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Raritan, NJ 08869
(908) 722-3063
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DJ Wright buys Ford Funeral Home in Raritan Township - NJ.com

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

RARITAN TWP. — After 13 years working at the other funeral home in the area, Daniel James "D.J." Wright has purchased the Robert L. Ford Funeral Home. Major renovations are underway and it's now called Wright & Ford Family Funeral Home.But Bob Ford is still an integral part of the Route 31 business, which his father opened in 1958. "I'm not anywhere near retired," said Ford, 55. But after his father passed away in 2008 and then his mother last year, he started to wonder seriously what would happen to the home, since his own two children are off on their own careers.He knew the building needed a big facelift but questioned the wisdom of borrowing a large of amount of money to do that, at his age.At about the same time, Wright, 35, left Holcombe-Fisher Funeral Home on Main Street in Flemington, where he'd started working as an intern in June 2002, even before getting his state funeral director's license. Over time he began playing a major role, not only arranging funerals but also he...

Passing of Eugene P. Cifelli, 91, of Lambertville - Charlie Sahner (blog)

Monday, March 06, 2017

Eugene P. Cifelli, 91, died Saturday at the Hunterdon Care Center in Raritan Township, N.J.A lifelong resident of Lambertville, Gene was a member of St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, and volunteered for many years in the parish office. He was a Life Member of the Lambertville Elks Lodge, and he retired after 30 years of employment with General Motors in West Trenton, N.J.Gene served in the United States Navy during World War Two.Son of the late Flavio and Marjorie Casey Cifelli, widower of Elizabeth Abrams Cifelli, and brother of the late Rose Culver, Marjorie Masterson and Joan Schmidt, he is survived by his stepdaughter Donna Gordon of Arizona, his stepson Robert Gordon of Lambertville, brother-in-law Warren Schmidt, and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday, March 8, at 10:30 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church, 44 Bridge St., in Lambertville. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery. Calling hour will be Wednesday 9-10 a.m. at the Garefino Funeral Home, 12 N.

Woman, 20, who died in paper mill fall had traveled the world - NJ.com

Monday, September 26, 2016

Friday. Few details about the accident have been released. According to the Superfund site's profile page, there is security surveillance, lighting and fencing to discourage trespassers. Born in Raritan Township in 1995, she was a lifelong resident of Holland Township. She graduated from Delaware Valley Regional High School in 2013 and was attending the Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, according to the obituary.She had previously attended Raritan Valley Community College in Branchburg and  worked at Finnagel's Restaurant in Clinton."Rachel loved the outdoors and was passionate about the environment," the obituary continued. "She made a mark on hundreds of cousins and friends."N.J. Superfund site is fenced, secure, EPA saysServices include a visitation from 4-6 p.m. on Wednesday at the Johnson-Walton Funeral Home, 24 Church Road, Holland Township, followed by words of remembrance from 6-7 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to The Commons at Fertile Ground, 120 State Avenue NE, PMB #1420, Olympia, WA 98501.Curry is survived by her parents, Thomas Curry and Dr. Debra (Wohl) Curry of Holland Township; a brother, Brett Curry of Holland Township; and a sister, Candace Redwine of Tennessee. She is also survived by her maternal grandparents, Herbert and Mickey Wohl of Middle Island, N.Y., and many aunts, uncles and cousins.She was predeceased by her paternal grandparents, Vernor and Birdie Curry, and her stepsister, Jennifer Rathel.

Woman, 20, who died in landfill fall had traveled the world - NJ.com

Monday, September 12, 2016

Friday. Few details about the accident have been released. According to the Superfund site's profile page, there is security surveillance, lighting and fencing to discourage trespassers. Born in Raritan Township in 1995, she was a lifelong resident of Holland Township. She graduated from Delaware Valley Regional High School in 2013 and was attending the Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, according to the obituary.She had previously attended Raritan Valley Community College in Branchburg and  worked at Finnagel's Restaurant in Clinton."Rachel loved the outdoors and was passionate about the environment," the obituary continued. "She made a mark on hundreds of cousins and friends."Services include a visitation from 4-6 p.m. on Wednesday at the Johnson-Walton Funeral Home, 24 Church Road, Holland Township, followed by words of remembrance from 6-7 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to The Commons at Fertile Ground, 120 State Avenue NE, PMB #1420, Olympia, WA 98501.Curry is survived by her parents, Thomas Curry and Dr. Debra (Wohl) Curry of Holland Township; a brother, Brett Curry of Holland Township; and a sister, Candace Redwine of Tennessee. She is also survived by her maternal grandparents, Herbert and Mickey Wohl of Middle Island, N.Y., and many aunts, uncles and cousins.She was predeceased by her paternal grandparents, Vernor and Birdie Curry, and her stepsister, Jennifer Rathel.

