A WATCHUNG COMMUNICATIONS, INC. PUBLICATION The Westfield Leader and THE TIMES of Scotch Plains – Fanwood Thursday, June 25, 1998 Page 11
GRAY'S 2X5 DOOLEY'S
2X5 MEMORIAL FUNERAL
Elmer Lasher, 86, Seniors' Treasurer; Owned Watchung Press for 25 Years
Elmer E. "Bud" Lasher, 86, of Cranford died on Thursday, June 18, at Muhlenberg Regional Medical Center in Plainfield.
Born in New York City, he had lived in Fanwood for 46 years before moving to Cranford five years ago.
Mr. Lasher had been the owner and operator of the Watchung Press in Fanwood for 25 years, retiring in 1982.
He was a member and former Treasurer of the Scotch Plains Senior Citizens.
He was predeceased by his wife, Dorothy Burnesser Lasher, in 1984, and a brother, John B. Lasher.
Surviving are two sons, Thomas E. Lasher of Colchester, Vermont and John B. Lasher of New Jersey; two daughters, Ann L. Prow of Fox River Grove, Illinois and Jane M. Sapienza of Fanwood; a brother, William W. Lasher of Scotch Plains; a sister, Mary Jane Mahoney of Scotch Plains; 10 grandchildren, and a great- granddaughter.
A Funeral Mass was held on Saturday, June 20, at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church in Scotch Plains. Entombment took place at St. Gertrude Cemetery in Colonia.
Arrangements were handled by the Memorial Funeral Home, 155 South Avenue in Fanwood.
Memorial donations may be made to the Peritoneal Dialysis Unit of Muhlenberg Regional Medical Center, Park Avenue and Randolph Road, Plainfield, 07061.
June 25, 1998
Elizabeth Jackson, Ballroom Dancer; Was Lunch Aide at Roosevelt School
Elizabeth L. Caswell Jackson of Westfield died on Tuesday, June 16, in Overlook Hospital in Summit.
Born and raised in Jersey City, she had lived in South Plainfield, Westfield and Scotch Plains before moving back to Westfield seven years ago.
Mrs. Jackson had been employed as a lunch aide at Roosevelt Middle
School, now Roosevelt Intermediate School, in Westfield for 10 years. She later worked in the cafeteria at Bell Labs in Murray Hill for 14 years prior to retiring in 1974.
An accomplished ballroom dancer, she had participated in many dance competitions at the Roseland Theatre in Newark during the 1960s. She was active at Farcher's Grove in Union.
Mrs. Jackson was a member of the Ladies Aid Society of the Redeemer Lutheran Church in Westfield.
She was predeceased by her husband, Webster Jackson; a son, Ralph Jackson, and nine brothers and sisters.
Surviving are two sons, Herbert Jackson and Jonathan Jackson; a daughter, Phyllis Reeves; a brother, Bill Caswell; seven grandchildren; six great- grandchildren, and a great- greatgrandchild.
A funeral service was held on Friday, June 19, at the Redeemer Lutheran Church. Interment took place at Hillside Cemetery in Scotch Plains.
Arrangements were handled by the Dooley Colonial Funeral Home, 556 Westfield Avenue in Westfield.
Memorial donations may be made to the Redeemer Lutheran Building Fund.
June 25, 1998
Ira H. Weinstock, 56, Had Taught In Scotch Plains- Fanwood Schools
Edith Greenhouse, 85
Edith Greenhouse, 85, of Westfield died on Wednesday, June 17, at home.
Born in New York City, she had lived in The Bronx and Queens Village before moving to Westfield in 1959.
Mrs. Greenhouse had worked for the Library of Congress and was a Braille transcriber for the Lighthouse Inc. in New York City.
Surviving are a daughter, Norma Svedosh; four grandchildren, and two great- grandchildren.
Funeral services were held on Thursday, June 18, at the Higgins and Bonner Echo Lake Funeral Home in Westfield.
June 25, 1998
Harry J. Diller, 51
Harry J. Diller, 51, of Plainfield, died Thursday, June 18, at the Raritan Bay Medical Center in Perth Amboy.
Born in Rahway, he had lived in Fanwood prior to moving to Plainfield in 1960.
Mr. Diller was a graduate of Rutgers University in New Brunswick.
He was a United States Army veteran of the Vietnam War. Mr. Diller was a salesman at Associated Auto Parts in Linden for many years.
