Michele Ann Nosenzo
Michele Ann Nosenzo, age 78, of Forks Twp., PA passed away on Friday, September 18, 2015 at St. Luke’s Hospice House in Bethlehem, PA.
She was born on July 10, 1937 in Somerville, NJ and had lived in High Bridge for many years before moving to Brooksville, FL and eventually to Easton, PA.
She was the daughter of the late Lewis Judson and Marie Muldoon Hockenbury.
Michele was a Bookkeeper and Accounts Receivable Clerk for the Hunterdon Medical Center in Raritan Twp., NJ for many years and also at Northside Mental Health Center in Tampa, FL.
Memberships include St. Joseph’s Church in High Bridge, NJ and also St. Jane Frances De Chantal in Palmer Twp., PA.
Michele loved going to the beach, sewing and crocheting. She loved her family and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. In her retirement years, she valued helping her family and was always ready to assist whoever needed help.
Survivors include 2 sons; C. Eugene ‘Geno’ Nosenzo and his wife Barb of Easton, PA and Michael A. Nosenzo and his wife Colleen Pinkowicz of Bethlehem, PA. 6 grandchildren; Debbie Allen and her husband Harry, Candice Hnasko and her husband Dave, Michael A. Nosenzo Jr., Noel Nosenzo, Vincent Nosenzo and Dominic Nosenzo. 7 great-grandchildren. 1 brother; Lewis Judson Hockenbury Jr. of Califon, NJ.
Predeceased by 1 great-granddaughter; Vayda Hnasko. 2 sisters; Shirley Weber and Noreen Brunt.
Calling hour will be Wednesday, September 23, 2015 from 10am to 11am at Naughright-Scarponi Funeral Home, 66 Main Street, High Bridge, NJ. Funeral Mass immediately following at 11am on Wednesday at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 59 Main Street, High Bridge, NJ. Interment at Mountain View Cemetery in Cokesbury, NJ.
Memorials can be made to St. Luke’s Hospice House, 2455 Black River Road, Bethlehem, PA.
Alfred Valentine DeLorenzo Sr. 'Coo'
Alfred Valentine DeLorenzo Sr, age 84, of Hillsborough, NJ passed away on Saturday, September 19, 2015 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in Somerville, NJ.
He was born on September 26, 1930 in Somerville, NJ and was a lifelong resident of Raritan Borough and Hillsborough Twp.
Alfred V. DeLorenzo Sr. served as a Corporal in the First Marine Division during the Korean War and was well honored for his performance from 1951 to 1953.
He was the son of the late Faust Tulio and Emma Pastor DeLorenzo.
He was the husband of Doris M. Emery DeLorenzo, celebrating 60 years of marriage.
As a young man, Alfred worked at the Doris Duke Estate. He retired from the GSA Depot in Burlington, NJ. He also spent many years at the Belle Mead Depot in Belle Mead, NJ. He was an Operating Engineer for Local #825 in Newark, NJ.
Survivors in addition to his wife include 4 sons; Alfred V. DeLorenzo Jr. of Hillsborough, NJ, Mark J. DeLorenzo of Somerville, NJ, Michael D. DeLorenzo of Belle Mead, NJ and Timothy H. DeLorenzo of Belle Mead, NJ. 1 daughter; Yvonne M. Peters of Leavenworth, WA. 2 grandsons; Benjamin M. Peters and Caleb A. Peters, both of Leavenworth, WA. 1 granddaughter; Ashley Elizabeth DeLorenzo of Andover, NJ. 2 sisters; Marie Cap of Manville, NJ and Dorothy Fedorcyzk of Manville, NJ.
Predeceased by 1 grandson; Markie J. DeLorenzo Jr. who passed away in 1995 and 2 brothers; Faust DeLorenzo Jr. who died in 1963 and Francis E. DeLorenzo who died in 2013. Also, predeceased by 1 sister; Eleanor Zitani.
He was an avid gardener and outdoorsman.
Funeral Mass with honor guard recognition will be Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 9am at Christ the Redeemer Parish Sacred Heart Church, 98 South 2nd Ave., Manville, NJ. Interment will be private.
