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– Directory to Houses of Worship –
ALL SAINTS’ EPISCOPAL CHURCH 559 Park Avenue, Scotch Plains
Reverend Thomas Laws
BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH 539 Trinity Place, Westfield
Reverend Kevin Clark
CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTERDAY SAINTS 1781 Raritan Road, Scotch Plains
Bishop Linden Slaugh
COMMUNITY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Deer Path & Meeting House Lane,
Mountainside (908) 2329490
Reverend Christopher R. Belden
CONGREGATION ARI YEHUDA 1251 Terrill Road, Scotch Plains
(Rear entrance of Assembly of God Church) (Rear entrance of Assembly of God Church) (Rear entrance of Assembly of God Church) (Rear entrance of Assembly of God Church) (Rear entrance of Assembly of God Church)
CONGREGATION BETH ISRAEL 1920 Cliffwood Street, Scotch Plains
Rabbi George Nudell
ECHO LAKE CHURCH OF CHRIST 419 Springfield Avenue, Westfield
EVANGEL CHURCH 1251 Terrill Road, Scotch Plains
Reverend Kevin M. Brennan
FANWOOD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Martine Avenue & La Grande Avenue,
Fanwood (908) 8898891
Reverend Robert T. Snell
THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH 170 Elm Street, Westfield
Dr. Robert L. Harvey
FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST, SCIENTIST 257 Midway Avenue, Fanwood
(908) 3228461 FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST, SCIENTIST
422 East Broad Street, Westfield (908) 2335029
FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH United Church of Christ 125 Elmer Street, Westfield
Dr. Christopher Atwood, Senior Minister Reverend Pamela Gilchrist
FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 1171 Terrill Road, Scotch Plains
Reverend Sam Chong
FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 1 East Broad Street, Westfield
Reverend David F. Harwood
GRACE ORTHODOX PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 1100 Boulevard, Westfield (908) 2333938 or (908) 2324403
Reverend Stanford M. Sutton, Jr.
HOLY TRINITY GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH 250 Gallows Hill Road, Westfield
Reverend Dimitrios Antokas
HOLY TRINITY ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH Westfield Avenue & First Street, Westfield
Reverend Joseph Masielio
IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY RC CHURCH 1571 South Martine Avenue, Scotch Plains
Reverend John F. Kennedy
METROPOLITAN BAPTIST CHURCH 823 Jerusalem Road
Reverend Clement Griffin
MOUNTAINSIDE CHAPEL 1180 Spruce Drive, Mountainside
Reverend Dr. Gregory Hagg
OUR LADY OF LOURDES RC CHURCH 300 Central Avenue, Mountainside
Reverend Patrick J. Leonard
THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH IN WESTFIELD 140 Mountain Avenue
Reverend Dr. William Ross Forbes
REDEEMER LUTHERAN CHURCH 229 Cowperthwaite Place, Westfield
Reverend Paul E. Kritsch
ST. BARTHOLOMEW THE APOSTLE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH 2032 Westfield Avenue, Scotch Plains
Reverend Michael A. Merlucci
ST. HELEN’S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH 1600 Rahway Avenue, Westfield
Reverend Monsignor James A. Burke
ST. JOHN’S BAPTIST CHURCH 2387 Morse Avenue, Scotch Plains
Reverend Kelmo C. Porter, Jr.
ST. LUKE’S AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL ZION CHURCH 500 Downer Street, Westfield
Reverend Leon E. Randall
ST. PAUL’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH 414 East Broad Street, Westfield
Reverend Richard W. Reid
SCOTCH PLAINS BAPTIST CHURCH 333 Park Avenue, Scotch Plains
Reverend Gary Rothwell
TEMPLE BETH O’R/ BETH TORAH 111 Valley Road, Clark
Rabbi Shawn B. Zell
TEMPLE EMANUEL 756 East Broad Street, Westfield
Rabbi Charles A. Kroloff
TEMPLE SHOLOM 815 W. Seventh Street, Plainfield
Rabbi Joel N. Abraham
TERRILL ROAD BAPTIST CHURCH 1340 Terrill Road, Scotch Plains
Michael C. Seaman
TERRILL ROAD BIBLE CHAPEL 535 Terrill Road, Fanwood
(908) 3224055 WILLOW GROVE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
1961 Raritan Road, Scotch Plains (908) 2325678
Reverend Kenneth G. Hetzel
WOODSIDE CHAPEL 5 Morse Avenue, Fanwood
1 John 5:4 The Gospel
For whatever is born of God overcomes the world ; and this is the victory that overcomes the world, our faith.
