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Gaetana Marie (Porto) Rizzuti, known to most as “Gae”, passed away on Thursday, July 30th at her home in Middletown, NJ surrounded by her three children. Gaetana was born in Brooklyn, NY on August 1, 1931 to Josephine (Pumpio) and Pasquale Porto. She married the love of her life, Mario Alfred Rizzuti, on May 31, 1958 and lived in NY until 1977 when they moved their family to Raleigh NC.   Gae and Mario entered retirement in 1990 and moved to Wilmington NC where they enjoyed golfing and traveled extensively. Over the past 19 years, Gae was a resident of NJ.

John L. Measley, March 11, 1925 - July 27, 2020. John Leslie Measley, loving husband, father and part time cowboy passed away quietly after 2 days in bed this past Monday at the age of 95.

He was born in Hammonton, NJ on a blueberry farm in 1925, the youngest of 4 children. At the age of 17, and with his mother’s help, he joined the Navy to fight in WWII. He served on a destroyer and occasionally merchant marine vessels. One of his favorite memories was his trip by freight train from California, where he was discharged, back to the east coast.

Nancy R. Greco, 74,  passed away July 24th at her residence in Thompson, Pennsylvania.  She lived in Lincroft, New Jersey for 35 years before moving to Thompson, Pennsylvania to be with her family. She enjoyed cooking and baking for family and friends and cackling at her own jokes. She loved being around her grandchildren. She loved waitressing at several Jersey shore and Pennsylvania restaurants.  Prior to retiring, she enjoyed working and volunteering at the food bank. She loved being out and about enjoying everyone’s company.  She had a heart of gold. 

Harold William Scott Jr. “Scotty”, 87 of Little Silver, New Jersey died peacefully on July 12, 2020 in Palm Springs, California. He was born and grew up in New York City. Scotty moved to Rumson and married Dorothy Cumming where they lived most of their lives before retiring to South Carolina in 2008.

He attended Buckley School, NYC, Brooks School, MA and New York University. Scotty enlisted in the United States Air Force in1951 and joined the Air Weather Service as a meteorologist. He served in Libya and Turkey for four years during the Korean War and received a General ‘s Commendation for duty above and beyond. Scotty worked for General Mills Corporation in New York, Philadelphia and Minneapolis, also worked for Charles Sauter & Company in White Plains.

WWII and Korean War Veteran, International Executive, Loving Father, Grandfather, and Great-grandfather

Luis Antonio Ortiz, 99 of Fair Haven, NJ, passed away on July 12, 2020 of natural causes.

Luis was born in Coamo, Puerto Rico and came to the United States as a teenager. His military service began in August of 1943 in the United States Marine Corps. He served in both WWll and the Korean War. Luis completed his service and was honorably discharged in September of 1951.

Sarah J. Winmill died on July 8, 2020 at the age of 89. She grew up in New York City and Bernardsville, NJ and was a longtime resident of Rumson, NJ. She descended from the Lee and Page families of Virginia, the Jones family of Savannah, GA and the Post family of New York.

She was married for 58 years to the late Bassett S. Winmill. She is survived by her children Mrs. Starr Winmill Shebesta of Maineville, OH, Mark C. Winmill of Millerton, NY, and Thomas B. Winmill of Walpole, NH. She also leaves two grandsons, William M. Winmill and Woodworth B. Winmill, and a granddaughter Georgia B. Winmill.

Frederick Johnson Tanis Sr., 84 of Lincroft, passed away Sunday, July 12, 2020, at home peacefully with his family by his side. He was born 1935 in Phillipsburg, NJ, to the Reverend John and Bertha Tanis. Fred was predeceased by his parents, two sisters and two brothers.

He moved from Phillipsburg to Moosic, PA and then to Ocean Grove at a young age. He graduated from Neptune High School after which he attended Monmouth Junior College, where he met the love of his life Elizabeth Ann Stewart of Lincroft. After Monmouth Junior college, he continued his education at Trenton State College, where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Education. Fred taught Industrial Arts in Long Branch High school for 4 years while also running a sign shop. He owned and operated Photo Art Stencil and Sign Company for over 50 years in Oakhurst and then Lake Como, NJ. He retired from the business he loved a few years ago.

Margaret Frances DeGeorge (nee Schanck), 91, left us peacefully on July 3, 2020 in Toms River. She is predeceased by her husband, Herman, sister Eleanor and daughter-in-law Nancy DeGeorge. “Marge” was born on April 17, 1929 in Red Bank, grew up there and attended Red Bank High School. She has resided in Toms River for the past two years.

In 1950, Marge married Herman DeGeorge and was married for 35 years. She was a loving mother to Mary, Patty, Howard and Louis; a loving mother-in-law to John, Dennis, Susan; a loving grandmother to Justin, Nicole Sauer, Benjamin, Brian, Michelle, Nicole DeGeorge; a loving great-grandmother to Nora and Will.

Marge happily spent the greater part of her life as a homemaker raising her children in Lincroft and being there for every one of their life milestones. After raising her children and helping to prepare them for life, Marge started working for Delicious Orchards in 1967. She worked there for 25 years both in the packing plant and the bakery in Colts Neck.

Sally L. Evans, age 92, of Red Bank, NJ peacefully passed away on Saturday, June 27th. Sally was the daughter of Shannon and Agnes Lees, and she was a life-long resident of Monmouth County, living in the Red Bank and Little Silver area for most of her life. Sally attended St. James School and Red Bank High School in the 1930’s, and she was very active with the Monmouth County SPCA and the Monmouth County Republican Women. She was the owner of Grossinger & Heller Insurance Company of Red Bank, NJ upon her retirement in 2011.

Donald Gustin Chamberlain (Churchill), of Hummelstown, PA formerly from Monmouth County, NJ, peacefully passed away on June 25th in Hummelstown, PA with his family at his side.

Born in Red Bank, NJ. The son of the late Harry and Guyla Chamberlain. He attended schools in Middletown, NJ graduating from MTHS in 1948. He also attended Rutgers University College of Agriculture. Donald was a member of Operating Engineer Local 825. He retired from the local 1992 as a Heavy Equipment Operator. He had a second career as Transportation coordinator for TD Bank in Tinton Falls, NJ, retiring in 2011 after 18 years.

Patricia M. Farrell (nee Murray) 79, of Little Silver, NJ, passed away at home on Wednesday, June 24, 2020. Patricia was born in July of 1940 in Jersey City.  She met her husband Bob “down the shore” and after marriage, Pat and Bob settled in Leonia where they resided for 36 years and were parishioners of St John’s Catholic Church, they later moved to Little Silver. Pat was a graduate of St. Michael’s High School, Jersey City State University, BA, and Fordham University, MA. Pat was an educator at PS #8 in Jersey City for 35 plus years where she taught K-2nd, 7th and 8th grade, and eventually became the school’s guidance counselor. She was a passionate educator and loved her career at #8 as well as the people and students that she came in contact with along the way; many becoming lifelong friends.  Pat was a lifelong learner, avid reader, and passionate game player who brought her competitive spirit to every game. Pat loved her family, she cherished her role as sister, aunt, wife, mother and “Gigi.” Pat was a loyal friend. She will be missed by her family and her many friends.

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