Jersey City Obituaries

Jersey City Obituaries

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  • Thursday | via The Jersey Journal 

    Jersey City man's fundraiser plants seed for city-wi...

    Nick Milak only started an online fundraiser last week to plant trees and flowers in front of his Bright Street apartment building, and it's already piqued the interest of residents and organizations to implement the idea throughout the rest of the city. "I had contacted over 1,300 people in Jersey City via Facebook," said Milak, 34, a Jersey City resident for about three years now.

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  • Wednesday Sep 2 | via NJ.com 

    Jersey City man's one-block fundraiser plants seed f...

    Nick Milak only started an online fundraiser last week to plant trees and flowers in front of his Bright Street apartment building, and it's already piqued the interest of residents and organizations to implement the idea throughout the rest of the city. "I had contacted over 1,300 people in Jersey City via Facebook," said Milak, 34, a Jersey City resident for about three years now.

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  • Wednesday Sep 2 | via NorthJersey.com 

    Rodolfo J. Scerbo of North Arlington dies at age 63

    Mr. Scerbo was the manager for the past 10 years of his family's business, the Scerbo's Danforth Cleaners in Jersey City. Previously he worked in construction and was a craps dealer in Atlantic City casinos.

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  • Tuesday Sep 1 | via The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York 

    Jamail Jermaine Jackson

    He was a 2004 graduate of Oil City High School. While in high school, he held numerous athletic records.

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  • Tuesday Sep 1 | via The Hudson Reporter 

    Bishop of the people Donato remembered as humble man...

    Bishop Gaetano "Thomas" Donato, a Jersey City native and a priest at three Catholic parishes in Bayonne, is being remembered as a gentle, soulful man, who helped all, reaching out far beyond his Roman Catholic faithful. Donato, 74, died on Tuesday, Aug. 25, at Toms River Memorial Hospital, a longtime friend said, succumbing to pancreatic cancer after battling it for several months.

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  • Tuesday Sep 1 | via Watertown Daily Times 

    Daniel E. Boyle

    Daniel was born March 26, 1922 in Jersey City, NJ the son of John and Mary Porter Boyle. He entered the U.S. Army in 1942 and was discharged in 1945 at Pine Camp, now Ft.

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  • Sunday Aug 30 | via The Jersey Journal 

    Mourners gather at wake of Bishop Thomas Donato to s...

    He was 74. "Bishop Thomas Donato embodied the priestly ideal,"said Archbishop John Myers of Donato in a statement . "He not only represented Christ to people, he also saw Christ in everyone he met."

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  • Monday Aug 24 | via The Jersey Journal 

    Jersey City man dies after week in coma

    Assaulted as he tried to break up a fight last Sunday, a 57-year-old city resident who had been in a coma died Saturday afternoon. Benie Kaulesar was pronounced dead at Jersey City Medical Center-Barnabas Health at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Hudson County Assistant Prosecutor Gene Rubino said yesterday.

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  • Thursday Aug 20 | via The Washington Post 

    Herbert Striner, a business school dean at American ...

    Herbert E. Striner, an economist who had served as dean of American University's school of continuing studies and its school of business administration, died Aug. 7 at a senior living community in Silver Spring, Md. He was 92. Dr. Striner served from 1969 to 1973 as dean of what is now the School of Professional and Extended Studies and from from 1975 to 1981 at what is now the Kogod School of Business.

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  • Wednesday Aug 19 | via The Jersey Journal 

    Jersey City firefighter with burgeoning acting caree...

    The 45-year-old who had a promising second career as an actor -- he had talking parts in hit series like "The Blacklist," "The Leftovers" and "Boardwalk Empire" -- died Saturday, Aug. 15, a few days after suffering a stroke. "We were just about to have a meeting and talk about taking his career to the next level," said Diana Prano, Ferry's manager.

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  • Wednesday Aug 19 | via NJ.com 

    Fourth arrest made today in murder of 16-year-old Je...