Grief Support Group Planned at Holy Trinity
WESTFIELD – The Catholic Church of the Holy Trinity in Westfield will sponsor a Grief Support Group for anyone who is having difficulty dealing with the death of a loved one, beginning on Thursday, October 28.
Sessions will be held from 7:30 to 9 p.m. for six consecutive weeks in the Parish Council Room located in Holy Trinity Elementary School, using the Watterson Street entrance.
For more information, please call Holy Trinity Rectory at (908) 2328137 during the day or (908) 6546074 during the evenings.
Terrill Road Baptist Church Plans Annual Fall Festival
SCOTCH PLAINS — Terrill Road Baptist Church in Scotch Plains will hold its annual Fall Fest on Saturday, October 30, from 4 to 6 p.m.
Children of all ages are welcome to wear their costumes and enjoy games, food, crafts and candy. A Christian children’s entertainer and illusionist known as “Haldini” will
Ministerium Associates Elect New Officers for 1999-2000 NEW OFFICERS…Kathy Dulan, left, and Ernestine Howell have been elected
as President and Co-Chairperson, respectively, of the Westfield-Mountainside Ministerium Associates, an organization comprised of nearly 30 religious and community service organizations serving Westfield and Mountainside.
WESTFIELD — Milt Faith, Chairman of the Nominating Committee of the Westfield-Mountainside Ministerium Associates, has announced the election of Kathy Dulan as the organization’s President and Ernestine Howell as Co-Chairperson for the 1999-2000 term.
Ms. Dulan is Director of Religious Education at St. Helen’s Roman Catholic Church in Westfield, while Ms. Howell is Executive Director of the Westfield Community Center.
The Westfield-Mountainside Ministerium Associates is composed of people in the religious and community service professions serving Westfield and Mountainside.
Members gather monthly (usually the third Wednesday, from September through June) to share encouragement and information, with a special focus on spiritual nurturing, diverse networking and dialogue on significant community/spiritual issues.
also be featured. There is no charge to attend. For more information, please call (908) 322-7151.
Adoption Discussion Slated at Area Church
NORTH PLAINFIELD — Dr. Anne Brodzinsky, an adoption therapist and an adoptive mother, will speak on Monday, October 25, at the Watchung Avenue Presbyterian Church, 170 Watchung Avenue, North Plainfield.
Dr. Brodzinsky will discuss “Developmental Issues in Children’s Understanding of Their Adoption Story.”
For more information, please call (732) 227-0607.
Peter H. Hydock, 74, Army Veteran; Sales Director with Givaudan Corp. James Martin, 92, Purple Heart Recipient;
Was Truck Loader for Amione Company
James Martin, 92, of Scotch Plains, died on Monday, October 11, in Muhlenberg Regional Medical Center in Plainfield.
Born in Philadelphia, Pa., he was a resident of the Plainfield area for more than 60 years.
Mr. Martin was a truck loader for Amione Company in Newark for 40 years before retiring.
He was a United States Army veteran serving in the South Pacific during World War II, where he received the Purple Heart.
He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign War Post No. 7474 in Plainfield.
Mr. Martin was a member of St. John’s Baptist Church in Scotch Plains and a member of the Cafeteria Committee and the Men’s Fellowship.
Surviving are his wife, Louvinia Martin; a daughter, Vivian Lloyd of Stroudsburg, Pa.; a stepson, Robert Martin of Asbury Park; five grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren, and eight great-great-grandchildren.
A Funeral Service was held on
Cora C. Lyons, 93
Cora C. Lyons, 93, of Somerset died on Monday, October 18, at home.
