Mrs. Weber, 87, of Silvermead, Freehold Township, died Dec. 20, 2009, at home. She was an active member in the First Presbyterian Church of Freehold for 45 years, serving as deacon, elder and circle leader. Mrs. Weber volunteered for Open Door food pantry and CentraState Medical Center, Church World Service and Covenhoven House. She was a founding member and historian for the Molly Pitcher Woman’s Club. Mrs. Weber was predeceased by her husband, William Francis Weber, in 1966; and by a sister, Agnete Hjort Schmidt, in 2003. Surviving are two sons, William Weber of Black Earth, Wis., and Richard Weber and his wife, Donna, of Pittsfield, Mass.; a daughter, Laurie Klesitz and husband, Ed, of Howell; six grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. Her memorial service was held at the First Presbyterian Church, Freehold. Interment followed in Old Tennent Cemetery, Manalapan. Memorial donations may be made to the First Presbyterian Church.
Mr. Limaldi, 68, of Howell, died Dec. 20, 2009, at Ocean Medical Center, Brick. He had lived in Roselle before moving to Howell three years ago. Before his retirement five years ago, Mr. Limaldi was a postal clerk for the U.S. Postal Service in Madison. He was a U.S. Army veteran and served during the Vietnam War. Mr. Limaldi is survived by his wife, Lorraine; a son, Anthony M. Limaldi of Howell; two daughters, LuAnn Parrillo of Beachwood and Carmelynn Limaldi of Howell; four grandchildren; a brother, Frank Limaldi; and a sister, Lucille. A funeral service was held at Gate of Heaven Mausoleum in East Hanover, followed by entombment. Arrangements were by Clayton & McGirr Funeral Home, Freehold Township.
Mr. Droutman, 68, a resident of Manalapan since 1990, died Dec. 14, 2009. He owned and operated Embassy Motors in Bayonne until moving to Manalapan when he and a partner started Accurate Auto Body in Freehold. Mr. Droutman was an infantry sergeant in the New Jersey National Guard. He was a member of Peninsula Lodge No. 99 Free & Accepted Masons and a member of Jewish War Veterans Post No. 125. Surviving are his wife, Randi; and two sons, Mike and Brett. Graveside services at Beth El Cemetery, Paramus, were held under the direction of Bloomfield-Cooper Jewish Chapels, Manalapan.
Mr. Daugila, 90, a resident of Freehold for 59 years, died Dec. 21, 2009, at home. A veteran of World War II, he was a member of the Freehold Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 4374. After the war Mr. Daugila worked for Wurlitzer fixing juke boxes. He then found his career as an electrical engineer at Camp Evans Fort Monmouth, retiring in 1980. He was well-known as TV-John because of his television repair service in Freehold. Surviving are his wife of 61 years, Bertha; two sons and daughters-in-law, John and Eileen Daugila, Wall, and Frank and Susan Daugila, Howell; a daughter and son-in-law, Kathleen and Doug Hulse, Englishtown; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. The funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, Freehold. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Assoc. Greater NJ Chapter, 400 Morris Ave., Suite 251, Denville, NJ 07834 or to St. Rose of Lima Church, 16 McLean St., Freehold NJ 07728. The Higgins Memorial Home, Freehold, handled arrangements.
Mr. Yockel, 56, of Freehold, died Dec. 15, 2009. He was a stationary engineer and held a Black Seal license. He was U.S. Marine Corps veteran. Mr. Yockel was predeceased by his parents, Frederick T. and Catherine Lane Yockel; and a brother, Frederick M. Yockel. Surviving are a sister and brother-in-law, Kathleen and Dennis McGackin of Freehold Township; his companion of eight years, Christine Spang; three nieces and a nephew; and his friends Bobbi Hannah and George Moran. Funeral services were held at the Higgins Memorial Home, Freehold, followed by interment at St. Rose of Lima CemeAnn tery, Freehold Township.
