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VISITING: Mon., Nov. 17, 2014 from 8:30am-10:15am at Burroughs, Kohr & Dangler Funeral Home, Madison
FUNERAL MASS: Mon., Nov. 17, 2014 at 10:30am at St. Vincent Martyr Church, Madison
INTERMENT: St. Vincent's Cemetery, Madison
Erminia (Erma) Eilene Infinito, born October 30, 1924 and longtime Madison NJ resident died on November 10, 2014.
Erma was the youngest child of Vincenzo Infinito and Mary (Zaccagnini) Infinito. Erma was predeceased by her two brothers Vincent and Anthony Infinito, and her two sisters Angelina (Julie) Serpico and Philomena Granato.
Fondly referred to as "Auntie Erma", she was known among her family as the "family photographer, the "family chauffeur", and was a loving aunt and a good friend to all who knew her. She is survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends, and leaves a legacy of love to them all.
Erma worked until retirement at the former Sandoz Pharmaceuticals (now Novartis) and traveled with her lifelong friends throughout the world.
Always living with a family member, Erma lived many years with her sister Julie in Madison, her sister Philomena in Madison, and most recently her nephew Joseph in North Carolina where she has spent her final years.
Visiting will be Monday morning, 11/17/14 at 8:30 AM until 10:15AM at Burroughs, Kohr & Dangler Funeral Home, 106 Main Street, Madison, New Jersey 07940 followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:30 AM at St. Vincent Martyr Church, Green Village Road, Madison, NJ. Interment will be at St. Vincent Cemetery, Noe Avenue, Madison, N.J.
Kaitlyn Rose Okolita
VISITING: Tues., Nov. 18, 2014 from 2-7pm at Notre Dame of Mt. Carmel Church, Cedar Knolls
FUNERAL MASS: Nov. 18, 2014 at 7:30pm at Notre Dame of Mt. Carmel Church, Cedar Knolls
Kaitlyn Rose Okolita, of Cedar Knolls, NJ, passed away at home with her family by her side on November 14, 2014 after a courageous battle with brain cancer. She was 12 years old.
Born in Morristown, NJ, Kaitlyn resided in Cedar Knolls, NJ. She was a 7th grade student at Memorial Junior School in Whippany, NJ. She was also a member of Notre Dame of Mt. Carmel Church in Cedar Knolls, NJ; Hanover Township Little League; and the Girl Scouts.
Kaitlyn is survived by her loving parents, Joseph and Sandra (Mattinson) Okolita; and her adored brother, Ryan Okolita, all of Cedar Knolls, NJ. She is also survived by her fraternal grandparents, Sylvia and Edward Okolita; her maternal grandparents, Barbara Shaw and her husband, Peter; John Mattinson and his wife, Margo; her aunt and uncle, Catharine and Morgan Troisi; her cousins, Ian and Quinn Troisi; and aunt Ashley Reed and her husband, Sean.
Visiting will be on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 from 2-7pm at Notre Dame of Mt. Carmel Church, 75 Ridgedale Avenue, Cedar Knolls, NJ. A Funeral Mass for Kaitlyn will immediately follow at 7:30pm at the Church. Interment will be private. Because visiting will be taking place at the Church, the family kindly requests to omit flowers. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Kaitlyn can be made to: Kaitlyn Rose Okolita Memorial Scholarship Fund, 307 Greenwood Avenue, Florham Park, NJ 07932.
Whether you knew Kaitlyn through school or the softball field, she was a brave little girl that inspired and touched the hearts of those all around her. She will be greatly missed and remembered by her family and friends. Arrangements were under the care of Dangler Funeral Home, Morris Plains.
VISITING: Weds., Nov. 19, 2014 from 2-4 & 7-9pm at Burroughs, Kohr & Dangler Funeral Home, Madison
FUNERAL MASS: Thurs., Nov. 20, 2014 at 10:00am at Holy Family Church, Florham Park
INTERMENT: Holy Rood Cemetery, Morris Township
Ronald Joseph Ducey Jr. was born April 16, 1956 in Syracuse, New York and passed away unexpectedly at home from natural causes on November 14, 2014.
Ron was raised in Florham Park, NJ where he competed in town sports, excelling in both football and little league baseball programs.He graduated from Bayley Ellard High School, Madison, NJ, class of 1974. While at Bayley, Ron ('Duce') lettered in Varsity Football, Basketball and Track. He was a Co-Captain of the football team and as a battling Bishop was recognized numerous times being named All County for both his offensive and defensive plays.
