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– Obituaries –
Joseph Baker, 62, Was Carpenter At Runnells Hospital for 16 Years
Joseph E. Baker, Jr., 62, of Scotch Plains died on Friday, August 20, at home.
Born in Jersey City, he had moved to Scotch Plains 29 years ago.
Mr. Baker was a carpenter for UnionCountyat theJohnE.Runnells Hospital in Berkeley Heights for 16 years.
Surviving are his former wife, CharnetteBanks ofLinden;twosons, Edward J. Baker of McGuire Air Force Base, Wrightstown, and Michael V. Baker of Linden; his daughter, Toni Baker of Charlotte, N. C.; two sisters, Janet Elliot and
Thelma Kilby, both of Orange, and three grandchildren.
A Memorial Service was held on August 27 at the Cathedral Second Baptist Church in Perth Amboy.
Arrangements were handled by the Judkins Colonial Home in Plainfield.
Memorial donations may be made to the Cathedral Second Baptist Church, Madison Avenue, Perth Amboy, 08861.
September 2, 1999
Ralph Russo, 68, Korean War Veteran; Was Owner of Russo Business Machines
Ralph M. Russo, Sr., 68, of Scotch Plains died on Tuesday, August 24, in the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick.
Born in Paterson, he lived in North Arlington and Woodbridge before moving to Scotch Plains 33 years ago.
Mr. Russo was the owner of Russo Business Machines in Scotch Plains for 30 years before retiring in 1994.
He served in the United States MarineCorps duringtheKoreanWar.
Mr. Russo was a past president of the South Plainfield Lions Club and of the New Jersey Office Machine
Dealers Association. Hewas acommunicantofImmaculate Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church in Scotch Plains.
Surviving are his wife, Elsie Lombardi Russo; three sons, Thomas M. Russo, Richard R. Russo and Ralph M. Russo, Jr.; a daughter, Patricia E. Whitehouse; a brother, Michael Russo; his mother, Grace Tripsas Russo and 10 grandchildren.
Arrangements were handled by the RossiFuneral HomeinScotchPlains.
A Funeral Mass was held on August 27 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church.
Memorial donations may be made to the Cancer Institute of New Jersey, 195 Little Albany Street, New Brunswick, 08901.
September 2, 1999
Douglas H. Sampson, 90
Douglas H. Sampson, 90, of Cornwall Manor, Cornwall, Pa. died on Wednesday, August 25, in Good Samaritan Hospital in Lebanon, Pa.
Born in Jersey City on June 20, 1909, the son of the late Albert and Helen Hazen Sampson, he formerly lived in Vermont and Westfield.
Mr. Sampson had worked at the former Bell Labs in Murray Hill in the purchasing department for 37 years before retiring.
He was an Eagle Scout, leader and former commissioner of the Watchung Area Boy Scouts of America and was Valedictorian of the1930 graduatingclassofWharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
He was a member of the Lower Brandywine Presbyterian Church in Wilmington, Del. and of Atlas Pythagoras Lodge No. 10 of the Free and Accepted Masons in Westfield.
Surviving are his wife of 32 years, Mary Anne P. Cote Sampson; two sons, Robert D. Sampson of Ridgewood and John H. Sampson; a daughter, Mary Louise Clayton of Summit, and eight grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held at a later date. Interment will be at Fairview Cemetery in Westfield.
Arrangements are being handled by the Rohland Funeral Home, Inc. in Lebanon.
September 2, 1999
Richard G. Ehrhart, 70
Richard G. Ehrhart, 70, of Westfield died on Thursday, August 26, in Overlook Hospital in Summit.
Born in Elizabeth, he moved to Westfield last year.
Mr. Ehrhart had been a security guard for the Union County Courthouse Garage in Elizabeth for 30 years before retiring in 1990.
Prior to that, he had worked for Childhood Interest in Roselle and for the Thatcher Finance Company in Garwood.
He was a member of the Men’s Club of the Elmore White Castle in Elizabeth.
Surviving arethreesisters,Bernice Mc Gowan, Ginny Mc Donough and Mary Van Buskirk, and two brothers, Thomas Ehrhart and James Joseph Ehrhart.
A Mass was offered on Saturday, August 28, in St. Michael’s Church in Cranford, following the funeral from the Higgins and Bonner Echo Lake Funeral Home in Westfield.
September 2, 1999
William Plant, 64, Sales Executive; Active in Little League and Jaycees
William Voorhees Plant, 64, of Westfield died on Thursday, August 26, at home.
Born in Jersey City, he moved to Westfield in 1963.
Mr. Plant had been a sales executive with Westvaco Corporation and Champion International Paper before retiring in 1994. He also owned The Cheese Shop, a gourmet food store in Westfield.
He attended Blair Academy in Blairstown and was awarded a bachelor’s degree in geology from Colgate UniversityinHamilton,N. Y.