Arrangements by Scarponi-Bright Funeral Home in Lebanon, NJ.
Lyla A. Vernazza
Lyla A. Vernazza, formerly of Ramsey, NJ and Middlesex, VT, passed away on September 1, 2015 at the age of 82.
Born in Taunton, Mass., to Hubert and Alice Swanson, she is survived by her son Michael and wife Karin; daughter Laurel and husband Jason;
brother Lyle and wife Kathleen; and sister Albertine. Lyla was the cherished grandmother of Lauren, James and Francesca. She will be forever
known for her love of family, kind heart, religious devotion and passion for walking, music, and ice cream. A memorial service will be held at
the Scarponi-Bright Funeral Home in Lebanon, NJ, on Friday, September 18, 2015 from 12 to 1 p.m.
Her interment and final resting place will be at Quantico National Cemetery, Virginia with her beloved husband of 47 years, Lewis.
In lieu of flowers, contributions are requested to be made in her memory to: Fisher House Foundation at www.fisherhouse.org.
Carl Robert Schutts Sr.
Carl Robert Schutts Sr., age 83, of Brownville Junction, ME, passed away on Monday, September 7, 2015 at home.
He was born on April 2, 1932 in Somerville, NJ. He was a resident of Hunterdon County for most of his life before moving to Maine in 2003.
He was the son of the late Fred and Lena Dalrymple Schutts.
Carl was the husband of Barbara Ann Ries Schutts, celebrating 62 years of marriage.
Carl served with the US Army during the Korean War.
He was a carpenter, operating Decker Construction in Clinton, NJ for many years.
Carl was Ex-Chief and an active member of Annandale Hose Company for over 46 years. He was an avid hunter and loved gardening.
Survivors in addition to his wife include 2 sons; Carl Robert Schutts Jr. and his longtime companion Diane Nichols of Glen Gardner, NJ and David Schutts and his wife Stacey of Washington, NJ. 1 daughter; Patricia Wirasnik and her husband James of Pittstown, NJ. 6 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. 2 sisters and 3 brothers.
Calling hours will be Friday, September 11, 2015 from 7pm to 9pm. Funeral Service will be Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 10am. All at Scarponi-Bright Funeral Home, 26 Main Street, Lebanon, NJ. Interment at Pequest Union Cemetery in Great Meadows, NJ.
Memorials can be made to Annandale Hose Company, 68 Beaver Avenue, Annandale, NJ 08801.
Judith Ann Hensle
Judith Ann Hensle, age 74, of Clinton Township, NJ passed away on Monday, August 31, 2015 at her daughter’s home in Lexington, MA.
She was born on January 23, 1941 in Newark, NJ and was a resident of Clinton Township for the past 30 years.
Judith was the daughter of the late Michael and Esther Comer. Her husband, Emil Hensle, passed away in 2001.
She was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in High Bridge, NJ. She loved to read, travel and spend time with her family and friends. She also enjoyed gardening and loved her plants and flowers, especially her orchids. She will be remembered as a very compassionate and caring woman and a wonderful friend.
Survivors include her son, Michael Hensle and his wife Sarah of Salt Lake City, UT; her daughter, Kimberly Hensle Lowrance and her husband Robert of Lexington, MA; and two grandchildren, Robert Lowrance and Gwendolyn Lowrance. She is also survived by her two brothers, Michael Comer and his wife Maggie of Maine, and Jerry Comer and his wife Susie of Colorado; two sisters, Karen Lehmann and her husband Joe of Oklahoma, and Kathleen Comer of New Jersey; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be Friday, September 4, 2015, 6-9 PM at Scarponi-Bright Funeral Home, 26 Main Street, Lebanon, NJ. A Memorial Mass will be Saturday, September 5, 2015 at 10 AM at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in High Bridge, NJ. Inurnment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Richard Hendershot, age 59, of High Bridge, NJ passed away on Thursday, August 27, 2015 at his brother’s home in New Braunfels, TX.
He was born on September 13, 1955 in Tewksbury, NJ. He was a lifelong resident of Hunterdon County prior to moving in with his brother in Texas one month ago.
He was the son of the late Roy and Mable Dilly Hendershot.