After graduating from Bayley Ellard, he attended Seton Hall University on a football scholarship pursuing a Business degree. As a professional, Ron spent his career in supply chain materials management primarily in support of the government sector. He worked for 15 years as a Senior Buyer for Allied Signal in Morristown, NJ. He also held Purchaser/Buyer positions at Metal Conversion Systems, Andrew Corporation and Intergis LLC.
Most recently, Ron was the New Production Introduction (NPI) Buyer for UTC Aerospace Systems in Princeton, NJ.In his leisure time, Ron was an avid reader and a sports fan enthusiast. He was also a passionate bird watcher who spent a great deal of time, binoculars in hand, traversing the many trails of the Morris County park system in pursuit of his 'next sighting'. He loved American history and was an old movie buff.
Ron was pre-deceased by his father Ronald Joseph, Sr. He is survived by his loving family: daughter, Mary (Jersey City), mother, Jean (Mendham), sisters, Jean and her husband, Jim (Hurley), Joan and her husband, Dan (Munde) of Chester Township, brothers, Greg and his wife, Michelle (Florham Park) and Chris and his wife, Terri (Harding). He also leaves behind 11 nieces and nephews who will miss their Uncle Ron.
Visiting hours will be Wednesday, November 19, 2014 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at Burroughs, Kohr & Dangler Funeral Home, 106 Main St. Madison, NJ. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 10:00 am at Holy Family Church, 1 Lloyd Avenue, Florham Park, NJ. Interment will be at Holy Rood Cemetery on Whippany Road, Morris Township, immediately following the Mass. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Ron's memory to: The Raptor Trust, 1390 White Bridge Road, Millington, NJ 07946 or the if American Heart Association @donate.heart.org.
William Hannan, Sr.
VISITING: Fri., Nov. 21, 2014 from 4-8pm at Burroughs, Kohr & Dangler Funeral Home, Madison
FUNERAL MASS: Sat., Nov. 22, 2014 at 10:00am at Holy Family Church, Florham Park
INTERMENT: Holy Rood Cemetery, Morris Township
William M. Hannan, 89, a long time resident of Florham Park, passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 16, 2014.
A mass of Christian burial and a celebration of Dad's life will be held at the Church of the Holy Family, Lloyd Avenue, Florham Park on November 22nd at 10 AM.
He was a native of Russellville, Kentucky. After graduating from the United States Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point in 1945(with a commission as a Lieutenant Commander in the United States Naval Reserve), he served in the North Atlantic during World War II and continued his service in peacetime with the Merchant Marines through 1949. He then attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, graduating with a Bachelor's Degree in Marine Engineering and Transportation in 1952.
After graduation, he began a long and dedicated career with the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) in New York and London, retiring as their Vice President and Chief Technical Officer in 1989. Recognized as a leader in the maritime community, he received many awards and accolades from his peers: the U.S. Coast Guard's Meritorious Public Service Award and King's Point Outstanding Professional Achievement Award. He also served as the Technical Advisor and Representative to the United States' delegation to the UN's International Maritime Organization.
He traveled to all corners of the world and all seven seas with ABS, yet he never forgot his roots and where he came from. Through all his years of ship and oil rig design and approval, he never forgot the safety and wellbeing of the men and women who walked the deck and sailed the seas.
He was a faithful parishioner at Holy Family, serving as lector, Eucharistic minister, a member of the Holy Name Society and a volunteer in building the rectory. He was a Scout Master of Troop 129 and a member of the New York Propeller's Club and the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers. His white crew cut was a landmark in Florham Park and he lived an honorable, faithful and generous life.
He was predeceased by his wife of 53 years, Betty, in 2005, and survived by sons, William Jr. of Florham Park; Thomas P. of Wall Township; James J. (Marybeth) of Hillsborough; his daughter, Margaret M. of Martinsville; grandchildren Ashley, Patrick, Sean, Kerry, Colleen, and Katie and countless Hannan and McGee nephews and nieces who he all loved very much. He was also predeceased by his parents, John and Mary (nee Ryan) Hannan and brothers John and Victor.
Friends and family are welcome to visit on Friday, November 21st from 4 PM to 8PM at Burroughs, Kohr & Dangler Funeral Home, 106 Main Street, Madison, NJ (www.danglerfuneral homes.com) and at 9:00 AM Saturday, November 22nd just prior to departing for mass. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations, in his memory, to the ministries of Eva's Village at 393 Main Street, Paterson, NJ 07501.
Hunt Patterson, Jr.
VISITING: Mon., Dec. 1, 2014 from 4-8pm at Burroughs, Kohr & Dangler Funeral Home, Madison
FUNERAL SERVICE: Tues., Dec. 2, 2014 at 10:00am at Burroughs, Kohr & Dangler Funeral Home, Madison
INTERMENT: Fairmount Cemetery, Chatham