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Obituaries

News and tributes about the lives of community members who have recently died.
Obituary: Mark Richard Frega, 52, of Westfield

Obituary: Mark Richard Frega, 52, of Westfield

He was the owner of Landmark Management.
Obituary: Geoff Edwards, Westfield Native; Host of Treasure Hunt

Obituary: Geoff Edwards, Westfield Native; Host of Treasure Hunt

Edwards enjoyed a life in television.
Obituary: Louis Franz of Westfield, a WWII Veteran

Obituary: Louis Franz of Westfield, a WWII Veteran

An Army Air Corp veteran in WWII, he worked at Singer Sewing Machine in Elizabeth for over 40 years.
Obituary Harry A. King, 94

Obituary Harry A. King, 94

Avid golfer, lived in Westfield.
Westfield Native, Christine Materia (Colapietro), Dies at 82

Westfield Native, Christine Materia (Colapietro), Dies at 82

Materia was born and raised in Westfield and later moved to Garwood.
In Memoriam: Recent Central Jersey Obituaries

In Memoriam: Recent Central Jersey Obituaries

Recent obituaries from central New Jersey.
Longtime Westfield Resident, Gi Song

Longtime Westfield Resident, Gi Song "Jerry" Choi, Dies at 76

Choi and his wife moved to Westfield in 1974.
Ruth Elizabeth

Ruth Elizabeth "Betty" Peterson of Westfield Dies at 95

Peterson's daughter referred to her as "the unofficial Mayor of Westfield."
Former Hahne's of Westfield Employee, Edith May Blindt, Passes Away

Former Hahne's of Westfield Employee, Edith May Blindt, Passes Away

Blindt was a longtime Westfield resident.
Former Westfield Candy Shop Owner, Helen Schnakenberg, Dies at 99

Former Westfield Candy Shop Owner, Helen Schnakenberg, Dies at 99

Helen and her husband owned Henry’s Confectionery and later Martha Lorton Candies in Westfield for many years.
Best-Selling Author, Former Westfield Resident Lawrence D. Chilnick Dies

Best-Selling Author, Former Westfield Resident Lawrence D. Chilnick Dies

Chilnick held an extensive career in publishing.
Services Announced for Philanthropist Nicholas J. Bouras

Services Announced for Philanthropist Nicholas J. Bouras

Bouras was remembered as a World War II hero, prominent industrialist and an exceedingly generous philanthropist.
'Man of Steel' Nicholas J. Bouras Dies at 93

'Man of Steel' Nicholas J. Bouras Dies at 93

Bouras was known for giving generously throughout his lifetime.
Kathleen Elizabeth Mastrangelo, of Westfield, Dies at 67

Kathleen Elizabeth Mastrangelo, of Westfield, Dies at 67

Mastrangelo was a beloved wife, mother and grandmother.
Herschel J. Gearhart, U.S. Airways Manager, Lived in Westfield for 50 Years

Herschel J. Gearhart, U.S. Airways Manager, Lived in Westfield for 50 Years

Here is a roundup of recent obituaries in Union County.