Plans underway for Flemington Opa! Greek Festival - MyCentralJersey.com

Monday, August 29, 2016

Funeral Home; and Gold sponsors, Compass Rose Services, DPV Adjustment Service, Scarponi Funeral Home, Shop-Rite of Flemington, Swingset and Toy Warehouse, and Taverna Nikos of Branchburg. Flemington-Raritan Diner is the lead food donor.READ: The Greek grows his playland with more facilities in MonroeREAD: Be Greek for a day (or four) with St. GeorgeREAD: St. George Greek Orthodox Church celebrates anniversary yearThe full sponsor list will be on the festival website in the coming weeks. “We are extremely grateful for the support of all of our sponsors,” said Festival Chair Diana Grina. “As our main fundraiser, the festival helps fund the many ministries and charity efforts of St. Anna Greek Orthodox Church, while providing the community with wholesome family entertainment and a cultural experience.”This year the festival will commemorate 9 -11 Patriot Day by donating a portion of festival entrance funds to the Flemington - Raritan First Aid and Rescue Squad and the St. Nicholas National Shrine at Ground Zero. At select times during the festival, representatives from Hunterdon Medical Center will be on site with educational activities.For further information on the festival, visit opafestival.com, facebook.com/opafestival, email info@opafestival.com or call the church at 908-968-4004. The parish venue on Voorhees Corner Road, is located off of NJ Highway 202 near the Flemington traffic circle.The Festival hours of operation are Friday, Sept. 9, from 5 to 10 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 10, from 12 to 10 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 11, from 12 to 7 p.m.St. Anna Greek Orthodox Church was founded in 2002 and is part of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of New Jersey. The parish worshiped in temporary facilities until June 2013, when the new parish on Voorhees Corner Road opened. The ministries of St. Anna support various charities including the HMC Breast Cancer Foundation, Country Arch Nursing Home, Safe in Hunterdon, Make a Wish NJ, American Heart Association, Bonnie J Addario Lung Cancer Foundation, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, UNICEF, the Children’s Medical Fund and Autism Assistance Fund of the National Ladies Philoptochos, and the St. Nicholas National Shrine at Ground Zero.Visit stannagoc.org for more information.Read or Share this story: http://mycj.co/2bnoKhkLet'...

Bartholomew F. "Bart" Boyle

Monday, July 11, 2016

Bartholomew F. Boyle “Bart” 89 of Oceanport died peacefully on Saturday, July 9, 2016 at home. Born in Bayonne, he had lived in Oceanport since 1960. Bart was a Physical Education Teacher for Raritan High School in Hazlet before retiring in 1983. He coached Varsity Wrestling and the boys and girls Varsity Soccer Teams. In 1982, he won the State Championship with the Boys’ Varsity Soccer Team and was named Coach of the Year by the Newark Star Ledger. Bart also worked for the Teamsters’ Union 469 at Monmouth Park Racetrack for 39 years. He was a member of the Long Branch Old Guard; The Oceanport Seniors and a 50 year member of the Port-Au-Peck Chemical Hose Company in Oceanport. Bart was a parishioner of the Church of the Precious Blood in Monmouth Beach and served his country honorably in the US Army and the Marine Reserves. He was predeceased by his parents, Patrick and Gertrude Boyle, his sister, Marie Boyle Hoffman and his brother, Patrick Edward Boyle. Surviving are his wife of 60 years, Kathryn Haran Boyle; 2 daughters and sons-in-law, Kathleen and Rocco Yamello; Ellen and Anthony Anfuso; 2 grandchildren, Kevin Anfuso and Shannon Anfuso and many nieces, nephews and cous...

Longtime Republican NJ lawmaker Ray Bateman dies at 88 - NorthJersey.com

Monday, June 27, 2016

Sweeney, D-Gloucester, said Bateman will be remembered as someone who worked to make New Jersey a better place.“His commitment to higher education through the county college system, particularly at Raritan Valley Community College in Somerset County, is an inspiration to all of us who believe a top notch education is the key to a successful future,” Sweeney said.Staff Writer John Brennan contributed to this story, which also contains material from the Associated Press. Email: ensslin@northjersey.com...