Richard’s wife, Judith Ann Hendershot, passed away in April of 2012.
He was a truck driver, working for many companies over the years, most recently working for Casper Disposal in Annandale, NJ.
Survivors include 3 daughters; Brenda Lannigan of Phillipsburg, NJ, Jessica Mann of TX and Jennifer Meza of Phillipsburg, NJ. 8 grandchildren; Joseph Lannigan, Christian Lannigan, Andrew Lannigan, Arianna Huberta-Hendershot, Aiden Huberta-Hendershot, Meghan Meza-Hendershot, Dyannah Urbanski and Dillon Urbanski. 4 brothers; Leroy ‘Duke’ Hendershot, Robert Hendershot, Peter Hendershot and Raymond Hendershot. 2 sisters; Carol Hendershot and Ella May Hendershot.
Predeceased in addition to his wife by 1 brother; Jimmy Hendershot.
Calling hours will be Wednesday, September 2, 2015 from 11am to 12noon. Followed by Funeral Service at 12noon. All at Naughright-Scarponi Funeral Home, 66 Main Street, High Bridge, NJ 08829. Interment at Fairmount Rural Cemetery in Califon, NJ.
Memorials can be made to Hope Hospice, 611 N Walnut Avenue, New Braunfels, TX 78130 or Hunterdon Humane Animal Shelter, 576 Stamets Road, Milford, NJ 08848.
John Grant Woods
John Grant Woods, age 46, of Lebanon, NJ passed away on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at Robert Wood Johnson Hospital in Somerville, NJ.
He was born on August 14, 1969 in Elizabeth, NJ and has been a resident of Lebanon, NJ for most of his life.
He was the son of John and Susan Grant Woods of Lebanon, NJ.
John worked at Sunoco in Lebanon, NJ.
He enjoyed camping and going to Medieval Fairs and enactments. He also loved to design computer games.
Survivors in addition to his parents include 1 son; Alexander Woods of Lebanon, NJ. 2 sisters; Sallie Woods and her husband Antonio Brito of Douglas, MA and Claire Woods of Reading, PA. 1 niece; Briona Brito of Douglas, MA. 3 nephews; Brent Brito of Douglas, MA, Zachary Woods of Pittstown, NJ and Justin Woods of Reading, PA. 1 great-nephew; Maxwell Woods.
Calling hours will be Thursday, August 27, 2015 from 2-4pm and 7-9pm at Scarponi-Bright Funeral Home, 26 Main Street, Lebanon, NJ. Funeral Mass will be Friday, August 28, 2015 at 10am at Immaculate Conception Church, 316 Old Allerton Road, Annandale, NJ. Interment at Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Annandale, NJ.
Memorials can be made to Steeplechase Cancer Center, 30 Rehill Ave, Somerville, NJ 08876 or Clinton Rescue Squad, PO Box 5265, Clinton, NJ 08809.
Wilma M. Cox
Wilma M. Cox, age 91, of Clinton, NJ passed away on Sunday, August 23, 2015 at Rolling Hills Care Center in Lebanon, NJ.
She was born on March 11, 1924 in Middle Valley, NJ and has been a lifelong resident of Hunterdon County.
She was the daughter of the late Patsy and Sally Manfra.
Her husband, John T. Cox, passed away in 1997.
Wilma was a Special Machine Operator for Commercial Dress Factory Inc. in High Bridge, NJ for 36 years, until their closing in 1980.
She was a past-member of Califon Methodist Church. She enjoyed gardening, reading, doing crafts and sewing.
Survivors include 1 daughter; Barbara A. Landon and her husband Donny of High Bridge, NJ. 1 step-daughter; Frances Wise of Somerville, NJ. 3 grandchildren. 2 step grandchildren. 5 step great-grandchildren. Several step great-great grandchildren. 1 sister; Laura Burd and her husband Lindy of Lebanon Twp., NJ.
Predeceased in addition to her husband by 1 daughter; Elaine Gares, who passed away in 2008 and 10 brothers and sisters.
Calling hour will be Friday, August 28, 2015 from 11am to 12noon. Followed by a Memorial Service at 12noon. All at Scarponi-Bright Funeral Home, 26 Main Street, Lebanon, NJ. Interment will be private.