Surviving are his wife, Linda McBride Diller; a son, Christopher Diller; a daughter, Kate Diller; four brothers, Richard Diller of Belle Mead, Thomas Diller of Elmwood Park, Robert Diller of Green Brook and William Diller of Brick; three sisters, Sarah Diller of Old Bridge and Elizabeth Diller and Shirley Birath, both of Plainfield.
A Funeral Mass was held on Monday, June 22, at St. Bernard's Roman Catholic Church in Plainfield.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Kate Diller Education Fund, care of First Community Bank, 450 Somerset Street, North Plainfield, 07060.
Arrangements were handled by the Higgins Home for Funerals in Watchung.
June 25, 1998
Paul Miklas, Sr., 93
Paul Miklas, Sr., 93, of Scotch Plains, died Thursday, June 18, in the Westfield Center, Genesis ElderCare Network, in Westfield.
Born in Czechoslovakia, he had lived in Youngstown, Ohio, Newark and Hillside before moving to Scotch Plains eight years ago.
Mr. Miklas was an assembly worker with the General Motors Corporation in Linden for 30 years prior to retiring in 1967.
He was a member of the Voters Assembly of the Zion Lutheran Church.
Surviving are his wife of 70 years, Ann Miklas; two sons, Paul Miklas, Jr. and Walter J. Miklas; a brother, Martin Miklas; three sisters, Betty Lerch, Katy Lerch and Christine Zapka; six grandchildren, and seven great- grandchildren.
A Funeral Service was held on Tuesday, June 23, in the Zion Lutheran Church in Clark. Arrangements were handled by the Werson Funeral Home in Linden.
June 25, 1998
Rae E. Stanton, 85
Rae E. Stanton, 85, of Scotch Plains, died Tuesday, June 2, at home.
Born in Newark, she had lived in Westfield before moving to Scotch Plains 36 years ago.
Mrs. Stanton was an X- ray technician with the Summit Medical Group for many years prior to retiring.
She was a graduate of Summit High School and the College of St. Elizabeth in Convent Station.
She was predeceased by her husband, William K. Stanton. A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, June 28, at 3 p. m. at the First United Methodist Church, 1 East Broad Street, Westfield.
Arrangements are being handled by the Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home in Clark.
Donations may be made to the First United Methodist Church Memorial Fund.
June 25, 1998 Dominic Ciufo, 95
Dominic Ciufo, 95, of South Plainfield, died Wednesday, June 17, at Father Hudson House Nursing Home in Elizabeth.
Born and raised in Italy, he had lived in Plainfield before moving to South Plainfield 35 years ago.
Mr. Ciufo had owned and operated Dominic Ciufo and Sons Construction in South Plainfield for more than 50 years before retiring in 1985.
He was predeceased by his wife, Margaret Ronco Ciufo, in 1990.
Surviving are two sons, Anthony J. Ciufo of Hillsborough and John Ciufo of Scotch Plains; a daughter, Marion Cremone of South Plainfield; two brothers, Michael Ciufo of Florida and John Ciufo of Warren; a sister, Josephine Tucciarone of Canada; 10 grandchildren, and 13 great- grandchildren.
A Funeral Mass was held Saturday, June 20, at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in South Plainfield.
Arrangements were handled by the Higgins Home for Funerals in Plainfield.
June 25, 1998
PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE
May L. Clarke, 86
May L. Clarke, 86, of Scotch Plains, died Tuesday, June 23, at John E. Runnells Specialized Hospital in Berkeley Heights.
Born in Brooklyn, she had lived in Westfield for over 30 years before moving to Scotch Plains in 1996.
Mrs. Clark was a graduate of Brooklyn Secretarial School and had worked as a secretary for Bankers Trust in New York City before retiring in 1972.
She was a member of the Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence and the Heritage Chapter No. 2 Order of the Eastern Star in the Bay Ridge section of Brooklyn.
She was predeceased by her two husbands, Alex Beckman, in 1948, and Herbert Clarke, in 1986.
Surviving is a stepdaughter, Barbara Knipp of West Virginia; a sister, Alice Faust of Scotch Plains, and a brother Ralph Swenson of York, Pennsylvania.
Funeral Services will be held today, Thursday, June 25, at 10: 30 a. m. at Memorial Funeral Home, 155 South Avenue, Fanwood. Interment will be at Fairview Cemetery in Westfield.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Memorial Fund of Faith Lutheran Church, 524 South Street, New Providence, 07974.
June 25, 1998
Doris M. Venezia, 71
Doris M. Venezia, 71, of Scotch Plains, died Sunday, June 21, at home.
