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Katherine P. Hall
FUNERAL SERVICE: Mon., Oct. 20, 2014 at 10:00am at St. Vladimir's Ukrainian Catholic Church, Elizabeth
INTERMENT: Rosehill Cemetery, Linden
Arthur "Graham" G. Bowles
VISITING: Fri., Oct. 24, 2015 from 2-4 & 7-9pm at Burroughs, Kohr & Dangler Funeral Home, Madison
FUNERAL SERVICE: Sat., Oct. 25, 2014 at 11:00am at Liberty Corner Presbyterian Church, Liberty Corner
Arthur Graham Bowles Royal Navy veteran, became a US citizen in 1998, taught at church daycare center in Liberty Corner, 74 Arthur Graham Bowles, 74, of Florham Park, N.J., died Oct. 15, 2014, at Morristown Medical Center after a short illness. Visiting hours are on Friday, Oct. 24, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Burroughs, Kohr, and Dangler Funeral Home, 106 Main St., Madison, N.J. The funeral will be held at the Liberty Corner Presbyterian Church, 45 Church St., Liberty Corner, N.J., on Saturday, Oct. 25, at 11 a.m. Interment will take place at a later date at St. Michael's Episcopal Church, Wayne, N.J. Graham, as he was always known, was born on Sept. 5, 1940, in Cleethorpes, England, to Herbert and Cicely Bowles. He lived in Florham Park, N.J., for 20 years, and prior to that lived in Taunton, England. Graham and his contemporaries had as their earliest memories their town being heavily bombed by the Luftwaffe. He graduated from Elliston Secondary Modern School in Cleethorpes, and then served for two years aboard fishing trawlers in the merchant fleet. Graham enlisted in the Royal Navy in 1958, and served for 10 years, reaching the rank of petty officer radioman and also subspecialized as a ship's diver. His last assignment was aboard the minehunter HMS Kirkliston which served alongside the USS Epping Forest during the Vietnam War. Graham was awarded the Naval General Service Medal with campaign clasps for Middle East and Cyprus. He was a member of the Royal Naval Christian Union and the Royal British Legion. After leaving the Navy, Graham went into business in Taunton and was co-proprietor of roofing and landscape companies. In 1994, he came to America to marry his wife, Suzanne, and became a U.S. citizen in 1998. Since 1995, Graham taught at the Children's Corner, a daycare center run by the Liberty Corner Presbyterian Church in Liberty Corner, N.J. He was a member of St. Michael's Episcopal Church in Wayne, N.J. Graham was predeceased by his parents; his sister, Betty Roberts, and his brother, Kevin. He is survived by his wife, the former Suzanne Geissler; two sisters, Ruth Lawler of Cleethorpes, England, and Jacqueline Puddle of Grays, England, and many nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Children's Corner, 45 Church St., Liberty Corner, N.J. 07938.
MEMORIAL SERVICE: Sat., Nov. 1, 2014 at 11:00am at Burroughs, Kohr & Dangler Funeral Home, Madison
Horace L. Norcross Jr.
VISITING: Mon., Oct. 20, 2014 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM at Burroughs, Kohr & Dangler Funeral Home, Madison
FUNERAL SERVICE: Tues., Oct. 21, 2014 at 11:00am at Burroughs, Kohr & Dangler Funeral Home, Madison
INTERMENT: St. Vincent's Cemetery, Madison
Horace L. Norcross, Jr., 87, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 17, 2014. Born and raised in Providence, RI, he moved to Madison, NJ in 1974 before returning to Rhode Island in 2008.
Horace proudly served in the United States Navy during World War II, attaining the rank of Seaman First Class.
Mr. Norcross was an Assistant Vice President and Senior Underwriter for Allendale Insurance Company in Rhode Island and New Jersey for 46 years, until his retirement in 1989.
Horace was a member of the Narragansett Lions Club, RI and a former member of the American Legion Post #43, Madison, NJ.
Horace was an avid sports fan; his favorite teams were the Bruins, Celtics, NY Giants and Providence College basketball. He enjoyed playing golf, doing crossword puzzles, cooking and gardening; but nothing gave "Horse" greater pleasure then having his family around him.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Horace L. Norcross, Sr. and Dorothy Gilbert; his beloved wife of 57 years, Helen R. Lee Norcross, 2007; and his loving son, Bobby Norcross, 1991.
Surviving are his loving children, Carol A. (Harold) Westra of Newton, NJ, Thomas W. (Rosemarie) Norcross of Narragansett, RI, and David L. (Toni Ann) Norcross of Bridgewater, NJ; his seven cherished grandchildren; his thirteen great-grandchildren; his dear brothers, Richard E. (Mary Lou) Norcross of Windsor Locks, CT and Kenneth S. (Sally) Norcross of Bristol, CT; and many nieces and nephews.
A viewing will be held on Monday, October 20th from 6:30pm to 8:30pm and Tuesday, October 21st from 10am to 11am with a prayer service to begin at 11am at Burroughs, Kohr and Dangler Funeral Home, 106 Main Street, Madison, NJ (973)377-3232. Interment will follow at St. Vincent’s Cemetery, Madison, NJ.
Memorial contributions may be made in Horace's memory to Home and Hospice Care of RI, 143 Main Street, Wakefield, RI 02879 www.hhcri.org
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Patricia McColgan Roche
VISITATION: Thurs., Oct. 23, 2014 from 6-9pm at Burroughs, Kohr & Dangler Funeral Home, Madison
FUNERAL MASS: Fri., Oct. 24, 2014 at 10:00am at St. Vincent Martyr Church, Madison