    JERSEY CITY -- One of two men still being sought by police in connection to the murder of a 16-year-old Jersey City boy last month surrendered to police today and is expected to make his first court appearance on the charges tomorrow, officials said. Dwayne Powell, 18, is charged in the murder of Ronald Witherspoon Jr. who was found by police near the intersection of Belmont and Monticello avenues with an apparent gunshot wound to the head on July 22 and died the next day, Hudson County Assistant Prosecutor Gene Rubino said this afternoon.

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  • Wednesday Aug 19 | via Cape Gazette 

    Charles J. "Pop-pop" Reid, devoted to chur...

    Charles J. "Pop-pop" Reid, 85, of Harbeson, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015, surrounded by family at Beebe Healthcare, Lewes. He was born June 21, 1930, in Jersey City, N.J., son of the late Charles C. Reid and Mildred M. Reid.

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  • Thursday Aug 13 | via NorthJersey.com 

    Robert C. Nichols III of North Arlington dies at age 69

    Mr. Nichols was born in Hoboken, raised in Union City, lived in Jersey City for 30 years and had been a resident of North Arlington for the past 16 years. He was a U.S. Navy veteran serving during the Vietnam War from 1963-1969.

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  • Wednesday Aug 12 | via Wise County Messenger Online 

    Harold Raymond Griffin

    Harold "Hal" Raymond Griffin Harold "Hal" Raymond Griffin, 76, of Alvord passed away Friday, Aug. 7, 2015, in Decatur.Services were held Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015, at Chancellor and Jones Family Funeral Home in Decatur, officiated by Eldon Gray.

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  • Tuesday Aug 11 | via The Jersey Journal 

    Former Jersey City Councilwoman Gaynor dies at age 76

    The Jersey City council in 1993 was considered by some one of the better legislative panels to serve the city. On the dais, from left: L Harvey Smith , James A. McLaughlin Jr. , the Rev.

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  • Friday Aug 7 | via The Jersey Journal 

    Jersey City man sentenced to 113 years for killing 3...

    The Jersey City man convicted of killing his infant son and attempting to murder both the child's mother and her roommate in 2012 was sentenced to 113 years in prison yesterday. "Your actions that day have convinced me that you have forfeited your right to continue to live as a free man in our society," Hudson County Superior Court Judge John Young told Frederico Bruno, 22, during yesterday's sentencing at the Hudson County Administration Building.

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  • Thursday Aug 6 | via The Jersey Journal 

    Jersey City man sentenced to 113 years for killing 3...

    JERSEY CITY - The man convicted of killing his infant son and attempting to murder both the child's mother and her roommate in 2012 was sentenced to 113 years in prison today. "Your actions that day have convinced me that you have forfeited your right to continue to live as a free man in our society," Hudson County Superior Court Judge John Young told Frederico Bruno, 22, during today's sentencing at the Hudson County Administration Building.

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  • Wednesday Aug 5 | via Patch.com 

    Paul R. Greenblatt, Korean War Veteran, Dies At 84

    Paul R. Greenblatt, 84, of Eatontown and local CPA for 45 years in Allenhurst, died at Monmouth Medical Center on Monday, August 3, 2015. Born November 18, 1930 in Jersey City, to Benjamin and Diana Greenblatt, he grew up in Bayonne.

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  • Aug 5, 2015 | via The Jersey Journal 

    Hundreds pay respects to murdered 16-year-old Jersey...

    Hundreds attended the funeral service for Jersey City teenager Ronald Witherspoon Jr. yesterday at Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Jersey City, many leaving in tears as gospel singers sang "Ain't no need to worry about what the night's gonna bring, it will be all over in the morning."

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  • Aug 4, 2015 | via NJ.com 

    Parents watch casket closed on murdered 16-year-old ...

    JERSEY CITY -- The mother and father of a murdered Jersey City teenager stood beside his casket at the end of his funeral service today and watched the lid close as he disappeared from their lives after only 16 years. Hundreds attended the funeral service for Ronald Witherspoon Jr. at Mt.

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