Born in The Bronx, she had lived in Springfield and Westfield before moving to Somerset six months ago.
Mrs. Lyons had worked for the Springfield Board of Education for 20 years before retiring in 1969. During the 1930s and 1940s, she had been a clerical worker with the New Jersey Bell Telephone Company in Elizabeth.
Surviving is a daughter, Gail L. Stock.
Private services were arranged by Smith and Smith (Suburban) in Springfield.
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Eugene A. Woods
Eugene A. Woods of York, Pa., died on Monday, October 11, in the Manor Care Health Services in South York, Pa.
Born in New York City, he had lived in Westfield and Cranford before moving to York in 1977.
Mr. Woods had been an inspector and office manager with Conrail in New York and New Jersey for 32 years, retiring in 1977.
He served in the United States Army during World War II.
Mr. Woods was a member of the Old Guard in Westfield and the Elks Lodge in Cranford.
Surviving are his wife, Eleanor Woods, and a sister, Kaye Poirier.
A memorial service was pending.
October 21, 1999
Saturday, October 16, in St. John’s Baptist Church in Scotch Plains. Interment was held at Fairview Cemetery in Westfield.
Arrangements were handled by the Brown’s Funeral Home in Plainfield.
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ing 20 years ago. He was a 1950 graduate of Seton Hall University in South Orange.
He served in the United States Army during World War II.
Surviving are his wife, Pauline Hydock; two sons, James M. Hydock and Gerald J. Hydock, and three grandchildren.
A Memorial Mass was held on Friday, October 15, in St. Mary’s Church in Barnegat.
Arrangements were handled by the McCracken Funeral Home in Union.
October 21, 1999
– Obituaries –
Peter H. Hydock, 74, of Manahawkin died on Monday, October 11, in the Barbara E. Cheung Memorial Hospice in Edison.
Born in Newark, he lived in Westfield and Union before moving to Manahawkin 11 years ago.
Mr. Hydock was the director of sales for 15 years with the Givaudan Corporation in Clifton, prior to retir
Theresa J. Di Prospero, 78, Assembler For Western Instruments in Newark
Theresa Joan Di Prospero, 78, of Lakeworth, Fla. died on Saturday, October 2, at Lakeworth Hospice Hospital.
Born in Scotch Plains, she moved to Florida in 1980.
Ms. Di Prospero was an electronic assembler for Western Instruments in Newark for 39 years, retiring in 1980.
She was a communicant of St. Bartholomew the Apostle Roman Catholic Church in Scotch Plains
and a member of the Rosary Altar Society.
Surviving are three brothers, Nicholas Di Prospero, Joseph Di Prospero and Mario Di Prospero and a sister, Angelina Montalbano.
A Funeral Mass was held on Saturday, October 16, at St. Bartholomew Church.
Contributions may be made to the Center For Hope Hospice, Glenside Avenue, Scotch Plains, 07076.
October 21, 1999
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‘Gospel of Life’ Essay Planned By Knights of Columbus
WESTFIELD – The Westfield Knights of Columbus will sponsor an essay contest entitled, “Living the Gospel of Life.”
In selecting the theme, Grand Knight Fred Malley said, “The contest is an opportunity for young people to better understand the Christian response to practices, such as abortion and euthanasia which cruelly endanger the most vulnerable members of our society.”
The contest requires a composition no longer than 250 typewritten words highlighting the works of crisis pregnancy centers, Hospice and the Church.
Students can rely on the Bible, Catholic social teaching and the examples offered by leaders like Mother Teresa and John Paul II.
A prize of $100 will be awarded to one student each from both St. Helen’s and Holy Trinity’s Roman Catholic parishes.
In addition, a $100 donation to Raphael’s Life House of Elizabeth will be made in the name of the winning entrants.
According to Ms. Patti Gardner, the Youth Minister at St. Helen’s, “Kids want to know the truth and the truth is all human life is to be cher
ished and protected.” Those students attending grades 6-12 can find entry forms through the religious education programs for both St. Helen’s and Holy Trinity, as well as Holy Trinity School.
