to include computerization and microfilming of all permanent records.

Mrs. Conti was the first female President of the Union County Bar Association, and was a founding member and President for two years ofWomen LawyersinUnionCounty.

She was a Past President of the County Officers Association of New Jersey.

Mrs.Contialso servedontheBoard of Directors of Union County Legal Services, the Union County Chamber of Commerce, Union Hospital, the American Heart Association, and the National College of Probate Judges. She was President-elect of the last of these organizations.

Mrs. Conti founded a Union County Chapter of Project H.O.P.E. (Helping Other People Evolve), which has been associated with the Center for Hope Hospice in Union County. Mrs. Conti was also a guest lecturer at Seton Hall Law School.

Surviving are her husband, Ralph Conti; her son, Ralph Conti, and four daughters, Maureen Conti, ColleenConti, EileenContiandKathleen Conti.

The funeral was held yesterday, Wednesday, July 14, at the Higgins andBonner EchoLakeFuneralHome in Westfield, followed by a Mass at Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church in Mountainside. Burial took place at Fairview Cemetery in Westfield.

Memorial donations may be made to the Center for Hope Hospice, 176 Hussa Street in Linden, 07036, or to the American Cancer Society.

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Rudolph Fowler, Sr., 71, Church Deacon; Chemical Blender At American Cyanamid

Rudolph Fowler, Sr., 71, of Plainfield died on Wednesday, July 7, at Muhlenberg Regional Medical Center in Plainfield.

Born in Camden, South Carolina, he lived in Plainfield for 55 years.

Mr.Fowler wasachemicalblender for American Cyanamid in Bound Brook for 15 years, before retiring in 1985.

He was a member of the Queen City Baptist Church in Plainfield for 40 years, where he was a deacon.

Surviving are his wife, Sarah Fowler; seven sons, Rudolph Fowler, Jr., of Plainfield, Sherman Fowler of Plainfield, Darrell Stewart of East Orange, Jeffery Fowler of Huntsville, Texas, Isiaih Fowler of Plainfield and David Scott Fowler of Plainfield; five daugh

Helen K. Cilo, 80, Was Supervisor At Hoffman-La Roche in Nutley

Helen K. Kotubey Cilo, 80, of Clifton died on Thursday, July 8, at home.

Mario Di Fabio, 68, Was Retired Mason With Masons and Bricklayers Local No. 3

Mario Di Fabio, 68, of Scotch Plains died on Thursday, July 8, in Overlook Hospital in Summit.

BorninItaly,he hadlivedinRoselle Park, Garwood and Westfield before moving to Scotch Plains in 1972.

Mr. Di Fabio was a mason with the Masons and Bricklayers Local No. 3, formerly Local No. 34 of Westfield, for 31 years before retiring in 1992.

Hewasamember oftheElksLodge

Susan L. Adase, 37

Susan L. Adase, 37, of Point Pleasant died on Thursday, July 8, in Brick Hospital.

Born in Irvington, she had lived in Kenilworth, Point Pleasant and Scotch Plains before returning to Point Pleasant.

Mrs. Adase was an accountant for Uni Press in Edison for many years.

She was a graduate of Seton Hall University.

Surviving are her husband, Joseph F. Adase; her father, Joseph Skwisz; a grandmother, Ella Weinschenk and a brother, Joseph Skwisz, Jr.

A Funeral Mass was held on Monday, July 12, in the Church of the Assumption in Roselle Park.

Arrangements were handled by the Mastapeter SuburbaninRosellePark.

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Born in Carteret, she lived in Clifton for the last 53 years.

Mrs. Cilo was employed as a supervisor at Hoffman-La Roche Pharmaceutical Company in Nutley for 22 years, before retiring in 1981.

She was a member of the Clifton Bible Study Group in Clifton and the Hoffman-La Roche Retirement Club in Nutley.

She was predeceased by her husband, Michael Cilo and a daughter, Judith C. Mulligan.