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Stephen E. Cottrell, 25, of Browns Mills, died Dec. 15, 2009, in Burlington County. Born in Long Branch, he had lived in Howell, Manasquan, and Port Richey, Fla., before assignment to Joint Base McGuire- Dix-Lakehurst in February 2009. Sgt. Cottrell had served as a special police officer for Freehold Township. He enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in July 2005 and had served in Iraq with Unit 732ESS-Det 3 with the police transition team. He is survived by his wife, U.S. Air Force Sr. Airman Amy Cottrell, Joint Base McGuire-Dix- Lakehurst; his mother, Patricia Cottrell of Port Richey, Fla.; his father and stepmother, Charles and Kerry Cottrell of Manasquan; his maternal grandmother, Joyce Groner of St. Petersburg, Fla.; his paternal grandmother, Helen Cottrell of Manasquan and Tampa, Fla.; a sister and her husband, Ann-Marie and Cory Schnebel of Brick; a brother and his wife, Adam and Cindy Cirlincione of Davenport, Fla.; two nephews; and two nieces. A funeral service was held at the Clayton & McGirr Funeral Home, Freehold Township. Interment followed in Brig. Gen. William C. Doyle Veterans Cemetery, Arnytown section of Burlington County. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Gold Star Mothers, 2128 Leroy Place NW, Washington, DC 20008.
Mrs. Baronofsky, 97, of Freehold Township, died Dec. 12, 2009, at CentraState Medical Center, Freehold Township. Her husband, John J. Baronofsky, died in 2005. Surviving are a daughter, Joan J. Boyle; and numerous nieces and nephews, including Helen Budris and Stephan Babichuk. Private funeral services were held under the direction of the Higgins Memorial Home, Freehold. Memorial donations to any organization assisting the blind would be appreciated.
Mrs. Catalanello, 83, of Manalapan, died Dec. 15, 2009, at Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch. Born in Calabria, Italy, she was a telephone information operator for New York Bell Telephone Co., New York City, before her retirement. Mrs. Catalanello was a communicant of St. Thomas More Catholic Church, Manalapan, where she was a teacher of religious education and a member of the Altar Rosary Society. She is survived by her husband, Frank B. Catalanello; two daughters and a son-in-law, Tricia Khouzam and Maria and Robert Hoyer; a sister and brother-in-law, Antoinette and John Imbriale; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. The funeral liturgy was celebrated at St. Thomas More Church. Memorial donations may be made to the Visiting Nurse Association of Central Jersey, 176 Riverside Ave., Red Bank, NJ 07701. Arrangements were by Higgins Memorial Home, Freehold.
Mr. Mazzara, 20, of Freehold Township, died Dec. 12, 2009, at CentraState Medical Center, Freehold Township. Raised in Manalapan, he moved to Freehold Township in 1995. until moving to Freehold Twp. in 1995. Mr. Mazzara was a laborer for Local #731 in New York City. He is survived by his father, Isidoro Mazzara and his wife, Jodi, of Farmingdale; his mother, Darlene Palma and her husband, Joseph, of Freehold Township; two brothers, Dominick and Vincent; his paternal grandparents, Antonino and Anne Mazzara of Manalapan; and his maternal grandparents, Douglas and Irene Najar of Jackson. A funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church, Freehold Township. Arrangements were by the Clayton & McGirr Funeral Home Freehold Township.
Miss Janet Cicchetti, 51, of Manalapan, died Dec. 14, 2009, at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she moved to Manalapan in 2001 to be close to her family. Surviving are her children, Nicole, Daniel and Thomas Cicchetti, all of Manalapan; and three sisters, Doris Hughes, Linda Falcone-Epstein and Diane Julius. A funeral liturgy was celebrated at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, Manalapan. Interment followed at St. Rose of Lima Cemetery, Freehold Township. Memorial donations for her children would be appreciated. Arrangements were by the Freeman Funeral Home, Manalapan.