Thursday, May 23, 2013
An accomplished composer, Michael has over 40 classical works published and played worldwide.
Dr. Michael Louis Smolanoff, 71, of Holmdel, passed away Sunday, May 19, 2013, with his wife by his side. He will be missed greatly by family and friends alike, particularly for his ability to make what just might have been the best sausage and peppers we will ever eat. Originally from the Bronx and raised in New Rochelle NY, he attended The Julliard School where he received both his Bachelor and Master degrees, and subsequently earned his PhD from the University of Pennsylvania. He served as Professor of Music at The Philadelphia Academy of Music from 1968-1971, and was the Assistant Professor of Composition at Rutgers University from 1971-1978. An accomplished composer, Michael has over 40 classical works published and played worldwide. …
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Access obituaries of local Hazlet residents.
Obituary: Delma Kitzman, 77 Delma Kitzman, 77, of Hazlet, passed away Thursday, May 9, 2013, at Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune. She was born in Keyport and was a lifelong resident of Hazlet. Delma retired after many years as a laboratory assistant from CenoGenics Corp. in Morganville. Continue reading --> Obituary: Ira Eugene Bennett, 64 Ira Eugene Bennett left this earth on May 15, 2013. On this earth Ira was closest to and is survived by his only and beloved sister and caretaker Eleanor "Nunnie" Bodtmann. Ira was the youngest child and only son of Ira and Viola Bennett to whom he has returned in heaven. Continue reading --> Obituary: Victoria Janiak, 97 Victoria Janiak, 97, of Hazlet, passed away peacefully on Friday, …
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Kathleen worked as an Assistant Administrator for North Hudson Hospital and Palisades General Hospital, North Bergen for over 25 years retiring in 1988.
Sunday, May 19
Kathleen "Kay" Huelbig, 88, of Hazlet, NJ, died on May 15, 2013 in Eatontown, NJ. She was born and lived in Weehawken before moving to Hazlet in 1988. Kathleen worked as an Assistant Administrator for North Hudson Hospital and Palisades General Hospital, North Bergen for over 25 years retiring in 1988. Surviving are her son and daughter-in-law, Raymond & Shawnn Huelbig of Cranston, RI; daughter & son-in-law, Kathy and John Devaney of Hazlet, and son & daughter-in-law JP and Jennifer Huelbig of Middletown; sister, Grace Richards of Trophy Club, TX; 9 grandchildren, Kelli, Kara, Kristen, Justin, Jason, Jenna, Michael, William, and Tamyko; 5 great grandchildren, Sean, Annabella, Ashley, Adryanna, and Alycia . Kathleen was preceded in death by…
Sunday, May 12, 2013
The Hazlet resident served in the Navy during World War II.
Sunday, May 12
Robert Madsen, 86, of Hazlet, passed away, Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at Bayshore Health Care Center, Holmdel. Born in Perth Amboy, he resided there before moving to Hazlet. He worked for Tenneco, Edison, as a technical supervisor, for 30 years, retiring in 1989. He served his country in the Navy during World War II. Robert was predeceased by his beloved wife, Joan Polacastro Madsen; and his many brothers and sisters. He is survived by his loving children, Bonita Renee Dow and husband Robert of Hazlet; and Heather Ballard of Woodbridge; his cherished grandchildren, Tara DeSantis and husband Thomas; Robert Dow, Jr.; Brian, Jason and Jessie Ballard; and three precious great grandchildren, Tyler and Kayla DeSantis and Robert Dow, III. He will …
Friday, May 10, 2013
A decorated US Army WWII veteran and a POW in Germany, he was awarded the Bronze Star.
Friday, May 10
Phillip Paul Daniele, 88, died Thursday, May 2. Born in Jersey City, New Jersey, he had a 34 year career at Bell Labs in Holmdel, where his work with the US Department of Defense and Space Program earned him several patents. A decorated US Army WWII veteran and a POW in Germany, he was awarded the Bronze Star. His family includes his wife of 61 years, Eileen Daniele; son, Phillip Daniele, Jr. of Miami FL; son, John Daniele and his wife, Kathleen of Oviedo FL; grandchildren, Marie Wall, her husband Justin Wall and Thomas Daniele; and his sister, Jenny Monaco. Friends may call on Tuesday, May 7 at Ammen Family Cremation and Funeral Care, Melbourne, Fla. from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., a funeral mass will follow at 11:30 a.m. at Ascension Catholic …
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Holz retired as a production Manager for Loreal Hair Care Company.