Surviving are two sons, David G. Cilo of Westfield and John M. Cilo of Clifton; a sister, Olga Svitlik and three grandchildren.

A funeral service was held on Monday, July 12, at the Shook Funeral Home in Clifton. Interment was held at Laurel Grove Memorial Park in Totowa.

Arrangements were handled by the Mulligan Funeral Home in Harrison.

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of Cranford and the Deutscher Club of Clark.

He was a corporal in the Italian Army in a special forces unit that patrolled the Italian and Swiss Alps.

Surviving are his wife, Pia Di Fabio; a daughter, Rosanna Cohen; two sons, Nino Di Fabio and Frank Di Fabio; a brother, Anselmo Di Fabio; a sister, Esta Di Fabio and five grandchildren.

A Funeral Mass was held on Monday, July 12, in St. Bartholomew the Apostle Roman Catholic Church in Scotch Plains.

Arrangements werehandledbythe RossiFuneral HomeinScotchPlains.

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ters, Edna Mae Jones, Mahala Stewart, Deborah Fowler, Charlene Jones and Elaine Fowler, all of Plainfield; three sisters, Tyre Provard of Columbia, South Carolina, Elizabeth Jasper of Plainfield and Jay NyStewart of Plainfield; five brothers, The Reverend Willie Fowler of Scotch Plains, Andrew Fowler of Plainfield, The Reverend David Fowler, Sr. of Plainfield, Benjamin Fowler of Plainfield and Cal Fowler of Camden, South Carolina; 24 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Funeralservices wereheldonTuesday, July 13, at the Queen City Baptist Church in Plainfield.

Arrangements were handled by Judkins Colonial Home in Plainfield.

July 15, 1999

Constance Kasalis, 85

ConstanceV. Kasalis,85,ofScotch Plains died on Friday, July 9, in the Hunterdon Care Center in Raritan Township.

Born in Elizabeth, she had lived in Rahway before moving to Scotch Plains in 1997.

She had been a seamstress for the Evan Picone Company in Rahway before retiring in 1965.

Survivingare ason,RobertKasalis, and two sisters, Pauline Sawicki and Anna Kundyla.

Funeralservices wereheldonTuesday, July 13, in the Good Shepherd Mausoleum Chapel of St. Gertrude’s Cemetery in Colonia.

Arrangements were handled by the Holcombe-Fisher Funeral Home in Flemington.

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Graveside Services To be Held Tomorrow For James Claypoole

A graveside service for James A. Claypoole, a former longtime resident of Scotch Plains, will be held tomorrow, Friday, July 16, at 1:30 p.m. at Fairview Cemetery in Westfield.

Mr.Claypoole diedonFriday,June 18, in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He and his wife, the late Virginia Kiep Claypoole, had been Scotch Plains residents for many years.

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Edgar Dennis Savacool, 86, Owner Of Realty Agencies in Local Area

Edgar Dennis Savacool, 86, of Delray Beach, Florida, formerly of Mountainside, died on Sunday,July11,at Boca Raton Hospital in Boca Raton, Florida.

Hehadlived in Irvington beforemoving to Mountainside in 1965, relocating to Delray Beach eight years ago after retiring.

Mr. Savacool had owned and operated Edgar D. Savacool Realtors of Bloomfield, Mountainside and New Providence.

He was a former President of the Mountainside Lions Club and the

Newark Chapter of the Barbershop Quartets. He was also a member of the Mountainside B.P.O.E. before retiring to Delray Beach.

A First Lieutenant during World War II, Mr. Savacool served as a tugboat captain. He received the Bronze Star and various campaign medals.

Surviving are his wife, Anna Pat Savacool; two daughters, Pat White of Brentwoods, Tennessee and Kathleen Savacool of Mountainside; a sister, Polly Bzdek of Bloomfield; four grandchildren and two greatgrandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at the Church of Palms in Delray Beach on Saturday, July 31.

Memorial donations may be made in lieu of flowers to the Diabetes Foundation.

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Ann P. Conti Edgar D. Savacool
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