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DJ Wright buys Ford Funeral Home in Raritan Township - NJ.com

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

RARITAN TWP. — After 13 years working at the other funeral home in the area, Daniel James "D.J." Wright has purchased the Robert L. Ford Funeral Home. Major renovations are underway and it's now called Wright & Ford Family Funeral Home.But Bob Ford is still an integral part of the Route 31 business, which his father opened in 1958. "I'm not anywhere near retired," said Ford, 55. But after his father passed away in 2008 and then his mother last year, he started to wonder seriously what would happen to the home, since his own two children are off on their own careers.He knew the building needed a big facelift but questioned the wisdom of borrowing a large of amount of money to do that, at his age.At about the same time, Wright, 35, left Holcombe-Fisher Funeral Home on Main Street in Flemington, where he'd started working as an intern in June 2002, even before getting his state funeral director's license. Over time he began playing a major role, not only arranging funerals but also he...

Passing of Eugene P. Cifelli, 91, of Lambertville - Charlie Sahner (blog)

Monday, March 06, 2017

Eugene P. Cifelli, 91, died Saturday at the Hunterdon Care Center in Raritan Township, N.J.A lifelong resident of Lambertville, Gene was a member of St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, and volunteered for many years in the parish office. He was a Life Member of the Lambertville Elks Lodge, and he retired after 30 years of employment with General Motors in West Trenton, N.J.Gene served in the United States Navy during World War Two.Son of the late Flavio and Marjorie Casey Cifelli, widower of Elizabeth Abrams Cifelli, and brother of the late Rose Culver, Marjorie Masterson and Joan Schmidt, he is survived by his stepdaughter Donna Gordon of Arizona, his stepson Robert Gordon of Lambertville, brother-in-law Warren Schmidt, and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday, March 8, at 10:30 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church, 44 Bridge St., in Lambertville. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery. Calling hour will be Wednesday 9-10 a.m. at the Garefino Funeral Home, 12 N.

Woman, 20, who died in paper mill fall had traveled the world - NJ.com

Monday, September 26, 2016

Friday. Few details about the accident have been released. According to the Superfund site's profile page, there is security surveillance, lighting and fencing to discourage trespassers. Born in Raritan Township in 1995, she was a lifelong resident of Holland Township. She graduated from Delaware Valley Regional High School in 2013 and was attending the Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, according to the obituary.She had previously attended Raritan Valley Community College in Branchburg and  worked at Finnagel's Restaurant in Clinton."Rachel loved the outdoors and was passionate about the environment," the obituary continued. "She made a mark on hundreds of cousins and friends."N.J. Superfund site is fenced, secure, EPA saysServices include a visitation from 4-6 p.m. on Wednesday at the Johnson-Walton Funeral Home, 24 Church Road, Holland Township, followed by words of remembrance from 6-7 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to The Commons at Fertile Ground, 120 State Avenue NE, PMB #1420, Olympia, WA 98501.Curry is survived by her parents, Thomas Curry and Dr. Debra (Wohl) Curry of Holland Township; a brother, Brett Curry of Holland Township; and a sister, Candace Redwine of Tennessee. She is also survived by her maternal grandparents, Herbert and Mickey Wohl of Middle Island, N.Y., and many aunts, uncles and cousins.She was predeceased by her paternal grandparents, Vernor and Birdie Curry, and her stepsister, Jennifer Rathel.

Woman, 20, who died in landfill fall had traveled the world - NJ.com

Monday, September 12, 2016

Friday. Few details about the accident have been released. According to the Superfund site's profile page, there is security surveillance, lighting and fencing to discourage trespassers. Born in Raritan Township in 1995, she was a lifelong resident of Holland Township. She graduated from Delaware Valley Regional High School in 2013 and was attending the Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, according to the obituary.She had previously attended Raritan Valley Community College in Branchburg and  worked at Finnagel's Restaurant in Clinton."Rachel loved the outdoors and was passionate about the environment," the obituary continued. "She made a mark on hundreds of cousins and friends."Services include a visitation from 4-6 p.m. on Wednesday at the Johnson-Walton Funeral Home, 24 Church Road, Holland Township, followed by words of remembrance from 6-7 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to The Commons at Fertile Ground, 120 State Avenue NE, PMB #1420, Olympia, WA 98501.Curry is survived by her parents, Thomas Curry and Dr. Debra (Wohl) Curry of Holland Township; a brother, Brett Curry of Holland Township; and a sister, Candace Redwine of Tennessee. She is also survived by her maternal grandparents, Herbert and Mickey Wohl of Middle Island, N.Y., and many aunts, uncles and cousins.She was predeceased by her paternal grandparents, Vernor and Birdie Curry, and her stepsister, Jennifer Rathel.