Born in Elizabeth, she had moved to Scotch Plains in 1971.
Mrs. Venezia was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Bartholomew the Apostle Roman Catholic Church in Scotch Plains.
Surviving are two daughters, Karen L. Calia and Robin A. Suriano, and six grandchildren.
Services will be held today, Thursday, June 25, at 9 a. m. at the Rossi Funeral Home in Scotch Plains. A Funeral Mass will follow at 10 a. m. at St. Bartholomew Church.
June 25, 1998
TOWNSHIP OF SCOTCH PLAINS ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on
JULY 9, 1998 at 7: 30 p. m. in the Municipal Building, 430 Park Avenue, Scotch Plains, New Jersey, the Scotch Plains Zoning Board of Adjustment will hold a public hearing to consider appeal of:
Eula Andrews for permission to continue to utilize the premises located at 441 Hunter Avenue (Block No. 503, Lot No. 22), Scotch Plains, to house veterans under the Residential Care Program of the U. S. Veteran's Administration pursuant to Section 23- 4.3 of the Zoning Ordinance allowing for temporary permission not to exceed a period of one (1) year.
Keith and Julia Alexander for a Variance to permit the construction of a deck at the property located at
2235 Algonquin Drive (Block No. 8403, Lot No. 11), Scotch Plains, contrary to the following sections of the Zoning Ordinance:
Section 23- 3.4A, Para. G, Col. 10 whereby minimum rear- yard setback required is thirty (30) feet; proposed: twenty (20) feet.
Section 23- 3.4A, Para. G, Col. 8
whereby minimum side- yard setback required is eight (8) feet; existing: 2.76 feet; proposed: three (3) feet.
Stephen and Marcia Flood for a Variance to permit the construction of a pool and garden shed at the property located at 6 Kevin Road (Block No. 5302, Lot No. 11),
Scotch Plains, contrary to the following section of the Zoning Ordinance:
Section 23- 3.5b4 whereby maximum size permitted for a structure associated with a swimming pool is 200 square feet; proposed: 275 square feet (+/-).
Christopher Koster for a Variance to permit the construction of a deck at the property located at 2095 Princeton Avenue (Block No. 8501, Lot No. 9), Scotch Plains, contrary to the following section of the Zoning Ordinance:
Section 23- 3.4A, Para. G, Col. 10
whereby minimum rear- yard setback required is thirty (30) feet; proposed: nineteen (19) feet (+/-).
Jewish Community Center of Central New Jersey for permission to amend its previously- approved Site Plan of the property located at 1361- 1391 Martine Avenue (Block No. 10301, Lot No. 16
and Block No. 10401, Lot. No. 1.01), Scotch Plains, to allow for the following modifications:
- Installation of directional signage; and - Installation of additional lighting
on the building and the removal and/ or relocation of other site lighting. All interested persons may be present and heard.
The file pertaining to this application is in the Office of the Zoning Board of Adjustment, 430 Park Avenue, 2nd Floor, Scotch Plains, and is available for public inspection during regular office hours.
Linda M. Lies Secretary to the Zoning Board of Adjustment
Township of Scotch Plains 1 T — 6/ 25/ 98, The Times Fee: $71.40
Ira Harvey Weinstock, 56, of Cranford, died Thursday, June 18, in Northwest Covenant Medical Center in Denville.
Born in Tampa, Florida, he had lived in Clark before moving to Cranford 30 years ago.
Mr. Weinstock had attended Newark State College where he received bachelor's and master's degrees in education.
He was employed by the Elizabeth Board of Education as a speech therapist and co- administrator of
the district's transitional education program.
Prior to that he had been a teacher for the Scotch Plains- Fanwood school system, Vice Principal of Winfield Park Elementary School and Rahway Junior High School and Principal of the Morristown Regional Day School in Morris Plains.
He was Past President of the Board of Education and President and founder of Summer Fun Associations, Inc., both of Cranford.
Mr. Weinstock was a member of the American Speech and Hearing Association, the New Jersey Education Association and the Elizabeth Education Association.
He had also been a coach for the Cranford Little League and was a member of the Men's Club of Temple Emanu- El of Westfield.
Surviving are his wife, Barbara Weinstock; two daughters, Michele Weinstock and Lisa Weinstock; a son, Scott Weinstock; his parents, Sylvia and Irving Weinstock, and two brothers, Les Weinstock and Dr. Perry Weinstock.
Services were held on Tuesday, June 23, in the Menorah Chapels at Millburn in Union.
