Nutley, New JerseyObituariesSeptember 14, 2014

Margaret M. Schiffert, 91

•  Free Lance Writer, Illustrator and Photographer


Sep 13, 2014 – Margaret Elizabeth Marion Schiffert, 91, a longtime Nutley resident who retired to Hyde Park, Vt., died peacefully on Sept. 4, 2014 in Pompton Plains. A memorial service will be held Nov. 8, at the Park United Methodist Church, 120 Broad St., Bloomfield. [Nov. 8 is the correct date.]

A devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and friend, Margaret was an accomplished free-lance writer, illustrator, and photographer and for many years edited the magazine of Church Women United in New York City.

Preceding Margaret in death, in 1992, was her husband, George A. Schiffert, a Nutley schoolteacher.

Born May 15, 1923 in Jersey City to the Rev. Albert H. Marion and Eva Wright Marion, and sister to the late Jean Marion Knight, Margaret grew up in Stamford, Conn. and was graduated with honors by Connecticut College. Her passions included France, Africa, chamber music and animals.

Surviving are her five children, Karen Christoffersen, Mark Schiffert, Craig Schiffert, Kristin Schiffert and Erica Rusconi; daughter-in-law Judy Duncan Schiffert; two sons-in-law, Stephen Christoffersen and Bruce Rusconi, and seven grandchildren.

The family has suggested that donations be made to the North Country Animal League, 3524 Laporte Rd., Morrisville, Vt., 05661.

Mrs. Dolores M. Greendale

•  Mother and Grandmother, 84


Sep 11, 2014 – Mrs. Dolores M. Greendale (nee Malachefski), 84, of Spring Lake and formerly of Nutley, on September 9, 2014, at the Imperial Health Care Center in Neptune.

Dolores was born in Plymouth, Penna., and resided in Nutley for many years before moving to Spring Lake. She worked as an assembler at Westinghouse in Bloomfield for many years before retiring.

Dolores is survived by her son, Gary Greendale; her daughter Deanna Cacciatore; her husband Jeffrey, and five grandchildren, Madison, Dominick, Isabella, Max, and Lucas. She was predeceased by five brothers, Frank, Al, John, Lawrence and Vincent, and by three sisters, Annie, Bridgette, Norie and Helen.

Mrs. Greendale's was especially proud of putting her grandchildren through college.

The funeral will be conducted from the Biondi Funeral Home of Nutley, 540 Franklin Avenue on Saturday, September 13 at 9:30 a.m. with a 10:30 a.m. funeral mass at St. Mary's Church, 7 Msgr. Owens Place, Nutley. Interment follows at the Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover.

Visitation Friday, Sept. 12 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.

Jennifer M. Lemongello, 37

•  Resided in Lyndhurst and Formerly of Nutley


Sep 8, 2014 – Jennifer M. (Vitiello) Lemongello, 37, of Lyndhurst and formerly of Nutley, on Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014.

Born in Montclair, she resided in Nutley before moving to Lyndhurst six years ago.

She is survived by her husband, Ron Lemongello; two sons, Anthony and Dominic Bucca; two step children, Devin and Joseph Lemongello, and her sister, Gina Marie Roselli.

Jennifer was the daughter of the late Susan Anne (Wilson) Roselli, the step daughter of Frank P. Roselli, and the daughter of Ralph Vitiello. She also leaves her grandparents, Beverly Vitiello and Agnes & Floyd Wilson; her aunts and uncles, Janis and Michael Lamb and Jane and Jerry Vitiello, and many other aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral 8:45 a.m. Thursday from the www.swbrownandson.com, 267 Centre St., Nutley, with a 10 a.m. mass at St. Cassian Church in Montclair. Interment follows at the Immuulate Conception Cemetery, Montclair.

Visitors will be received at the funeral home on Wednesday from 2-8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Greater New Jersey Chapter, 1719 Route 10 Suite 229, Parsippany, NJ 07054 would be preferred.

Dorence E. "Ozzie" Ostendorf, 72

•  Vietnam War Veteran


Sep 8, 2014 – Dorence E. "Ozzie" Ostendorf, 72 of Nutley, on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014.

Born in St. Louis, MO., Mr. Ostendorf lived in Wellston, MO and East Orange before moving to Nutley 20 years ago.

