Eugene J. Phillips

Eugene J. Phillips, 89, of Orangeburg, NY, formerly of Westwood, on Monday, January 7, 2013.  Predeceased by his wife Helen (nee Kopman) and son Paul.  Dear father-in-law of Mary.  Adored grandfather of Mark and Lee and great-granddaughter Jade.  Loving brother-in-law of Bob and Ann Christian of Babylon, NY.  Also survived by his dearest friend June Puglia and caring friends Susan and Martha. Mr. Phillips was a US Army veteran of WWII.  He was an inspector for the NYC Sanitation Dept.  Mr. Phillips was a member of the Knights of Columbus and the Elks, both of Westwood, belonged to the Holy Name Society, and was a parishioner of St. John’s RC Church, Hillsdale.  A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday 10:00 AM at St. Anthony’s RC Church, Northvale with interment to follow at Westwood Cemetery.
Visiting hours are Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 at the Anthony R. Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Ave, Northvale (201-767-3050).  Contributions to the Northvale Volunteer Ambulance Corps, 196 Firenze St., Northvale, NJ 07647, would be greatly appreciated.

Zavart Bohossian

Loving mother of Barouyr and Armen.

Visitng hours are Monday 7-9 PM.

Funeral Service Tuesday 10:00 AM at the funeral home.  Interment Rockland Cemetery

Frank B. Pizzi, Sr.

Frank B. Pizzi, Sr. “Chick”, 90, of DelRay Beach, Florida, formerly of Garfield, New Jersey, went to spend his eternal life with his son and heavenly Father on December 17, 2012.  He was born on Sept. 17, 1922, to Anthony and Josephine Pizzi. Frank was predeceased by his wife, Dorothy Pizzi, (nee Bernardo) together they had five children. Loving father of Claire Pizzi-DiPiazza, John Pizzi, Mary Pizzi, and Lucille and Joe Mazza, and the late Frank Pizzi, Jr. Frank was also the cherished grandfather of Courtney DiPiazza, and Matthew, Mallory, Dominic, and Melissa Mazza. Dear brother of Angelo Pizzi, John Pizzi, Angelina Herina, Theresa Quatrone, and the late Joseph, Peter, and Louis.  Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

Frank was a veteran of WWII, serving as a Sergeant in the Air Force. During those years, he was held as a POW, and returned home to make his career as a detective for the Garfield Police Department. He was always a hero to his family.

He spent his retired life in DelRay Beach, Florida, with his companion, Delores Hoffman. His extended family includes children, Cathy Hoffman and son Keith, Maureen and Gary Greiner, and Robert Hoffman, and grandchildren, Gary John and Jeffrey Greiner.

There will be a memorial service held in Frank’s honor on Saturday, January 5, 2013, at Our Lady of Mount Virgin Church, in Garfield, N.J., at 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully asks that donations be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, (

John W. Diehl

John W. Diehl, 45,  of Palisades, passed away on Monday, December 31, 2012.   Devoted son of Leonard and Irene (nee Albrecht).  The loving brother of Stephen of Londonderry,
NH, he also leaves behind many caring relatives and friends.  John worked for the Cresskill school  district.  A funeral service will be held  Saturday 10:30 AM at the Anthony R. Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Ave,  Northvale, NJ (845-359-2323) with interment to follow at Rockland Cemetery, Sparkill.  Visiting hours are Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM.

Angelo A. Gervase

Angelo A. Gervase, 72, of Naples, FL, passed away on Sunday, December 30, 2012.  Beloved husband of Madeline.  Loving father of Michele Gervase of Naples and Tracy Gavin of Northvale.  Adored grandfather of Tyler, Brook, and Brady.  Dearest brother of Luke and his wife Virginia of Closter and Candy Del Rey of Sunrise, FL.  A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday 9:30 AM at St. Anthony’ s RC Church, Northvale with
interment to follow at Rockland Cemetery, Sparkill, NY.  Visiting hours are Thursday 7-9 PM and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Anthony R. Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Avenue,

Elizabeth Viola

Elizabeth “Betty” Viola (nee Grater), 96, passed away peacefully on December
31, 2012. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Angelo (Jim) Viola in 1993
and her sisters, Francis Lubben, Florence Larsen, Ruth Berthe, and Mary Finke;
and brothers William Grater and Edward Grater. Survived by her loving niece and
caregiver Barbara Hofmeister (husband Harold), sister-in-law Gloria Grater, as
well as many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces, grand-nephews, and numerous
godchildren. Before moving to Kingston, NY 7 years ago, she resided in Fairview, NJ for 54 years. Betty was employed by Scholastic Magazines in Englewood Cliffs, NJ. She started working there in 1959, retiring as a Supervisor in 1988.

