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Obituaries

News and tributes about the lives of community members who have recently died.
Obituary: Joseph A. DeRosa, 84, of Freehold

Obituary: Joseph A. DeRosa, 84, of Freehold

DeRosa was a chef at NYC's famous Tavern on the Green, now closed.
Obituary: Walter

Obituary: Walter "Bob" Speck, 79, of Freehold

From 1956 to 1958 he served in the United States Navy and was honorably discharged as a Radarman Petty Officer First Class.
Obituary: Otto Bauer, 86, of Freehold

Obituary: Otto Bauer, 86, of Freehold

A WWII veteran who was married 67 years and lived to know his 16 great-grandchildren.
Obituary: Heidi Lee Jones Bennett, 50, of Freehold Township

Obituary: Heidi Lee Jones Bennett, 50, of Freehold Township

Bennett was a victim of a tragic car accident on Route 9 in Old Bridge Monday.
Obituary: Gerry Plescia, 23, Freehold Borough HS Class of 2009

Obituary: Gerry Plescia, 23, Freehold Borough HS Class of 2009

The former high school athlete was found unresponsive at his hotel room in St. Padre Island while vacationing on spring break, according to news reports.
Freehold Resident Daniel S. Csapo Dies at 74

Freehold Resident Daniel S. Csapo Dies at 74

He worked on rail cars and played soccer throughout Europe before fleeing Hungary in 1956 during the Hungarian Revolution.
Freehold Resident Armenia Rosa Dies at 87

Freehold Resident Armenia Rosa Dies at 87

Rosa was born and raised in Portugal before coming to the U.S.
Martin Weiss, Original 'Jersey Homestead' Resident and Business Owner, Dies at 84

Martin Weiss, Original 'Jersey Homestead' Resident and Business Owner, Dies at 84

Weiss was a Freehold Township resident and a volunteer member of the Freehold First Aid and Emergency Squad.
30-Year Freehold Township Resident Dies at 73

30-Year Freehold Township Resident Dies at 73

Peter J. Ciorciari was a parishioner of St. Robert's.
Freehold Resident Olive Trippiedi Dies at 91

Freehold Resident Olive Trippiedi Dies at 91

Trippiedi was a parishioner of St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church.
Former Freehold Resident, FRHSD Teacher Harry E. Wilson Jr. Dies at 68

Former Freehold Resident, FRHSD Teacher Harry E. Wilson Jr. Dies at 68

Wilson was an artist who also worked for the Summit Board of Education.
Longtime Freehold Resident Dorothy A. Jacobsen Dies at 95

Longtime Freehold Resident Dorothy A. Jacobsen Dies at 95

Jacobsen was a member of Hope Lutheran Church
Barkalow Middle School Teacher Joseph Lyttle Dies at 56

Barkalow Middle School Teacher Joseph Lyttle Dies at 56

Lyttle was an avid runer and was named Monmouth County Teacher of the Year in 2002.
Freehold Resident Virginia Demetrakis Dies at 87

Freehold Resident Virginia Demetrakis Dies at 87

Worked as an executive secretary at American Express
Former Freehold Resident Louise Durr Dies at 89

Former Freehold Resident Louise Durr Dies at 89

Moved to Freehold in 1985.
Freehold Resident Helen Cottrell Dies at 90

Freehold Resident Helen Cottrell Dies at 90

Served on the staff of Gen. Douglas McArthur during World War II.
Freehold Resident George Jacob Sr. Dies at 76

Freehold Resident George Jacob Sr. Dies at 76

Previously worked as an accountant in Trenton.
Former Freehold Resident Susan Kisslan Dies at 87

Former Freehold Resident Susan Kisslan Dies at 87

Also lived in Linden, Toms River and Sayreville.
Local Entrepreneur Louis Prudente Dies at 65

Local Entrepreneur Louis Prudente Dies at 65

Moved to New Jersey from Pennsylvania 44 years ago.