Wednesday, May 8
Thomas H. Holz, 68, of Holmdel, passed away at home on Sunday, May 5, 2013, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Thomas was born on Jan. 17, 1945 in East Orange. He was raised in West Keansburg and in 1965 settled in Holmdel. He retired as a production Manager for Loreal Hair Care Company. He was predeceased by his father, Max Henry Holz and his brother, Arthur Holz. Thomas is survived by his beloved mother, Elsie A. Kleinhenz Holz and his loving brothers, Philip Holz and his wife Marie of Toms River, Robert Holz and his wife Janet of Neptune; his nephews, Philip Holz Jr. and Bobby Holz; his nieces, Mary Louise Wheat, along with many great nieces and nephews. He will be sadly missed but never forgotten. Family and Friends …
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
He was an Electronics Technician who enjoyed sailing with his family.
Tuesday, May 7
John M. Ferrador, 73, of Howell Township passed away Saturday, May 4, 2013 at CentraState Medical Center, Freehold Township. He was born in Elizabeth and lived most of his life in Cranford. John had also lived in Hazlet before moving to Howell Township in 2000. He was an Electronics Technician for over 20 years. During his career, he had been employed by a number of companies including Audio Visual Labs in Atlantic Highlands and EWC Controls in Englishtown. He retired in 2001. John, who enjoyed sailing with his family, was a former member of the Hazlet Township Zoning Board of Adjustment, a former Weeblo Leader for Cub Scout Pack 137 in Hazlet, and a communicant of the Church of St. Veronica. He was a US Air Force Veteran serving from 1957…
Monday, May 6, 2013
Cornelia worked at the Trinity School in New Rochelle, St. Benedicts in Holmdel, in the Long Branch School System and volunteered with children in Red Bank.
Cornelia Jane Altier, 81, of Shrewsbury, formerly of Lincroft, Red Bank and Matawan, died peacefully Monday, April 29, 2013, at Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank. Cornelia was born in Queens, NY to Peter and Mabel Buchanan Johnston. She attended Our Lady of Mercy Academy in Syosset, NY. She then went on to earn her BA in English from the College of New Rochelle. At the age of 68, Cornelia was one of the oldest recipients of a heart transplant. The donated heart continued for 14 years, a courageous journey for science. She enjoyed her family and friends, travel and good food. She was happily employed as a Red Bank YMCA director, an antique business owner, and as a librarian at the Red Bank Public Library. Her favorite job was teaching; …
Saturday, May 4, 2013
Mr. Scagnelli was the former president of the HYAA, a former Holmdel Planning Board Member, and was also a parishioner of St. Catharine's R.C. Church in Holmdel.
Saturday, May 4
John B. Scagnelli, 68, beloved husband, father and friend, of Holmdel, passed away Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. John was born in New York City and has resided in Holmdel for the past 26 years. Mr. Scagnelli was the former president of the HYAA, a former Holmdel Planning Board Member, and was also a parishioner of St. Catharine's R.C. Church in Holmdel. Surviving are his wife, Barbara Scagnelli; son, John Scagnelli; daughter, Kara Scagnelli; sister, Madeline Poggioli; nieces, Donna, Lisa, and Kerry; nephew, Joseph, and his dog Dante. Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, May 5 at the Holmdel Funeral Home, 26 South Holmdel Road, Holmdel. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered…
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Pinoos lived in Hazlet for twenty years before moving to Toms River.
Tuesday, April 30
Barbara H. Pinoos (Gray), 71 of Toms River, passed away Saturday April 27, 2013 at Bayshore Community Hospital of Holmdel. Barbara was born in Perth Amboy and resided in Hazlet for 20 years. She is predeceased by her parents Charles Gray and Carolyn (Hyer) Gray; her former Husband Roma Lewis; currently predeceased Husband Sheldon Pinoos; and a Brother Charles Gray. Barbara is survived by her Sons James Lewis and his wife Susan of Matawan; David Lewis and his wife Heidi of Union Beach; and a Daughter Darlene Lewis of Neptune. She is also survived by her grandchildren Jessica Lewis and her fiancé Mark Daly of Union Beach, Courtney Raimo and her husband Chris, of Matawan, Thomas and Angelique Caruso, and Justin Lewis of Union Beach. …