Ozzie was proud to serve his country during the Vietnam War aboard the USS Cavalla. He was employed as a repairman for Verizon prior to his retirement.

He is survived by his daughter Desiree' Calabrese; a son Shawn; his longtime companion and friend, Carol Ann Riebesell and her daughter Heather and granddaughter Alli; three grandchildren, Sara and Emma Calabrese and Kevin Ostendorf; his great-grandchild Aria; a sister Cheryl Avello, and a brother Bruce David Ostendorf, and his canine companion Oliver.

Services 11 a.m. Friday, Sept.11 a.m. at the www.swbrownandson.com, 267 Centre St., Nutley. Cremation will be private.

Visitors will be received 4-9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Robert M. "Mr. B" Jaworowicz, 63

•  Retired Warehouse Manager and Tree Surgeon


Sep 3, 2014 – Robert M. "Mr. B" Jaworowicz, 63 of Belleville, on Monday Sept. 1, 2014. Born in Jersey City, Mr. Jaworowicz lived in Newark before moving to Belleville 15 years ago. Robert was a retired warehouse manager and tree surgeon and was also a former Little League and Junior League Baseball coach in Belleville and Newark.

He is survived by his wife, Linda C. (Rossi) Jaworowicz; his son, Scott and his wife, Donna, and his sister, Julia "Judy" Cambria and her husband, Louis. Mr. Jaworowicz was the Papa to Fred, Silas and Reid, and the son-in-law of Phyllis Crispo.

Mr.Jaworowicz was predeceased by his parents, Julius and Margaret (Volk) Jaworowicz.

Relatives and friends will be received on Friday from 5-8 p.m. at the at www.swbrownandson.com, 267 Centre St., Nutley. The funeral service is scheduled Friday evening at 8 o'clock. Cremation will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the NJ Sharing Network 691 Central Ave., New Providence, NJ 07974 www.njsharingnetwork.org.

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Margaret M. Schiffert, 91

•  Longtime Nutley Resident, Magazine Editor, Free Lance Writer


Sep 13, 2014 – Margaret Elizabeth Marion Schiffert, 91, a longtime Nutley resident who retired to Hyde Park, Vt., died peacefully on Sept. 4, 2014 in Pompton Plains

A devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and friend, Margaret was an accomplished free-lance writer, illustrator, and photographer. For many years she edited the magazine of Church Women United in New York City. She will be remembered by many for her warmth, kindness, and generosity.

Preceding Margaret in death, in 1992, was her husband, George A. Schiffert, a Nutley schoolteacher.

Born on May 15, 1923 in Jersey City to the Rev. Albert H. Marion and Eva Wright Marion, and sister to the late Jean Marion Knight, Margaret grew up in Stamford, Conn., and was graduated with honors by Connecticut College. Her passions included France, Africa, chamber music and animals.

Survivors are her five children: Karen Christoffersen, Mark Schiffert, Craig Schiffert, Kristin Schiffert, and Erica Rusconi; daughter-in-law Judy Duncan Schiffert and sons-in-law Stephen Christoffersen and Bruce Rusconi, as well as seven grandchildren.

The family is planning a memorial service for 2 PM on Nov. 8 at the Park United Methodist Church in Bloomfield, and requests donations to the North Country Animal League, 3524 Laporte Rd., Morrisville, Vt., 05661.

Kevin E. McQuillen, 60

•  Father, and Uncle, 60; Active With Elks, Nutley Irish


Sep 10, 2014 – Kevin E. McQuillen, 60, of Breezy Point, New York, and formerly of Nutley, on Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014 at the St. John's Episcopal Hospital, Queens N.Y.

Kevin was born in Queens and was employed as a Financial Analyst for Citi Bank of New York City. Previously he was employed as a Financial Analyst at Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette, also in New York.

A graduate of Manhattan College, Bronx, N.Y., he held a degree in accounting.

Kevin was a former member and officer of Nutley Elks Lodge #1290 and the Nutley Irish-American Association.

He survived by his children, Sean and Matthew McQuillen; his nieces and nephews, and his former wife, Elizabeth McQuillen. He was predeceased by his parents, Eugene McQuillen and Arlene (nee Smart) McQuillen.

A funeral service will be celebrated at the www.biondifuneralhome.com, 540 Franklin Ave., on Saturday, Sept. 13 at 11:30 a.m. Cremation will be private.