Plans underway for Flemington Opa! Greek Festival - MyCentralJersey.com

Monday, August 29, 2016

Funeral Home; and Gold sponsors, Compass Rose Services, DPV Adjustment Service, Scarponi Funeral Home, Shop-Rite of Flemington, Swingset and Toy Warehouse, and Taverna Nikos of Branchburg. Flemington-Raritan Diner is the lead food donor.READ: The Greek grows his playland with more facilities in MonroeREAD: Be Greek for a day (or four) with St. GeorgeREAD: St. George Greek Orthodox Church celebrates anniversary yearThe full sponsor list will be on the festival website in the coming weeks. “We are extremely grateful for the support of all of our sponsors,” said Festival Chair Diana Grina. “As our main fundraiser, the festival helps fund the many ministries and charity efforts of St. Anna Greek Orthodox Church, while providing the community with wholesome family entertainment and a cultural experience.”This year the festival will commemorate 9 -11 Patriot Day by donating a portion of festival entrance funds to the Flemington - Raritan First Aid and Rescue Squad and the St. Nicholas National Shrine at Ground Zero. At select times during the festival, representatives from Hunterdon Medical Center will be on site with educational activities.For further information on the festival, visit opafestival.com, facebook.com/opafestival, email info@opafestival.com or call the church at 908-968-4004. The parish venue on Voorhees Corner Road, is located off of NJ Highway 202 near the Flemington traffic circle.The Festival hours of operation are Friday, Sept. 9, from 5 to 10 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 10, from 12 to 10 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 11, from 12 to 7 p.m.St. Anna Greek Orthodox Church was founded in 2002 and is part of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of New Jersey. The parish worshiped in temporary facilities until June 2013, when the new parish on Voorhees Corner Road opened. The ministries of St. Anna support various charities including the HMC Breast Cancer Foundation, Country Arch Nursing Home, Safe in Hunterdon, Make a Wish NJ, American Heart Association, Bonnie J Addario Lung Cancer Foundation, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, UNICEF, the Children’s Medical Fund and Autism Assistance Fund of the National Ladies Philoptochos, and the St. Nicholas National Shrine at Ground Zero.Visit stannagoc.org for more information.Read or Share this story: http://mycj.co/2bnoKhkLet'...

Bartholomew F. "Bart" Boyle

Monday, July 11, 2016

Bartholomew F. Boyle “Bart” 89 of Oceanport died peacefully on Saturday, July 9, 2016 at home. Born in Bayonne, he had lived in Oceanport since 1960. Bart was a Physical Education Teacher for Raritan High School in Hazlet before retiring in 1983. He coached Varsity Wrestling and the boys and girls Varsity Soccer Teams. In 1982, he won the State Championship with the Boys’ Varsity Soccer Team and was named Coach of the Year by the Newark Star Ledger. Bart also worked for the Teamsters’ Union 469 at Monmouth Park Racetrack for 39 years. He was a member of the Long Branch Old Guard; The Oceanport Seniors and a 50 year member of the Port-Au-Peck Chemical Hose Company in Oceanport. Bart was a parishioner of the Church of the Precious Blood in Monmouth Beach and served his country honorably in the US Army and the Marine Reserves. He was predeceased by his parents, Patrick and Gertrude Boyle, his sister, Marie Boyle Hoffman and his brother, Patrick Edward Boyle. Surviving are his wife of 60 years, Kathryn Haran Boyle; 2 daughters and sons-in-law, Kathleen and Rocco Yamello; Ellen and Anthony Anfuso; 2 grandchildren, Kevin Anfuso and Shannon Anfuso and many nieces, nephews and cous...

Longtime Republican NJ lawmaker Ray Bateman dies at 88 - NorthJersey.com

Monday, June 27, 2016

Sweeney, D-Gloucester, said Bateman will be remembered as someone who worked to make New Jersey a better place.“His commitment to higher education through the county college system, particularly at Raritan Valley Community College in Somerset County, is an inspiration to all of us who believe a top notch education is the key to a successful future,” Sweeney said.Staff Writer John Brennan contributed to this story, which also contains material from the Associated Press. Email: ensslin@northjersey.com...