2006-06-14 / Obituaries

Obituaries

Rita M. Newallis Klaus

Mrs. Klaus, 69, of Hazlet, died June 6 at Bayshore Health Care, Holmdel. Born in Elizabeth, she resided in Hazlet since 1978. She was a production controller at Earle Naval Station, Leonardo section of Middletown, retiring in 2003. She is survived by her husband, Robert Klaus; three sons, Brian Klaus of the Monmouth Junction section of South Brunswick, Gregory Klaus of Piscataway, and Warren Klaus of Tinton Falls; a brother, Peter Newallis of Kansas City, Kan.; and a grandson. Arrangements were by Day Funeral Home, Keyport. Burial was at Fair View Mausoleum, Middletown. Memorial donations may be made to St. Francis Feline Fellowship Foundation, 1407 Shore Road, Union Beach 07735.

Albert Fiorello

Mr. Fiorello, 67, of Millstone, died June 6 at CentraState Medical Center, Freehold Township. Born and raised in Brooklyn, N.Y., he had lived in Staten Island, N.Y., before moving to Millstone in 1994. Mr. Fiorello was a special education teacher at Concord High School, Staten Island, for 11 years, retiring in 1995. Prior to that, he worked for Drexel Burnham in New York City. A veteran, he served with the U.S. Marines. Mr. Fiorello is survived by his wife, Monica; a son, Albert Fiorello of Middletown; two daughters, Denise Principato of Aberdeen and Lois Miller of Middletown; three sisters, Valerie Murphy of Whiting, and Frances Malec and Lois Williams, both of Toms River; six grandchildren; and one great-grandson. A memorial service was held at the Clayton & McGirr Funeral Home, Freehold Township. Interment was private. Memorial donations may be made to the Mid-Atlantic Great Dane Rescue Society, c/o Mary Cini at cini.maryfran@verizon.net.

Giovaninina Carmella "Jennie" DiGregorio

Mrs. DiGregorio, 88, of Middletown, died June 5 at Bayshore Community Hospital, Holmdel. Born in New York City, she resided in Jersey City before moving to the Port Monmouth section of Middletown 29 years ago. Mrs. DiGregorio was a cafeteria worker at Middletown High School South for 10 years, retiring in 1977. Prior to that, she was a packer at Colgate Palmolive, Jersey City, for 32 years. She was a communicant of St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church, Red Bank. Mrs. DiGregorio was predeceased by her husband, Angelo DiGregorio, in 2001; and a son, Thomas DiGregorio, in 1999. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Nancy and Donald Hewitt of Middletown; a daughter-in-law, Joan DiGregorio of Rahway; 11 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. A funeral liturgy was offered at St. Anthony's Church. The John F. Pfleger Funeral Home, Middletown, was in charge of arrangements.

Felicia Mary Trezza Vitale

Mrs. Vitale, 94, of Middletown, died June 5 at home. Born in New York City, she resided in Carteret before moving to Middletown 11 years ago. Mrs. Vitale was a homemaker. She was predeceased by her husband of 47 years, John Vitale, in 1996; and a brother, Frank Trezza. She is survived by two daughters and a son-in-law, Joan Vitale of Linden, and Marilyn and Michael Vitale of Middletown; a sister, Jean Yenna of Brooklyn, N.Y.; two granddaughters; and several nieces and nephews. A funeral liturgy was celebrated at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Middletown, followed by burial at Cloverleaf Cemetery, Woodbridge. The John F. Pfleger Funeral Home, Middletown, was in charge of arrangements.

Frederick T. "Pop Pop" Dominick

Mr. Dominick, 88, of Hazlet, died June 8 at the Arnold Walter Nursing Home, Holmdel. Born in North Bergen, he resided in Matawan and Whiting before moving to Hazlet 11 years ago. Before his retirement, Mr. Dominick was a claims adjuster for Allstate, Brick. Prior to that, he was an auto body mechanic at Jersey Motors, Jersey City. He served with the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. He was predeceased by his wife, Elizabeth; a sister, Helen Henkel; and a brother, Henry Dominick. Mr. Dominick is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Carol and James Aquavia of Hazlet; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. The Day Funeral Home, Keyport, was in charge of arrangements.

Frank M. Malousky

Mr. Malousky, 55, of Matawan, died June 6 at home. Born in Long Branch, he resided in the Cliffwood section of Aberdeen, Union Beach and Hazlet before moving to Matawan. Mr. Malousky was a manufacturing engineer at Carborundum Co., Keasbey. He served with the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He was predeceased by his parents, Mary Fragrasso-Malousky Ludovico and Stanley Malousky. He is survived by his wife, Evelynn P. Perdi Malousky. A funeral service was held at Matawan Presbyterian Church. Interment took place at St. Joseph's Cemetery, Keyport. The Day Funeral Home, Keyport, was in charge of arrangements. Memorial donations may be made to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, 1034 Salem Road, Union 07083-7058; or Freedom Alliance, 22570 Markey Court, Suite 240, Dulles, VA 20166.

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