FARISSIER, John E. – 86, of North Haledon passed away on May 16, 2018. Born in Haledon he lived in Paterson before moving to North Haledon 58 years ago. He served his country honorably in the United States Army and prior to his retirement in 1993 he was a plumber with Plumber’s Union Local #24 in Fairfield. He was a parishioner of St. Paul’s R.C. Church in Prospect Park and also a member of the St. Paul’s Knight of Columbus. After retirement, John enjoyed spending the winter months at his home in Oldsmar, Florida and playing golf. Beloved husband of 66 years of Julia (nee Wexler) Farissier of North Haledon. Devoted father of John Farissier and his wife Christine of North Haledon. Loving grandfather of John and Taylor Farissier. Dear brother of Edna Sanczyk and her husband Chester of Florida and the late Harry Farissier. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday at 9:30 am at St. Paul’s R.C. Church, Prospect Park. Private Cremation. The family requests donations be made in John’s memory to St. Paul’s R.C. Church, 286 Haledon Avenue, Prospect Park, NJ 07508.
RIEDENER, Eric J. – 53, of Hawthorne passed away on May 14, 2018. Born in Germany he was a life- long resident of Hawthorne. He was a HVAC worker. Beloved son of Barbara “Bobbie” (nee Black) and the late Ronald Riedener. Devoted father of Ryan Riedener. Loving brother of Kenneth Riedener, Stephen Riedener and Kathy Cafiero and her husband Frank. Eric is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. The family will receive family and friends on Thursday from 3-7 pm followed ny a 7 pm service at Vander Plaat-Vermeulen Memorial Home, 530 High Mountain Road, Franklin Lakes. Private cremation. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made in Eric’s memory to the Hawthorne Volunteer Ambulance Corps’, 970 Goffle Road, Hawthorne, NJ 07506.
HARKINS, Maryann E. (nee Obiurka )- 74 of Franklin Lakes passed away on April 30, 2018. Born in Bellville she lived in Wyckoff before moving to Franklin Lakes in 1993. She was a parishioner of Most Blessed Sacrament R.C. Church in Franklin Lakes and a member of the Dames of Mary Help of Christians. Maryann was an avid Yankees and Giants fan. Beloved wife of 47 years of Robert Harkins of Franklin Lakes. Devoted mother of Elizabeth Harkins of Franklin Lakes, Kathaleen DeNero and her husband Andrew of Oakland, Caroljeanne Rivas and her husband Luis of Lakeland, Florida and Robert Andrew Harkins of Bloomfield. Loving grandmother of Dylan and Kayla DeNero. Dear sister of Stanley Philip Obiurka of Belleville and Paula Croson of Delaware. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. The family will receive family and friends on Wednesday from 3-8 pm at Vander Plaat-Vermeulen Memorial Home, 530 High Mountain Road, Franklin Lakes. Funeral Services Thursday 9:30 am at the funeral home followed by a 10 am Mass at Most Blessed Sacrament R.C. Church. Interment Christ The King Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made in Maryann’s memory to the Most Blessed Sacrament Church, Building Fund, 787 Franklin Lake Road, Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417 or Mary Help of Christians, 659 Belmont Avenue, North Haledon, NJ 07508.
DEL OTERO, Kasie – 16, passed away on April 29, 2018. Born in Ridgewood she was a life-long resident of Franklin Lakes. She was a student at Ramapo High School in Franklin Lakes. Beloved daughter of Thomas L. Del Otero of Franklin Lakes and Aurelia R. Zitman. Cherished granddaughter of Teresita Moreiras of Orlando, Florida. Loving sister of Emily and Isabelle Del Otero of Franklin Lakes. A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 11 am at Most Blessed Sacrament R.C. Church, 787 Franklin Lake Road, Franklin Lakes. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made in Kasie’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 https://www.stjude.org or Brain & Behavior Research Foundation, 90 Park Avenue, 16th Floor, New York, NY 10016 https://www.bbrfoundation.org
ORSINI, Lupangelo – 77, of Toms River passed away on April 27, 2018. Born in San Lupo, Benevento, Italy he came to the United States in 1950 settling in Oakland before moving to Toms River one year ago. Prior to his retirement in 2006 he was a self-employed general contractor and cabinet maker who worked on many homes in Franklin Lakes, Saddle River and Upper Saddle River. Lupangelo was a parishioner of Most Blessed Sacrament R.C. Church in Franklin Lakes. Beloved father of Dina Suriano and her husband Alexandro of Oakland, Marc Orsini of Hackensack, Robert Orsini and his wife Jessica of Oakland and Janine Orsini of Upper Saddle River. Devoted grandfather of Alessandra and Stefano Suriano, Carson and Ella Orsini and Kyle, Isabella and Justin Gradski.Dear brother of the late Angela Lange. Loving uncle of Eric and Darren Lange. Partner of Maria Encarnacion The family will receive family and friends on Monday from 4-8 pm pm at Vander Plaat-Vermeuulen Memorial Home, 530 High Mountain Road, Franklin Lakes. Funeral Services Tuesday at 9:30 am at the funeral home followed by a 10 am Mass at Most Blessed Sacrament R.C. Church. Entombment Holy Cross Mausoleum, North Arlington. The family requests donations be made in Lupangelo’s memory to the American Cancer Society, 986 South Springfield Avenue, Springfield, NJ 07081.