After obtaining his degree, he entered the United States Army and graduated from Officers Candidate School in Fort Sill, Okla. Achieving the rank of Second Lieutenant, he was honorably discharged in 1960.
Mr. Plant was a member of the Westfield Jaycees, the Westfield Boosters Association, the Westfield Little League Baseball, Football and Wrestling Associations, the Echo
Lake Country Club, the Colonial Westfield Bridge and Tennis Club and the Westfield Y.
He was also a member of the First United Methodist Church in Westfield, where he served as a Stephens Minister and was active with the church youth.
He was also an elected committeeman for the First Ward, Third District in Westfield for the Republican organization of Union County.
Surviving are his wife, Maretta Moore Plant; two sons, Scott Plant and Craig Plant; a daughter, Suzannah Plant, and two grandchildren.
A memorial service was held on Saturday, August 28, at the First United Methodist Church.
Memorial donations may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Westfield, 1 East Broad Street, Westfield, 07090; The Cancer Center at Somerset Medical Center, 110 Rehill Avenue, Somerville, 08876 or to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN), P. O. Box 4809, Palos Verdes, Calif. 90274.
Arrangements werehandledbythe Dooley ColonialHome,556Westfield Avenue in Westfield.
Frederick Linge, 86, F& AM Member; Inducted Into Bowlers Hall of Fame
Frederick William Linge, 86, of Scotch Plains died on Thursday, August 26, in Muhlenberg Regional Medical Center in Plainfield.
Born in Jersey City, he had lived in Cranford before moving to Scotch Plains 34 years ago.
Mr. Linge had been employed as a regional sales manager with Beckley Perforating Company in Garwood for more than 30 years, retiring in 1984.
He graduated from the University of Alabama in 1934 with a degree in psychology.
He was a member of the Azure Lodge No. 129 of the Free and Accepted Masons in Cranford, Ancient Accepted Scottish RiteValley of Northern New Jersey, the Old Guard
Joseph F. Mellor, Jr., 85, Held Patent; Was Published in Chemistry Journals
Joseph F. Mellor, Jr., 85, of Westfield died on Thursday, August 26, at home.
Born and raised in Philadelphia, he lived in Westfield since 1951.
Mr. Mellor had been an industrial
Charles J. Doyle, 79, Army Veteran; Was Brakeman for the Erie Railroad
Charles J. Doyle, 79, of Scotch Plains died on Friday, August 27, in Muhlenberg Regional Medical Center in Plainfield.
Born in Bayonne, he had lived in
Rose J. Marich, 77
Rose J. Marich, 77, of Fanwood died on Friday, August 27, at home.
Born in Guttenberg, she had lived in West New York before moving to Fanwood in 1959.
Mrs. Marich was a member of the Slovich Catholic Sokol Club.
Surviving is a sister, Helen Prihel. A Mass was offered in St. Bartholomew the Apostle Roman Catholic Church in Scotch Plains on Tuesday, August 31.
Funeral arrangements were handled by the Rossi Funeral Home in Scotch Plains.
September 2, 1999
Alice Kellogg, 90, Garden Club Member; Had Lived in Westfield for Over 65 Years
Alice Luellen Kellogg, 90, a former longtime Westfield resident, died on Sunday, August 29, at The Monroe Village Nursing Home in Jamesburg.
Born in Newton, Mass., she had lived in Westfield for over 65 years.
Mrs. Kellogg was a member of the Westfield Garden Club.
Surviving are her husband of 69 years,Chester M.Kellogg;threesons, C. Burton Kellogg, 2nd of Westfield,
hygienist with American Cyanamid Company in Wayne from 1951 to 1979. Prior to that, he had worked as the Assistant Director of the Bureau of Industrial Hygiene in Pennsylvania from 1947 to 1951.
He received a patent in 1966 for the recovery of Acrylamide from its salts by vaporization with an inert gas.
Mr. Mellor also had articles published in many technical journals in the chemistry field and had professional affiliations with the Boards of Industrial Hygiene in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
He graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry from St. Joseph’s College in Philadelphia in 1935.
He was a First Lieutenant in the United States Army during World War II.
He was predeceased by his wife, Mary “Carroll” Mellor.
Surviving are a son, Jay Mellor; two daughters, Carroll Mellor and Bonnie Holmes, and two grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian burial was held on Monday, August 30, at St. Helen’s Roman Catholic Church in Westfield. Interment was at Fairview Cemetery in Westfield.
Arrangements were handled by the Dooley ColonialHome,556Westfield Avenue in Westfield.
Memorial donations may be made to the Helping Hands and Hearts Fund of St. Helen’s Church.
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of Westfield and the duplicate bridge group of the Old Guard.
Mr. Linge served as President of the Union County Bowling Association and was inducted into the Union CountyBowlersHall ofFamein1984.
Surviving are his wife, Ruth Gerlach Linge, and a niece and nephew, both of Germany.
