Jersey City Obituaries

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  • Friday | via The Jersey Journal 

    Former Mayor of Jersey City, Anthony Cucci dies at 92

    Anthony Cucci, the former mayor, Downtown councilman and decorated war hero, died yesterday at Jersey City Medical Center-Barnabas Health. He was 92. Cucci, known to everyone as "Tony," was big-hearted and modest, "the people's mayor," according to Lou Manzo, a former state assemblyman who worked in the Cucci administration.

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  • Thursday Feb 26 | via The Hudson Reporter 

    Former Jersey City Mayor Cucci dead at 92

    Former Jersey City Mayor Anothony Cucci died at age 92 on Feb. 25. Cucci most recently served as trustee on the Jersey City Board of Education, but served as mayor twice, and as a city councilman, and a U.S. Marine. "I know I speak for the entire city when I say that we extend our thoughts, prayers, and everlasting appreciation to the Cucci family for Mayor Cuuci's service to our city," said Mayor Steven M. Fulop.

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  • Thursday Feb 26 | via The Jersey Journal 

    Former Jersey City Mayor Anthony Cucci dies at 92

    JERSEY CITY - Anthony Cucci, the former mayor and Downtown councilman, died today at Jersey City Medical Center. He was 92. Cucci was first elected to the City Council representing Ward E in 1977.

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  • Wednesday Feb 25 | via NorthJersey.com 

    Dominic Romano of Hasbrouck Heights dies at 78

    Born in Jersey City to the late Dominick and Frances Romano. He was an Army veteran.

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  • Tuesday Feb 24 | via The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York 

    Joseph "Big Joe" Casel

    He was born Nov. 15, 1922, in Jersey City, N.J., the son of the late Sam and Anna Casamento.

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  • Tuesday Feb 24 | via Times Herald-Record 

    John J. Burke

    John J. Burke of Roscoe, NY, a retired employee for the United States Department of Defense and a longtime area resident, died Saturday, February 7, 2015 at his home.

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  • Tuesday Feb 24 | via The Jersey Journal 

    Bayonne man arraigned on charges he murdered Jersey ...

    A Bayonne man and his Jersey City girlfriend were arraigned yesterday afternoon on charges related to the murder of her 2-year-old daughter in May. Reinaldo Rodriguez stared down at the defense table with his hands cuffed behind his back as he appeared on the charges he murdered Karen Lewin on May 27 at the Garfield Avenue residence of the child's mother, Jennifer Cruz, officials said. Cruz, 31, was also arraigned yesterday afternoon on charges of manslaughter, two counts of aggravated assault and four counts of child abuse, according to the indictment.

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  • Monday Feb 23 | via NJ.com 

    Bayonne man arraigned on charges he murdered 2-year-...

    Reinaldo Rodriguez stared down at the defense table with his hands cuffed behind his back as he appeared on the charges he murdered Karen Lewin on May 27 at the Garfield Avenue residence of the child's mother, Jennifer Cruz, officials said. Cruz, 31, is being arraigned this afternoon on charges of manslaughter, two counts of aggravated assault and four counts of child abuse, according to the indictment.

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  • Sunday Feb 22 | via NorthJersey.com 

    James Hofstetter of Kinnelon dies at 57

    Born in Jersey City, Mr. Hofstetter lived in Teaneck and Lincoln Park before moving to Kinnelon in 1988. He was the owner and operator of Hofstetter Construction, Kinnelon, since 1975.

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  • Sunday Feb 22 | via Florida Today 

    Anna Cooper

    Marie started her life in Jersey City, NJ January 31, 1928, the first daughter of Anna Marie and Paul Castell.

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  • Friday Feb 20 | via Fox News 

    Family raises money for burial of escort possibly li...

    To her family and friends, 23-year-old Shannan Gilbert was an aspiring actress with a big heart - often sending money and gifts home to her single mother and sisters in upstate New York. Gilbert, struggling to support herself as she pursed her dream, was working as an escort when she disappeared in May 2010, steps away from where the bodies of four Craigslist escorts were found on New York's Long Island - the work of a suspected serial killer.

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  • Thursday Feb 19 | via The Jersey Journal 

    Funeral arrangements set for Kinnelon man allegedly ...

    KINNELON -- Funeral arrangements have been set for the 57-year-old man slain last weekend by his son inside of their Kinnelon home. Visitation for James Ernest Hofstetter will be held Friday at the Keri Memorial Funeral Home, 125 Main St. in Lincoln Park from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, according to his obituary.

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  • Monday Feb 16 | via NorthJersey.com 

    Vera M. Reilly dies at 100

    Born in Jersey City, she lived in Ridgewood before moving to Midland Park. She was a parishioner of Church of the Nativity, Midland Park.

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  • Monday Feb 16 | via Recordpub.com 

    Edward Ullinger

    Ed Ullinger slipped away peacefully on Friday, February 13, 2015, to continue his 68 year love affair with his loving wife, Clara.

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  • Sunday Feb 15 | via The Ashland Daily Tidings 

    Dominick (Nick) Dante Amorelli

    Dominick Dante Amorelli, 86, passed away of multiple myeloma Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at his home in Ashland. He was born October 1, 1928 in Jersey City, N.J. to Sicilian immigrant parents, Joseph and Maria Amorelli.

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  • Thursday Feb 12 | via Examiner.com 

    Aimee Alfonso: Rest in peace

    Aimee Alfonso, 20, born on March 4, 1994 in Elizabeth, NJ , passed away at Jersey City Medical Center in Jersey City, NJ on February 5, 2015. She was a long-time resident of Linden , NJ and previously attended Linden High School.

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  • Tuesday Feb 10 | via NorthJersey.com 

    John Luciano of Carlstadt dies at age 93

    John Luciano, 93, of Carlstadt since 1960 and formerly of Jersey City, passed away at home on Feb. 9, 2015. Mr. Luciano retired from Kappler Brush Co.

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  • Monday Feb 9 | via Pocono Record 

    Geraldine a oeGerrya Fogle

    Geraldine “Gerry” Fogle, 67, of Tamiment, died on Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, in Pocono Medical Center, East Stroudsburg. She was the loving wife of Tyrone J. Fogle.

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  • Saturday Feb 7 | via The Jersey Journal 

    Thomas Shine, Jersey City native and New Jersey Devi...

    Former New Jersey Devils employee Thomas Shine, right, with Devils goalie Martin Brodeur after the team won the Stanley Cup. Shine, a Bayonne resident, died this week at 54 years old.

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  • Monday Feb 2 | via The Jersey Journal 

    2 of 3 charged in July murder connected to Jersey Ci...

    Two of the three Jersey City men charged in a July 2014 murder that was connected to the ambush of a Jersey City police officer three days later are scheduled to appear in Hudson County Superior Court this afternoon. Daniel Wilson, Rashid A. Bronk and Rafael A. Torres Jr. have been charged with with felony murder and carjacking degree in the death of 26-year-old Michael Siegel on Jewett Avenue on July 10. Wilson and Bronk are scheduled to be in court today.

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