Memorials can be made to American Macular Degeneration Foundation, PO Box 515, Northampton, MA 01061-0515.
Dorothy A. VanHorn
Dorothy A. VanHorn, age 80, of Clinton, NJ passed away on Saturday, August 15, 2015 at Country Arch Care Center in Pittstown, NJ.
She was born on June 10, 1935 in Bayonne, NJ and had resided for the past 30 years in Clinton, NJ.
Dorothy was the daughter of the late John and Anna Papp.
She was the wife of Joseph VanHorn, celebrating 31 years of marriage.
Her first husband, Henry Woroniecki, passed away 37 years ago.
She was an executive secretary, most recently working for Science Management in Bridgewater, NJ.
Years ago, Dorothy loved to go out dancing with her husband, Joseph.
Survivors in addition to her husband include 1 son; William Woroniecki of Elizabeth, NJ. 1 daughter; Cynthia Woroniecki of Elizabeth, NJ. 1 step-son; Joseph VanHorn and his wife Jill of San Antonio, TX. 1 step-daughter; Susan Riggs and her husband Rodney of Orem, UT. 8 step-grandchildren.
Predeceased by 1 brother; Robert Papp.
Calling hour will be Thursday, August 20, 2015 from 9:30am to 10:30am at Scarponi-Bright Funeral Home, 26 Main Street, Lebanon, NJ 08833. Followed by committal service at 11am at Immaculate Conception Mausoleum, 316 Old Allerton Road, Annandale, NJ.
Dolores Jean Schadewald
Dolores Jean Schadewald, age 83, of Hampton, NJ passed away on Monday, August 10, 2015 at Hunterdon Care Center in Flemington, NJ with her loving daughter, son-in-law and dear friends by her side.
She was born on July 27, 1932 in St. Louis, MO. She moved to NJ in 1955 and resided in Garwood, NJ for 50 years with her husband. For the past 10 years, she has been a resident of Hampton, NJ where she lived with her daughter and son-in-law.
She was the daughter of John and Louise Diezelski Enders.
Her husband, William Schadewald Jr., passed away in 2014.
Dolores was known as ‘Mrs. B’ as she assisted her husband at his Dog Grooming business, ‘Mr. B’s Grooming’, in Garwood, NJ. She enjoyed baking, shopping with her daughter, going to casinos and having Holiday get-togethers. She especially loved spending time with her grandchildren and spoiling them at Christmas.
She was a member of St. Catherine of Siena in Pittstown, NJ and a past member of St. Ann’s Church in Garwood, NJ and also a member of their Rosary Society. She was a member of the Union Twp. Seniors Club.
Survivors include 2 sons; William ‘Bill’ Schadewald III and his wife May of Garwood, NJ and Craig Schadewald and his wife Darilyn of Newburn, NC. 1 daughter; Denise Massimo and her husband Lenny of Hampton, NJ. 6 grandchildren; Alex Massimo, Michael Massimo, Hope Schadewald, William ‘Little Bill’ Schadewald IV, Matthew Schadewald and Zachary Schadewald. 3 sisters; Margaret Twele, Patricia Sullivan and Jayne Moore, all of St. Louis, MO. 1 brother-in-law; Dave Keane of Cape Coral, FL. Several Cousins and many nieces and nephews. Close friends who supported Dolores during her final year; Ione Warchol, Jackie Parrinello, Jenny Deemer, Carmen Patricola and especially Kelly Vacca.
Predeceased in addition to her husband and parents by her daughter Debra Ann Schadewald who passed away in 1963, Stepfather James Pedrotti, Sister Louise Pedrotti and Mother-in-Law Violet McDonald.
Calling hours will be Friday, August 14, 2015 from 2-4pm and 7-9pm at Scarponi-Bright Funeral Home, 26 Main Street, Lebanon, NJ. Funeral Mass on Saturday, August 15, 2015 at 10am at St. Catherine of Siena Parish Center, 142 Perryville Road, Hampton, NJ. Burial at St. Gertrude’s Cemetery in Colonia, NJ.
The family wishes to express their thanks for all of the support they have received in caring for Dolores during this past year.