Visitation Thursday, Sept. 11 from 4-8 p.m. and Friday Sept. 12 from 4-8 pm. at the funeral home.

Michael K. Wehmeyer, 58

•  Member Communication Workers of America


Sep 8, 2014 – Michael K. Wehmeyer, 58, on Sunday September 7, 2014 at his Nutley home.

Born in Newark, he lived in Nutley most of his life. Michael was a vault custodian with Verizon and was a member of the Communication Workers of America.

He was also an associate member of American Legion Post 70 in Nutley and a graduate of the Marie H. Katzenbach School for the Deaf.

Predeceased by his father, Louis J. Wehmeyer, Sr., he is survived by his mother, Ruth (Rees) Wehmeyer, and his brother, Louis J. Wehmeyer, Jr.

A graveside service will be held at 12 noon on Wednesday, Sept. 10 at Hollywood Memorial Park, 1500 Stuyvesant Ave, Union.

August A. Hund, 82

•  Former Vice President Nutley Savings & Loan


Sep 4, 2014 – August A. Hund, 82, of Hasbrouck Heights and a former vice president of Nutley Savings and Loan, on Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014. Before retiring, he was the past president of the Financial Managers Society of New Jersey.

Born in Jersey City to the late Marie and August L. Hund, he received his Bachelor's Degree from St. Peter's College in Jersey City and a Master's Degree from the University of Texas in Austin.

Augie was an Army veteran of the Korean War and a member of the Nutley AMVETS. He was a life member of the Nutley Lions Club and held membership in the Wood-Ridge American Legion Post and the Monsignor Fitzpatrick Knights of Columbus Council 4071 in Hasbrouck Heights. Augie was a former member of VFW Post 4591 in Hasbrouck Heights

He was a parishioner of Corpus Christi R.C. Church in Hasbrouck Heights where he served as a Eucharistic Minister and a former member of the Parish Finance Committee.

Mr. Hund was the husband of Theresa (nee Semora) Hund; the father of four children, John Hund and his wife Rene of Hasbrouck Heights, Diane Fitzpatrick and her husband John of Mechanicsburg, Pa., Michael Hund and his wife Michelle of Toms River and Mark Hund and his wife Jennifer of Egg Harbor Township. He was also the grandfather of 11 children, Brian, Eric, Marissa, Brittany, John, Nicholas, Shawn, Krystal, Anthony, Annabella and Amanda.

Funeral 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 6 from the from Costa Memorial Home, Boulevard and Central Ave. in Hasbrouck Heights, with a 10 a.m. Liturgy at the Corpus Christi R.C. in Hasbrouck Heights. Entombment follows at the Holy Cross Chapel Mausoleum, 340 Ridge Road, North Arlington.

Visitation Friday, Sept. 5 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to Sisters of Charity, Saint Anne Villa, 190 Park Ave. Florham Park, N.J. 07932 in memory of August A. Hund would be appreciated.

Edmund G. Olson, 95

•  Retired Police Captain


Aug 31, 2014 – Edmund G. Olson, 95, of Nutley, passed away peacefully on Friday, August 30, 2014. Born in Newark, he lived in Harrison before moving to Nutley 39 years ago.

Affectionately known as "Eppie" by his friends and "Capt" by his co-workers, he was considered by many as a "policeman's policeman." He retired as a Captain from the Harrison Police Department after 40 years of service.

He was an Army Veteran of WWII, a member of the Harrison PBA Local #22, a member of the Free and accepted Masons Nutley Lodge #25 and an avid bowler.

The husband for 60 years of the late Gloria Herbrecht Olson, he is survived by his children, Gale Olson, Michelle Reid and Edmund G. Olson, Jr.; his granddaughter, Madison Reid, and a brother, Clifford Olson.

The funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at the S.W. Brown & Son Funeral Home, (www.swbrownandson.com), 267 Centre St., Nutley.

Visitors will be received at the funeral home on Tuesday from 4pm until service time.

The cremation will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to Grace Episcopal Church, 200 Highfield Ln., Nutley, NJ 07110, Christ Episcopal Church, 100 Frank E Rodgers Blvd N, Harrison, NJ 07029 or to the American Lung Association, 1031 Route 22 West
Suite 203, Bridgewater, NJ 08807 would be preferred.

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