A memorial service was held on Tuesday, August 31, at the Scotch Plains Baptist Church.
Arrangements were handled by the Memorial Funeral Home, 155 South Avenue in Fanwood.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Lung Association or to the American Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
September 2, 1999
Jersey City before moving to Scotch Plains 33 years ago.
Mr. Doyle had been employed as a brakeman for the Erie Railroad in Jersey City for many years before retiring in 1984.
A veteran of World War II, he served with the United States Army as a Private First Class in Battery A of the 228th Field Artillery Battalion.
Mr. Doyle was a member of St. Bartholomew the Apostle Roman Catholic Church in Scotch Plains.
was also a member of the American Legion Post No. 209 in Scotch Plains.
He was predeceased by his wife, Kathryn M. Barron Doyle, in March
1994. Surviving are his brother, Thomas Doyle of Alabama, and two grandsons.
A Mass was offered on Monday, August 30, at St. Bartholomew the Apostle Church, following the funeral from the Memorial Funeral Home, 155 South Avenue in Fanwood.
Interment was at the Forest Green Park Cemetery in Marlboro Township.
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Hugh M. Kellogg of Washington Crossing, Pa. and Daniel B. Kellogg of Cherry Grove, S. C.; eight grandchildren and seven greatgrandchildren.
Services were private under the direction of the Gray Funeral Home, 318 East Broad Street in Westfield.
Memorial donations may be made to Children’s Specialized Hospital in Mountainside.
September 2, 1999
Wayne Adelmann, Jr., 38
Wayne Adelmann, Jr., 38, of Flemington died on Thursday, August 26, in the Hunterdon Medical Center in Flemington.
Born in Plainfield, he had lived in South Plainfield and in Scotch Plains beforemoving toFlemingtonin1997.
Mr. Adelmann was a store manager with the A& P Corporation in New Providence for 10 years.
He served in the United States Navy during peacetime.
Surviving are his mother, Elaine Giltner; hisstepfather,DavidGiltner; two sisters, Lorraine Layton and Christian Deutsch; two stepbrothers, Steven Giltner and Thomas Giltner, and his grandfather, William Bahrey.
Funeral services were held on Monday, August 30, in the Rossi Funeral Home in Scotch Plains.
September 2, 1999
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Florence Madonia, 90
Florence Madonia, 90, of Westfield died Tuesday, August 31, at home.
Born in Wilmington, Del., she lived inElizabethfor 80yearsbeforemoving to Westfield four years ago.
Mrs. Madonia was a seamstress for a varietyof clothingmanufacturersinthe Elizabeth area for 45 years before retirHe ing in 1971.
She was a member of St. Anne’s Rosary Society, and was also a member oftheseniorcitizens societyandabingo volunteer, all of the St. Anthony’s Roof man Catholic Church in Elizabeth.
Survivingare ason,JosephMadonia; two daughters, Mary Ann Foster and Patricia Matzek; two brothers, James Picaro and Joseph Picaro; two sisters, Mary LaBracioandSallyMarcantonio; four grandchildren and a greatgrand child.
A Funeral Mass was offered on Fri day, September 2, at St. Anthony’s Church. Arrangements were handled by the Petruccelli Funeral Home in Elizabeth.
September 2, 1999
Fall Consignment Sale Set By Mothers’ Center Group
READY FOR THEIR SALE… The Mothers’ Center of Central Jersey will hold its semiannual consignment sale on Wednesday and Thursday, September 22 and 23, from 9 a. m. to 2 p. m. on each day, at the Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church, Watchung Avenue at East 7th Street in Plainfield. Merchandise will include children’s fall and winter clothing in sizes newborn to 14, toys, maternity clothes and baby equipment. Pictured, left to right, modeling clothes, are: front row, Nikki Segulin, Tasha Segulin, Grace Pfeifer and Madeline Pfeifer; back row, Alex Segulin and River Berreman.
SCOTCH PLAINS — The Mothers’ Center of Central Jersey will hold its semiannual consignment sale on Wednesday and Thursday, September 22 and 23, from 9 a. m. to 2 p. m. on each day, at the Crescent Avenue Presbyte rian Church, Watchung Avenue at East 7th Street in Plainfield.
The sale will feature gently used children’s fall and winter clothing in sizesfromnewborn to14,includingcoats and boots. Other merchandise will in clude toys, maternity clothes and baby equipment.
The Mothers’ Center sale is the larg est of its kind in central New Jersey.
More than 100 consignors provide high quality items at a fraction of retail prices.
A portion of the proceeds will benefit the activities of the Mothers’ Center, a nonprofit, nonsectarian organization founded in 1978 by mothers for mothers. The group offers daytime support and study groups, evening parent education workshops, social activities and library resources for women throughout central New Jersey.
New members are always welcome. For more information, please call (908) 5611751 or visit the Mothers’ Center Websiteatwww. westfieldnj.com/ mccnj.