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Frances D. Schmitt, 88, of Red Bank peacefully passed away on November 1, 2022, surrounded by her family. She has joined her husband William T. Schmitt Sr in eternal happiness.

Frances is predeceased by her parents, Ernest and Anna Trunzo, brother Ernest, and son Baby Boy Schmitt. She is survived by her children Mary Frances and Russell Giovine, William T. Schmitt Jr and Cheryl Schmitt, Cynthia Schmitt, and Joseph and Christine Schmitt, as well as 8 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Harlan Thomas Haller passed away on October 27, 2022 at the age of 98. 

He was born in Los Angeles to Thomas Oliver Haller and Marguerite Naomi (Adkins) Haller and grew up in Riverside, California alongside his late sister Aileen Ruth (Haller) Parkes who was four years his junior. His family knew him as Harlan but he preferred to go by his middle name of Thomas and was known professionally as Tom.

Tom attended the Polytechnic High School in Riverside,California followed by the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point class of 1944 where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Engineering, he later served in the U.S. Navy as a Lieutenant before heading off to college at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering class of 1951.

He met the love of his life, Jean Alma (Mac Farlane), at Christmastime in New York City while on leave from the Navy. They married in September of 1947 and were married for 66 years until she passed away in 2013. They have three daughters, ten grandchildren and six great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews who survive them both. Tom and Jean lived in many different places throughout their marriage Maryland, Long Island, Massachusetts, New Jersey, California, Washington D.C. and Florida. The native Californian in Tom was happy to land back on the west coast albeit in the San Francisco area the second time around.

Shima Suzuki Ingraham of Lakewood, New Jersey, passed away peacefully on October 29th, 2022 at Artis Senior Living in Eatontown, she was 91 years old. Having been a naturalized US citizen, she lived 65 years as a New Jersey resident most recently of the Fairways at Lake Ridge in Lakewood since 2001. She also lived in Toms River, Colonia & Roselle Park. Born in Hokkaido, Japan, she met her husband when he was a naval officer stationed in Japan with the U.S. Navy. Being one of a ten siblings, she was wed in Japan and emigrated to the US in 1957.

An avid gardener, she enjoyed flower arranging, sewing, knitting and all types of arts and crafts works. She was a member of the Ladies of the Lakes and Pines chapter of the Military Officers Association of America, located in Fort Dix.

She was predeceased by her husband, CAPT John H. Ingraham, USNR (Ret.), her parents, Fumio and Fumiyo Suzuki who emigrated from Japan to Brazil in the late 1950's, a sister Matsue Sellers of Texas, another sister Miyoko Yamazaki of Brazil and an infant daughter Cathleen Elizabeth Ingraham, who died shortly after birth in 1958.

Lillian Irene (Rogner) Roswell passed away on October 27 at Brandywine Senior Living, Shrewsbury.

Lillian was born in Newark, attended Arts High School, worked for the NJ ABC, lived in Irvington and Maplewood, before moving to Lincroft. Lillian was predeceased by her parents, George Rogner and Lillian Irene (Sheridan) Rogner; her brothers Lewis Rogner and Michael Milan, and her sister Betty Ann Reagor.

Robert E. Milmore passed away quietly on October 25, 2022, at the age of 84 after a short but courageous battle with lung cancer. He was born in Brooklyn, New York where he attended Brooklyn Prep. Stationed at Fort Bragg, he served as a sergeant for the United States Army. Afterwards, Robert worked for over thirty-five years in information technology for Sterling Drug and Eastman Kodak. He was fortunate to retire at an early age to travel and spend time with family and friends. Robert was an avid golfer and enjoyed summer days at Avon-By-The-Sea, New Jersey. He was a passionate fan of the New York Mets, New York Jets, and the Penn State Nittany Lions.  

Robert and his wife of sixty years, Carol E. Milmore, resided in Holmdel, New Jersey for the past fifty-five years where they raised their three children. Over the years, Robert was a Holmdel Youth Athletic Association coach, a member of the New Jersey Jaycees, and a member of the Holmdel Planning Board.

Marilyn H. Altschul (nee Finnegan) passed away quietly at home on 10/20/22 surrounded by her loved ones. She was born in The Bronx, New York and resided at Shady Oaks in Red Bank, NJ for the past 25 years.

