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After a long illness, Pauline L. Satter 75, passed away peacefully on Feb. 6, 2021.  She was born in Red Bank and resided in Monmouth County her entire life.  She was a parishioner of St. James Church. A proud graduate of RBC where she remained active in community outreach, alumni activities, and reunions.  

Pauline was a bookkeeper for Six Flags, Jackson and lovingly known as the CFO for her husband’s mechanical contracting business.  An original super mom - Pauline was a working mother, homemaker, caregiver, PTA volunteer, and supportive fan at her children’s sporting events.  Pauline was an avid reader, she enjoyed cooking and baking, playing card games, Jeopardy! and spending time with family, friends, especially her nieces, nephews, and grandchildren.  

Irene Adele Mansfield (née Zeidler) died at home on January 24, 2021 in Rumson, NJ. She was 96.

Irene was born on Long Island, NY. She graduated from Syracuse University. After marrying her husband, John Mansfield, in 1947, The Mansfields moved to Cliffside Park, NJ where they raised their seven children. She was an active member of Epiphany Roman Catholic Church in Cliffside Park, NJ.  Irene enjoyed cooking for her large family, playing cards with friends, caring for one of the many cats she had adopted through the years, and listening to Frank Sinatra. 

Patricia Harvey Buchsbaum, known affectionately as Pat, passed away in the early hours this past January 30th in Red Bank, NJ, after her courageous battle with Parkinson’s. Pat was born in in 1927 in St Petersburg, FL, eventually moving to Deal where she graduated from Asbury Park High School and voted “Swoon Queen” senior year, and later, Edgewood Park Jr College in Briarcliff, NY.

Marrying Robert ‘Bob’ Buchsbaum in 1950, and settling down in Rumson provided a wonderful life for their family. They spent 60+ years together, enjoying golf, bridge, croquet, annual trips abroad and all the extracurricular fun the Rumson Country Club and Seabright Beach Club provided. Pat’s true passion however, was found in gardening, nature, and appreciation of all things of natural beauty. This led Pat in becoming an active member of the Rumson GCA (Garden Club of America), loving every aspect of the club’s mission. Her sense of style and decorum paired with her warm friendly personality and good humor was a perfect fit for her to thrive and contribute. She enjoyed all of the club’s programs in horticulture, floral design, conservation and fundraising. She received wonderful recognition for local beautification projects, her work as RGC president, and co-chairing statewide events. She took great pride in each and every one of these endeavors, but the lasting friendships and camaraderie were what made this part of her life so meaningful.

Jay Howard Reynolds, 90, of the Atrium at Navesink Harbor in Red Bank, NJ, passed away peacefully on Monday, Eve of the Feast of the Presentation, February 1st, 2021, after a brief illness. Jay was born in 1930 in Neshannock, PA, the second son of the late Howard Earl Reynolds and Rachel LaDora Reynolds (nee Ralston).

He was a leader in the telecommunications industry and was instrumental in the use of microwave transmission and development of HDTV through his employment with several domestic and international companies. Over the years, he was an active member of each of his communities, serving on local church sessions and resident association boards, most recently as vice president of the community board at the Atrium and editor of the News Reviews & Reflections, in addition to his roles as resident tech consultant and pool shark in the billiards hall.

Thomas Webster Matchett, Jr., retired former Chief Financial Officer of Schwab Capital Markets, died on January 31, 2021. He was a graduate of Lawrence College, Appleton, Wisconsin, and Northwestern University Kelloge School of Management where he earned an MBA degree. He also served in the US Army in Munich, Germany, from 1966 to 1968.

He was the son of Web and Jean Louise “Bunny” Matchett, both deceased, of Oak Park, Illinois. His sister, Holly Giles, of Reno, NV, and Anacortes, WA survives him.

Lorraine Flynn, 73, passed away from Covid and into the arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus on January 20, 2021. Lorraine was born in Brooklyn, NY, and grew up in Mastic Beach, Long Island. She moved to Little Silver in 1984.

