David J. Ortz

David J. Ortz, 52, of Northvale, formerly of Norwood, passed away on Saturday  January 19, 2013.  Beloved son of the late Walter and Gertrude Ortz of Norwood.  Loving brother of Beth A. Brenner and her husband Richard of Los Gatos, CA, Peg J. Martin of  San Diego, CA, Trudy A. Descarfino and her husband Charles of Tappan, NY and Walter L. Ortz, Jr. and his wife Jeanneth of Norwood.  Dear uncle of James, Danielle, Mariel and Froilan.  Also survived by his step-daughter Megan
Hurley Van Dorn.  David was employed by Norwood Printing.  A Funeral Mass will be
celebrated Friday 10:00 AM at Immaculate Conception RC Church, Norwood with interment to follow at Rockland Cemetery, Sparkill,  NY.  Visiting hours are Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Anthony R. Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Avenue, Northvale.


Balduino Brogna

Balduino Brogna, 86, of River Vale, formerly of Dumont, passed away on Wednesday, January 16, 2013.  Beloved husband of the late Emilia (nee Colella).  Cherished father of Eduardo and his wife Lidia of Ridgefield and Maria Petrillo and her husband Peter of River Vale.  Adored grandfather of Sabrina, Mauro and his wife Cheryl, Michael, Steven and Jason.  Loving great-grandfather of Daniella and Nina.  Dearest brother of Giannina Colella, Pernice Capone and the late Gaetano and Romeo.  A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday 9:30 AM at Our Lady of Mercy RC Church, Park Ridge with interment to follow at Hackensack Cemetery.  Visiting hours are Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Anthony R. Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Avenue, Northvale (201-767-3050).


John J. Rudolph

RUDOLPH, (Ridolfi) John J., Sr., 83, a longtime Northvale resident, passed away on Tuesday, January 08, 2013. Beloved husband of Alberta (nee Yannucci). Devoted father of Gregory and his wife Gina, Alan and his wife Cynthia, John Jr. and his wife Marcia, and Janis. Loving grandfather of Rachel and Andrew. He is predeceased by his brother Bruno and his sister Erma. John is also survived by many other loving relatives and friends, as well as his feline friend, Blackie. He was a US Air Force Veteran who served in the Korean War. After many years at Volvo Corp. in Rockleigh, John was with the Northvale and Norwood post offices. He was a parishioner of St. Anthony’s RC Church, Northvale, a member of V.F.W Post 162 and an avid Pittsburgh Steelers Fan. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Saturday, January 12 at 11:00 AM at St. Anthony’s RC Church, Northvale. Visiting hours are Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Anthony R. Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Avenue, Northvale (201-767-3050). Those who wish may make donations to CLAWS, PO Box 172, Closter, NJ 07624 or Compassionate Care Hospice, 21-00 Route 208, Suite 105, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410. www.pizzifuneralhome.com.

Paul M. Suter

SUTER, Paul M., 81, of Northvale, on Monday, January 7, 2013. Beloved husband of the late Alicia (nee Hansen). Devoted father of David Suter and his wife Lynn of Closter, Glenn Suter and his wife Karen of Southbury, CT, Lynn Cherner and her husband Tom of Ridgefield, CT, and Jill Guenther and her husband John of Wayzata, MN. Also survived by nine grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Before retiring Mr. Suter was an accountant. He served in the US Air Force during the Korean War. He was also an avid bowler and he always shared a laugh and a smile. Visiting hours are Thursday 4-7 PM at the Anthony R. Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Avenue, Northvale (201-767-3050). www.pizzifuneralhome.com.

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, (www.woundedwarriorproject.org).


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.