In Marilyn’s youth, her family moved many times to various places in the New York City area but enjoyed her high school years at the all-girls, Catholic school of Notre Dame Academy on Staten Island, NY.

Marilyn met her husband of 54 years, Frank J. Altschul Jr., on the commuter train from Red Bank to New York. Marilyn and Frank lived and raised their four children in Lincroft for almost 30 years. While Marilyn was primarily a homemaker, she held various secretarial jobs using skills learned at the Wood Secretarial School in New York City and proudly achieved a typing speed of over 120 wpm. She went back to work as a secretary when her young chickens flew the coop. She was a long-time and faithful parishioner of the Church of St. Leo the Great in Lincroft.

With deep sadness, we must announce the passing of our beloved wife, mother, sister, daughter, and friend, Donna Cavett. 

Donna was born in Elizabeth, NJ and lived most of her adult life in South Brunswick, NJ. Donna worked as a Computer Programmer for a large part of her career at L’Oreal and ended her career as a Programmer Analyst for West Windsor Plainsboro school district.

After fighting a courageous battle with Neuroendocrine cancer, she died at age 55 on October 15,2022, surrounded by loved ones.  

We will remember with great joy her passion to travel, her infectious laugh, and her strong Faith. Nothing meant more to her or made her prouder than her family. 

Norman J. Peer of Shrewsbury passed away peacefully on October 13th with his family by his side. 

Known to all who loved him as Norm, he was born in East Orange, N.J., to Andrew Peer and the former Helen Margrett. 

During his childhood his family summered in Atlantic Highlands, which eventually became their year-round home, and is where Norm's lifelong love of the Jersey Shore began.  

Everyone agreed that to know Norm was to love him. He had a gift for making everyone he met feel like they were the most important person in the room. He made time for everyone in his life, and he always had an ear for listening, a joke to tell, or a story to share. 

Margaret W. Henneberry, 100, of Eatontown, passed away peacefully on October 10, 2022, at home.

She graduated from Long Branch High School in 1940 and the Star of the Sea Academy in 1942.

She began working in 1941 with the US Army Corps of Engineers at Ft. Hancock, NJ, as a secretary and from there she became an Assistant Trust Officer for NJ National Bank and also worked for Rowan Industries. She retired in 1993 as the Assistant Administrator for the Borough of Little Silver after 25 years of service.

Margaret was a member of the Long Branch Junior Woman’s Club, St. Michael’s Church Rosary and Altar Society and was a charter member of the Professional Business Women of Monmouth Co. She was a USO WWII Volunteer, a Brownie Troop Leader and a member of the Fort Monmouth Officer’s Woman’s Club Luncheon Chair and Thrift Shop.

After a long illness, David T Hicks, Jr died peacefully at Crest Pointe Rehabilitation and Healthcare. He had been a resident at Crest Pointe since November 2021.
 
David was a life-long resident of Rumson, NJ.  He graduated from Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School and Rowan University.
He was an active parishioner at St George’s By The River in Rumson.
 
He devoted the majority of his professional career to Prudential Bache Securities, NY. 
 

Joseph Vincent Pucciarelli of Oceanport, NJ passed away peacefully on October 7, 2022. He lived a very full life of 92 years.

 
He is survived by his wife, Margot Pucciarelli.  Children:  James Pucciarelli, Janine Prekeris (Paul), Margo Pucciarelli Cohen (Jared), and Joseph Pucciarelli (Leah).  Seven grandchildren:  James Vanger, Justin & Jessica Prekeris, Zachary & Celia Cohen, and Amelia & Clara Pucciarelli.  Siblings:  Nicholas Pucciarelli and Margaret Cammarata.  And many nieces and nephews.
 
Joseph was born and raised on Staten Island and later moved to Carteret, NJ.  He was Valedictorian for McKee High School in 1948, and attended The Cooper Union in NYC.  He is a veteran, served as a draftsman in Germany in 1951 and later worked for Corbetta Construction Co. then Fleischer Engineering Co.  In 1968 he created his own Engineering firm, Relli Rebar, Inc., and worked for 40 years before retiring at the age of 83.
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