Laura E. Cronk

   Laura E. Cronk(nee Ralton), 94, a longtime resident of Norwood, passed away on Friday, August 19, 2011.  Beloved wife of the late William.  Loving mother of Elizabeth Phillips and her husband Bill of Norwood.  Predeceased by her daughter Margaret Treglio of Sebastian, FL and her brother Douglas Ralton of England.   Adored grandmother of Gregory and his wife Lorna, Kristin and her husband Dean, Heather, Brendan and his wife Karen, Mark and his wife Debi, Laurel, and Eric.  Dearest Gigi of 14 great-grandchildren.  Dear mother-in-law of Michael Treglio.  Loving aunt of Robert Precourt of NC.

   Mrs. Cronk was a member of the Norwood Senior Center.

   A Funeral Service will be held Monday 10:00 AM at the Church of the Holy Communion, Norwood.  Visiting hours are Sunday 4-7 PM at the Anthony R. Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Avenue, Northvale (

Rita Ann Reid

   Rita Ann Reid(nee Gilles), 72, a longtime Northvale resident, died on Friday, August 5, 2011. Beloved wife of Thomas for 51 years.  Devoted mother of Robert and his wife Deborah of Bergenfield, Debra Reid of Elmwood Park, and the late Edward Reid.  Loving grandmother of Randall, Daniel, and Heather.    Mrs. Reid was an Administrative Assistant for the Presbyterian Church in Palisades, NY.  She was a member of the United Methodist Church of Demarest, past PTA president in the Northvale school system, and was also involved in the Northvale Recreation Program, especially girl’s softball.  She was active in the Boy Scouts of America for over 20 years, and the recipient of the highest honor, The Silver Beaver. A Funeral Service is scheduled for Thursday, August 11 at 10:00 AM at the United Methodist Church of Demarest with interment to follow at Tappan Cemetery, Tappan, NY.  Visiting hours are Wednesday 2-4 & 7-9 PM at the Anthony R. Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Avenue, Northvale (201-767-3050). Those who wish may make donations to the United Methodist Church of Demarest, 109 Hardenburgh Avenue, Demarest, NJ  07627 in her memory.

James Marshall

   James Marshall, 84, a longtime resident of Norwood, passed away peacefully  on Wednesday, August 3, 2011.  Beloved husband of his wife Mary for 52 years (predeceased).

   Devoted father of Brenda and her husband Jeff Cooper of Hillsdale and Linda and her husband Nestor Tytla of Hillsdale.  Adoring grandpa of Olivia, Rachael and Lucas.

   Born in Glasgow, Scotland, Jim came to the U.S. in 1954 where he and his wife, Mary, also from Scotland, were married in November 1955.  They moved to Norwood in 1963 where they raised their family and built their life together.

   Jim was a professional carpenter who worked in New York City for over 35 years as a carpenter and had many interests and talents.  He had a great love for his family and  enjoyed a long and healthy retirement travelling extensively together with his wife, Mary.  He will be dearly missed by all his family and friends.

   A Memorial Mass will be held Saturday, August 6, 2011 at 11:30 AM at Immaculate Conception RC Church, Norwood.  Arrangements by the Anthony R. Pizzi Funeral Home, Northvale.

   In lieu of flowers donations can be made to St. Jude’s Childrens Research Hospital at

Mary B. Tramonte

Mary Bridget Tramonte (nee McManus), a longtime resident of Northvale, passed away on Thursday, August 4, 2011 at Villa Marie Claire, Saddle River surrounded by her loving family.  Born in Lietrim, Ireland, she was married to Salvatore Tramonte for 51 years, who predeceased her in 2005.

Loving and devoted mother of Dawn Marie Philibosian and her husband Chip of Paramus and  Joseph Tramonte and his wife Laura of Apple Valley, MN.   Cherished grandmother of Douglas, Nicole, Andrea, Lara, Erica, Christopher and Brian.  Dear sister of Bill Quinn, Eugene Quinn and Susan Lennon; and the late John McManus, Annie Quinn, Margaret Mimna and Patrick Francis Quinn.  Also survived by many adoring nieces and nephews.

Mary was a faithful parishioner of St. Anthony’s RC Church and a proud member of the James F. McGuire Senior Center, both in Northvale.  She loved caring for her family and friends and made everyone feel welcome and special in her home.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday 11:00 AM at St. Anthony’s RC Church, Northvale with interment to follow at George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus.  Visiting hours are Friday 2-4 & 7-9 PM at the Anthony R. Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Avenue, Northvale (201-767-3050).

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Mary may be made to Villa Marie Claire Hospice, 12 W. Saddle River Rd., Saddle River, NJ 07458 or Paramus Rotary Gift of Life, 55 Harristown Rd., Ste 306, Glen Rock, NJ 07452.

Lee DiGiovanni

Lee DiGiovanni (nee Schwartz), 81, of Old Tappan, passed away at home on Friday, July 29, 2011.  Beloved wife of Dr. Leonard DiGiovanni.  Devoted mother of Dr. Robert DiGiovanni, Dr. Leonard DiGiovanni, Jr. and daughter Robin Fowler.  Cherished grandmother of six grandchildren.  Lee is also survived by many loving relatives and friends.  A service will be held at the Garden of Memories Mausoleum, Washington Township on Sunday at 12 noon.  In lieu of flowers donations to the Lustgarten Foundation at in her memory would be appreciated.  Arrangements by the Anthony R. Pizzi Funeral Home, Northvale (201-767-3050).

Marie C. Kane

Marie Kane of Valley Cottage, NY passed away on Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at the age of 77.  She was born to the late Raymond B. and Catherine (Killion) Churchill.  Marie was predeceased by siblings Rev. Fr. Raymond Churchill, Donald Churchill and Kathleen (Churchill) Gallagher.

In 1958 Marie married Jeremiah Kane and started a family. She is survived by three of her four loving children and their spouses: Mary Kane and Jack McMaster of Basking Ridge, NJ; Michael Kane and Loretta (O’Brien) Kane of Tappan, NY; and Susan Kane of Rye, NY; along with six of her seven grandchildren: Mike, Matt, Bobby and Danny McMaster and Danny and Christopher Kane; 14 nieces and nephews and many grandnieces and grandnephews.  She was predeceased by her beloved son Danny Kane in 1983, and grandson, baby Michael Kane in 1997.

Marie was a devout Catholic whose presence enriched the lives of so many.  She was a devoted mother and grandmother who loved spending time with her family.   Marie particularly enjoyed sharing her passion for sports with her grandchildren.  She will be sorely missed.

For those who wish to visit, the family will be receiving friends on Sunday July 31, 2011 from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 pm at the Anthony R. Pizzi Funeral Home 120 Paris Ave., Northvale, NJ  07647.  A funeral mass will be celebrated at 10:00 am on Monday at St. Catharine’s Church located at 523 Western Highway, Blauvelt, NY  10913.  Interment will follow at Ascension Cemetery 650 Saddle River Road, Monsey, NY  10952.