William F. Braitsch

Mr. Braitsch, 84, formerly of Sayreville, died Dec. 23, 2009, at his winter home in Fort Myers, Fla. He was predeceased by a brother, Walter Braitsch, and by three grandchildren, Joseph, Caileigh and Emma Brady. Surviving are his wife, Marilyn Morgan Braitsch; seven children and their spouses, Kathleen and Flaco Esteves of Perth Amboy, Helene …

Anthony Jadczak

Mr. Jadczak, 78, of East Brunswick, died Dec. 29, 2009, at home. He was employed for 40 years at Bristol-Myers Squibb, North Brunswick. He was predeceased by a son, Stephen; a son-inlaw, Oley Allen; two brothers, Stanley and Joseph; and two sisters, Helen Konopacki and Marion Dobryznski. Surviving are his wife, Goldie Jadczak; two sons, …

Valerie Menegaux Murray

Mrs. Murray, 63, of the Parlin section of Sayreville, died Dec. 30, 2009, at home. She was predeceased by a brother, William Menegaux. Surviving are her husband, Michael; two daughters, Deirdre Rubay, and her husband, David, of South Amboy and Colleen Yuhas, and her husband, Richard, of Sayreville; a brother, Phillip Vandervort of Tarrytown, N.Y.; …

Frances Farrell Gross

Mrs. Gross, 73, of the Parlin section of Sayreville, died Dec. 29, 2009, in Raritan Bay Medical Center, Perth Amboy division. She was predeceased by two brothers, Edward and Fred Farrell. Surviving are her husband, Henry F. Gross; three children and their spouses, Constance and Al Dominik of Parlin, Lynn and Bob Latham of the …

Anthony T. Galante

Mr. Galante, 35, of Old Bridge, died Dec. 22, 2009, at home. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from the College of Staten Island and a Master of Science degree in biology from N.J. Institute of Technology in Newark before becoming a research assistant at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of …

Sports Shorts

Old Bridge Lacrosse Association’s new season will begin in March, with registration 1-4 p.m. Jan. 9 at the South Old Bridge Fire Dept. on Englishtown Road and Appleby Avenue. Applications may be downloaded at www.oldbridgelacrosse.com, or picked up the night of registration. Equipment orders will be placed for new players, as well as current players. …