Funeral arrangements being made by Anthony R. Pizzi Funeral Home. Interment will be at George Washington Memorial Cemetery.

Betty Barcadepone

Betty Barcadepone (nee LaGrotteria), 90, of Harrington Park, formerly of River Edge, passed away on Sunday, December 30, 2012.  Beloved wife of the late Thomas.  Cherished mother of Rosalie Hoelscher and her husband Paul of Harrington Park.  Adored grandmother of Cheryl Migliaccio and her husband Michael also of Harrington Park.  Loving great-grandmother of Michelle, Paul, and Thomas.  Dearest sister of Margaret Finocchiaro of Oradell, Christopher LaGrotteria of Midland Park, and Louise Gieling of Franklin Lakes.  A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday 10:00 AM at Our Lady of Victories RC Church, Harrington Park with interment to follow at George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus.  Visiting hours are Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Anthony R. Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Avenue, Northvale.  In lieu of flowers donations to the Hospice House of Hackensack, 336 Prospect Ave, Hackensack, NJ 07601 would be greatly appreciated.

Frank “Buddy” Wanamaker

Frank J. Wanamaker “Buddy”,89, of The Bronx, on Saturday, December 29, 2012.  Survived by his neice Deirdre Connelly and her husband Patrick and Lawrence Cagney and his wife Barbara, as well as many other relatives and friends.  A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday 9:30 AM at St. Anthony’s RC Church, Northvale with interment to follow at Calvary Cemetery, Queens, NY.  Visiting hours are Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM.  Memorial donations may be made to the Wounded Warriors in Buddy’s memory.

Arlene C. Nelsen

Arlene C. Nelsen (nee Sterchele), 73, of Hasbrouck Heights, passed away on Friday, December 28, 2012.  Beloved wife of Warren B. Nelsen.  Loving mother of Scott Quitadamo and his wife Amber of Marietta, GA, Jeffrey Quitadamo and his wife Francesca of Wantage, NJ, and Karen Nelsen-Lockerage and her husband Anthony of Ridgefield Park.  Adored grandmother of Nicoletta, Joseph, and twins Audrey and Bradley.  Also survived by many loving cousins, nieces and nephews. She will also be dearly missed by her dogs Oliver and Gabriella.  Arlene was a 911 Dispatcher for the Lodi Police Dept.  She was also a certified EMT and was a hairdresser in Ridgefield Park for many years.  Besides family, she loved spending summers at the Jersey shore, playing Bingo with friends and trips to Atlantic City.  A Memorial Service will be held Saturday January 19, 2013 at 1 PM at the Anthony R. Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Avenue, Northvale.  Family will receive friends from 12 – 2 PM.  In lieu of flowers, donations to Englewood Hospital or the American Diabetes Foundation would be greatly appreciated.

Natalie A. Kilmurray

Natalie A. Kilmurray (nee LaRucci), 88, of Norwood, NJ, formerly of New Milford, NJ  and Teaneck, NJ, passed away on Sunday, December 30, 2012.  Beloved wife of the late Eugene.  Devoted mother of Mark and his wife Angela of Cape Cod, Stephen and his wife Kenetha of Hawthorne, NJ, and Brian and his wife Kathryn of Park Ridge, NJ.  Dearest sister of Mae Hessler of Norwood, Margaret Keely of Norwood, and the late Constance Ford.  Adored grandmother of Jessica, Meg, Steven, Kole, Kasey, and the late Laurel Rose. Cherished great-grandmother of Bella.  Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Mrs. Kilmurray was a secretary for National Community Bank and Alcoa. She belonged to the Norwood Senior Center and was past-president of the Alcoa Ladies Bowling League. A devoted homemaker, she was also an avid Yankee fan.  A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday 11:00 AM at St. Anthony’s RC Church, Northvale, NJ.  Visiting hours are Wednesday 4-8 PM at the Anthony R. Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Avenue, Northvale (201-767-3050).  Memorial donations to the Triboro Ambulance Corps., PO Box 204, Park Ridge, NJ 07656 would be greatly appreciated.