June 25, 1998
– Obituaries –
PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE SUPERIOR COURT OF NEW JERSEY
CHANCERY DIVISION UNION COUNTY DOCKET NO.
F- 10240- 96 NOTICE TO ABSENT DEFENDANTS
STATE OF NEW JERSEY TO: GEORGE WARREN, AS CO- TRUSTEES FOR INFANT KA'SETTE
YOU ARE HEREBY summoned and required to serve upon ALLOCCA & PELLEGRINO, P. C., Attorneys for Plaintiff, whose address is 4 Century Drive, Parsippany, New Jersey 07054, an Answer to the Complaint and Amendment to Complaint (if any) filed in a Civil Action in which FUNB Cust. for D. H. & Assoc. is plaintiff and Berkley Pearyer and Deborah Pearyer, his wife, et als. are defendants, pending in the Superior Court of New Jersey, within 35 days after June 25, 1998 exclusive of such date. If you fail to do so, Judgment by Default may be rendered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. You shall file your Answer and Proof of Service in duplicate with the Clerk of the Superior Court, Hughes Justice Complex, CN- 971, Trenton, New Jersey 08625, in accordance with the Rules of Civil Practice and Procedure.
You are further advised that if you are unable to obtain an attorney you may communicate with the Lawyer Referral Service of the county of venue and that if you cannot afford an attorney, you may communicate with the Legal Services Office of the county of venue. The names and telephone numbers of such agencies are as follows:
Lawyer Referral Service: (908) 353- 4715 Legal Service: (908) 354- 4340 THIS ACTION has been instituted for the purpose of foreclosing the following tax sale certificate( s): 1. A certain tax certificate 87- 22, recorded on June 13, 1989, made by Lorraine R. Stopinski, Collector of Taxes of City of Plainfield, and State of New Jersey to City of Plainfield and subsequently assigned to plaintiff, FUNB Cust. for D. H. & Assoc. This covers real estate located in the City of Plainfield, County of Union, and State of New Jersey, known as 524- 26 East Second Street, Block No. 325, Lot No. 8, as shown on the Tax Assessment Map and Tax Map duplicate of City of Plainfield.
YOU, George Warren, as Co- Trustee for Infant Ka'sette Danyell Giones, are made a defendant in the above entitled action because on December 23, 1981, Union County Surrogate, and George Warren, as CoTrustee for Infant Ka'sette Danyell Goins entered a Judgement against Deborah Pearyer, et als., for a debt of $15,250.00 in the Superior Court of New Jersey, under Docket No. J- 06744- 81.
DONALD F. PHELAN CLERK OF THE SUPERIOR COURT
OF NEW JERSEY ALLOCCA & PELLEGRINO 4 Century Drive Parsippany, New Jersey 07054 1 T — 6/ 25/ 98, The Leader Fee: $59.16
Charles A. Schweitzer, Sr., 77; Founded Edison Adult School
Charles A. Schweitzer, 77, of Westfield, died Wednesday, June 10, at home. Born in Elizabeth, he had lived in Roselle Park before moving to Westfield 34 years ago.
Mr. Schweitzer was a machinist's mate in the United States Coast Guard during World War II. In 1943, while in the Coast Guard lookout at Vilano Beach, Florida, he rescued two young brothers from drowning and received a citation for his efforts.
He graduated from Seton Hall University in South Orange where he majored in psychology and philosophy. He received a master's degree in psychology at Fordham University and attended doctoral classes at Rutgers University in New Brunswick.
Mr. Schweitzer helped establish an Adult and Continuing Education program at Edison High School in
1965. In 1989 he retired from the Edison school system as the Director of that program and continued as a member of the advisory board until a few years ago.
He was a member of the National Education Association and the New Jersey Association of School Administrators. He also was a member of the American Legion of Westfield and the Old Guard of Westfield.
Surviving are his wife of 50 years, Marie Colline Schweitzer; a son, Charles Schweitzer, Jr., of Scotch Plains, and a daughter, Elizabeth Nilsen of Westfield.
A Funeral Mass was held on Saturday, June 13, at St. Helen's Roman Catholic Church in Westfield. Entombment was at St. Gertrude's Roman Catholic Cemetery in the Colonia Section of Woodbridge.
Arrangements were handled by the Higgins and Bonner Echo Lake Funeral Home in Westfield.
June 25, 1998
Fred E. Goodwin, 88
Fred E. Goodwin, 88, a former Westfield resident, died Saturday, June 20, at Wapakoneta Manor in Wapakoneta, Ohio.
Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, he had lived in Westfield for 42 years.
Mr. Goodwin had worked with the Butler Manufacturing Company in New York as the Eastern Division Manager, and later with the engineering department of the C. F. Braun Company in Murray Hill.
He was a communicant of the First United Methodist Church in Wapakoneta. He also was a member of the Wapakoneta Rotary Club.
Mr. Goodwin was a former member of the New York City American Military Engineers and the New York Sales Executive Club of New York City, and the Old Guard of Westfield.
He was predeceased by a son, John F. Goodwin, and a brother, O. J. Goodwin, Jr.
Surviving are his wife of almost 60 years, Pauline E. Dancer; another son, James F. Goodwin of Bernardsville, and five grandchildren.
Arrangements were handled by the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.
June 25, 1998
Frank E. Durnan, 71
Frank Edward Durnan, 71, of Scotch Plains, died Sunday, June 21, at home.
Born in Jersey City, he had lived in Westfield before moving to Scotch Plains in 1976.
Mr. Durnan had been a warehouse worker at Twin County Grocers in Edison for 20 years, prior to retiring in 1988.
Surviving are his wife, Frances Chobotor Durnan; a niece, and four nephews.
Funeral Services will be held today, Thursday, June 25, at 10: 15 a. m. at Higgins Home for Funerals in North Plainfield. A funeral Mass will follow at 11 a. m. at St. Bartholomew the Apostle Roman Catholic Church, 2032 Westfield Avenue, Scotch Plains.
June 25, 1998
Betty Kittleson, 78,
Betty Kittleson, 78, a former 30- year resident of Westfield, died Thursday, June 18, at the Arbor Hospice in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Born in Weehawken, she had lived in Detroit and Cranford before settling in Westfield.
Mrs. Kittleson was a member of the Westfield Community Players and had been President of the Musical Club of Westfield. She helped to raise funds through benefit concerts for the Trailside Nature and Science Center's observatory and planetarium in Mountainside.
Mrs. Kittleson was a member of the Opera Theater of Westfield, which eventually became the New Jersey State Opera. She also sang for many years in the choir, as well as soloist, for the First Baptist Church in Westfield.
She was predeceased by her husband, Allen Richard Kittleson, in 1986.
Surviving are two sons, Steven Kittleson of Plainsboro, and Glenn Kittleson of Redford, Michigan.
A Memorial Service will be held this Sunday, June 28, at 1 p. m. at the First Baptist Church, 170 Elm Street, Westfield.
June 25, 1998
SUPERIOR COURT OF NEW JERSEY, CHANCERY DIVISION, UNION COUNTY, DOCKET NO. F- 9685- 97.
FIRST UNITED MORTGAGE COMPANY, PLAINTIFF vs. ANDREW VOLPE, ET ALS, DEFENDANT.
CIVIL ACTION, WRIT OF EXECUTION, DATED APRIL 3, 1998 FOR SALE OF MORTGAGED PREMISES.
By virtue of the above- stated writ of execution to me directed I shall expose for sale by public vendue, on the 6th Floor of the Union County Court House (Tower) 2 Broad Street, Elizabeth, New Jersey on WEDNESDAY THE 1ST DAY OF JULY A. D., 1998 at two o'clock in the afternoon of said day. All successful bidders must have 20% of their bid available in cash or certified check at the conclusion of the sales.
The judgment amount is $97,507.61. MUNICIPALITY: City of Elizabeth. COUNTY AND STATE: UNION COUNTY, NEW JERSEY.
STREET AND STREET NUMBER: 75 Pine Street, Elizabeth, New Jersey.
TAX LOT AND BLOCK NUMBER: LOT NO. 366, BLOCK NO. 1.
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 52.50 feet x 25.04 feet x 51 feet x 25 feet.
NEAREST CROSS STREET: Front Street is the nearest cross street to the subject property.
There is due approximately the sum of $100,144.46 together with lawful interest and costs.
There is a full legal description on file in the Union County Sheriff's Office.
The Sheriff reserves the right to adjourn this sale.
RALPH FROEHLICH SHERIFF HACK, PIRO, O'DAY, MERKLINGER, WALLACE AND MCKENNA, Attorney 30 Columbia Turnpike P. O. Box 941 Florham park, New Jersey 07932- 0941 CH- 753820 (WL) 4 T - 6/ 4, 6/ 11, 6/ 18 & 6/ 25/ 98 Fee: $167.28