Memorials can be made to Hunterdon Hospice, 2100 Wescott Drive, Flemington, NJ 08822 or St. Catherine of Siena Building Fund, PO Box 245, Pittstown, NJ 08867.
Robert P. Largo Sr.
Robert P. Largo Sr., age 80, of Greenwich Twp., NJ passed away on Friday, August 7, 2015 at St. Luke’s Warren Campus Hospital in Phillipsburg, NJ.
He was born on February 11, 1935 in Staten Island, NY to Dominick and Victoria Kissel Largo.
His wife, Lee Frances Nichols Largo passed away in 2011.
Robert was a veteran, serving during the Korean War with the United States Marine Corps.
He was a retired New York City Fireman serving with Engine 6 in Manhattan, Ladder 155 in Staten Island and Engine 28 in Little Italy.
Robert was a devout Catholic, reciting the rosary faithfully every morning. He had a strong faith in God and was a member of St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Hampton, NJ.
He loved hunting Indian artifacts and collecting antiques. He also enjoyed playing and watching baseball.
Survivors include 2 sons; Robert P. Largo Jr. of Stewartsville, NJ and John D. Largo and his wife Susan of Stewartsville, NJ. 2 daughters; Vicki L. Santangelo and her husband Scott of Milford, NJ and Laura L. Shosh and her husband John of Hellertown, PA. 6 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. 1 sister; Lenora Skeen of San Diego, CA.
Predeceased in addition to his wife by 1 grandson; Richard W. Hicks who passed away in 2013 and 1 brother; Tom Largo.
Calling hours will be Tuesday, August 11, 2015 from 7pm-9pm at Scarponi-Bright Funeral Home, 26 Main Street, Lebanon, NJ. Funeral Mass will be Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at 10am at St. Ann’s Church 32 Main Street, Hampton, NJ. Interment at St. Ann’s Cemetery.
Joseph V. Prostak Sr.
Joseph V. Prostak Sr., age 69, of Clinton Twp., NJ passed away on Saturday, August 1, 2015 at Morristown Medical Center in Morristown, NJ with his family at his side.
He was born on May 8, 1946 in Somerset, NJ and was a lifelong resident of Clinton Twp., NJ where his family operated their dairy farm.
He was the son of the late Vasily and Helen Stala Prostak.
Joseph was the husband of Randi Sue Heft Prostak, celebrating 44 years of marriage.
He was a 1964 graduate of North Hunterdon Regional High School.
Joseph helped on the family dairy farm growing up and recently moved back to the homestead ‘Paradise Farms’ in Clinton Twp., NJ for his final years. Over the years, he worked for Washington Auto Parts for over 30 years along with HMB and a few local gas stations. He lastly operated his own auto parts business called ‘Parts & Pieces’, delivering auto parts to various locations.
Survivors in addition to his wife include 1 daughter; Joann White and her husband John of Flemington, NJ. 1 brother; Edward Prostak and his wife Debbie of Alabama. 1 sister; Mary Lomerson and her husband Ronald of Lebanon Twp., NJ, Aunt & Uncle Helen and Edmund Muckelmann. Many nieces, great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins.
Predeceased by 1 son; Joseph V. Prostak Jr. who passed away in 2013. 1 brother; Paul Prostak. 1 sister; Dorothy Schaefer.
Joseph was a true people person with a wonderful sense of humor. He loved talking to people and telling jokes. He also loved gardening, assembling model cars, watching cooking shows, watching and adding to his extensive movie collection. Most of all, Joseph loved farming. He was in his glory when he was on the farm riding his tractor. He also donated his time to Clinton Twp., volunteering to till the soil for their community garden. Joseph loved helping people.
Calling hours will be Friday, August 7, 2015 from 7-9pm and Saturday, August 8, 2015 from 10am-12noon followed by Funeral Service at 12noon. All at Scarponi-Bright Funeral Home, 26 Main Street, Lebanon, NJ. Interment at Newell Cemetery in Stanton, NJ.
In lieu of flowers, please keep Joe in your memory by donating blood or contributing to the American Red Cross, PO Box 37839, Boone, IA 50037-0839.