The deadline for submission is Monday, January 10, 2000 and the winners will be announced on Saturday, January 22, the anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Roe versus Wade decision legalizing abortion.
St. Paul’s Episcopal Sets Annual Book Sale
WESTFIELD — St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Westfield is seeking book donations for its annual Friends of Music Book Sale which will be held from Sunday, November 7, to Tuesday, November 9.
Hardcover and paperback fiction, nonfiction, audio books, cookbooks and children’s books are especially needed.
The church is unable to accept donations of textbooks, magazines, encyclopedias, records or Reader’s Digest books.
Book donations are now being accepted and may be dropped off at the church at any time.
For further information, please call (908) 232-8506 for Charles Banks at Extension No. 17 or Karen Landherr at Extension No. 10.
St. John Baptist Plans Men’s Day Service
SCOTCH PLAINS – The Annual Men’s Day Service will be held this Sunday, October 24, at 10:45 a.m. at St. John Baptist Church on Morse Avenue in Scotch Plains.
A special Men’s Day Choir will provide the music, and the public is invited to attend.
The Reverend Kelmo C. Porter, Jr. is the Pastor. The guest speaker for the service will be the Reverend Keith Marshall, Pastor of the Macedonia Baptist Church in Trenton.
A pre-Men’s Day “Gospel Explosion” Musical will be held on Saturday, October 23, at 7 p.m., featuring male chorus groups from area churches and the Reverend Michael Jordan from the Genessee Community Baptist Church of Englewood, who is a gospel singer.
United Fund Executive Speaks To Rotary Club of Westfield INFORMATIVE GUEST SPEAKER…United Fund of Westfield Executive
Director Linda Maggio, a Past President of the Rotary Club of Westfield, was the speaker at a recent regular Rotary Club meeting. Pictured, left to right, are: Club Service Director Jane Sentivan, Mrs. Maggio and Rotary Club President Dr. William B. Bonsall.
WESTFIELD — Linda Maggio, Executive Director of the United Fund of Westfield and a Past President of the Rotary Club of Westfield, spoke
to her fellow Rotarians recently on the role of the United Fund in helping to make Westfield “A Community United in Caring.”
Mrs. Maggio explained that the United Fund works to pull the community together to solve various problems, serving as the critical link between government, business and human service agencies to make an impact on people’s lives.
In conclusion, Mrs. Maggio told the “Goose Story,” in which she explained how the behavior of geese reflects a strong sense of community among the wildlife. As examples, she discussed how geese travel together in a common direction, take turns with demanding jobs and assist one another in need.
Hadassah Chapter Sets Membership Event
WESTFIELD — The Westfield Chapter of Hadassah, the largest women’s Jewish membership organization in the United States, will have its annual paid-up membership event on Monday, October 25, at 7 p.m. at Temple Emanu-El in Westfield.
A light supper will be served after which Lila Barsky, Hadassah regional advisor, will speak. The evening will conclude with Israeli dancing.
Various members will present a program covering issues in which Hadassah has assumed a leadership role in the United States, Israel and the world.
Westfield Center Plans Alzheimer’s Program On Saturday Afternoon
WESTFIELD — Westfield Center, Genesis ElderCare will host an Alzheimer’s Awareness Day this Saturday, October 23, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at the center, located at 1515 Lamberts Mill Road in Westfield.
The event will include education and resources for caregivers of Alzheimer’s patients. There will also be free refreshments for all who attend.
The event is sponsored by Westfield Center, with resources from the Northern New Jersey Alzheimer’s Association, Pfizer and COPSA.
For further information, please call Karen Donnelly or Mary Kilroy at (908) 233-9700.
Car Wash, Food Drive Slated by Cub Scouts
SCOTCH PLAINS — Cub Scout Pack No. 98 will hold a car wash and bake sale on Saturday, October 23, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 1171 Terrill Road in Scotch Plains.
In addition, the scouts will also be accepting donations of nonperishable food items and personal care products that will be distributed locally to those in need, particularly families that suffered great losses due to Hurricane Floyd.
Covering Fanwood, Mountainside, Scotch Plains and Westfield, Union County, New Jersey (NJ)