Lorraine worked multiple retail jobs over the years, retiring in 1995. Lorraine was a longtime member of First Assembly of God churches, currently a member of the church in Shrewsbury. She was active with the women’s prison ministry and a longtime member of Bible Study Fellowship. 

Lorraine is survived by her husband Paul D. Flynn; her two sons Joseph and James Thom; a stepdaughter and her husband, Colleen and Kevin French, a stepson Patrick Flynn; six grandchildren Kevin II and Paul French, Zvia Stine and her husband Bailey, Cassi, Isabella and Estelle Thom and a great-granddaughter Riley Stine. Lorraine was predeceased by her stepdaughter Jayne Flynn.

FAIR HAVEN - Lynn Brager Phelan left us after a short illness on 1/30/21. She was born in Newark, NJ, and resided in Fair Haven NJ since 1978. Lynn was a Columbia HS ‘58 graduate in Maplewood, NJ, where she met her beloved, lifelong friends Ginger, Kay, Jane, Rosemary, Judy, Nadia, Mickey, and Diane.

Lynn and her husband Barry were married for 60 years and raised their 3 children in New Jersey and Ohio before settling in Fair Haven. Lynn was a talented and accomplished decorative arts painter, creating many beautiful works of art on wood and canvas. After raising her three children, Lynn became an HR specialist at AT&T Bell Labs and was very successful receiving several promotions. She retired after 18 years in 1999.

Joseph Edmund Carroll, of Fair Haven, NJ passed away on January 23rd.

Joe Carroll was born in Long Branch and was a lifelong resident of Red Bank and Fair Haven. A star athlete in high school, Joe helped Croydon Hall Academy win the state basketball championship. After graduating, Joe enlisted in the US Army as a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne.  After three years of active duty and several years in the reserves, he was honorably discharged and set his sights on Wall Street. Over his 30 year career, he worked his way from an entry-level Page to a member of the New York Stock Exchange, working for the First of Michigan Corporation. After retiring, he started a second career in an area he loved—the outdoors. Joe was an avid fisherman, duck hunter, and gardener.  He worked for the Monmouth County Park System into his 80s.

Terence “Shannon” Gilvary, age 52, of Middletown passed away at Riverview Medical Center on January 27, 2021.  Shannon grew up in Fair Haven, NJ, and was a graduate of Rumson Fair Haven High School-class of 1986.

He worked as a Business Automation Specialist at Encon Mechanical, Ocean Township, for 27 years. His passions included music, hockey, and sailing. He was a member of NJ Friends of Clearwater. Shannon enjoyed performing at open mic nights in the Red Bank area. He always surprised his musical family with his ability to play various instruments such as cello, flute, and French horn, in addition to his guitar. He was also a die-hard NJ Devils fan. 

Margaret Reimer Warters, Margot,  91, passed away quietly amongst friends on Friday, January 15th, 2021. 

Margot was born and raised in Ojai, California among horses, orange groves and avocado trees.  She practically learned to ride horses before she learned to walk.  Margot was a graduate of Scripps College in Claremont, CA. It was during that time she met her husband William D. Warters (Bill) who was completing his graduate studies at Cal Tech. 

Margot and Bill moved east to New Jersey after their marriage in 1952. A longtime resident of Monmouth County, Margot raised her two sons and created a home on a farmette in Lincroft. She was known for her love of horses, gardening, cooking and entertaining.  Her delicious roast chicken, amazing strawberry & raspberry jams, love of comb honey, and dry sense of humor will be greatly missed by many friends and family.

Margaret “Marge” Vaccarelli, 92, of Shrewsbury, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, January 19th.  Marge was born on August 23th, 1928 in Pittsfield, Illinois to the late Hugh and Victoria Ducey.  She was a loving wife, mother of four children and grandmother to seven grandchildren.

Marge was an amazing cook and enjoyed making her family and friends Italian delights. The smell of Mom’s sauce on the stove always filled our house and our hearts with comfort, especially during the holidays. She was a midwestern girl who moved with her siblings to Monmouth County, NJ at the age of 23.  It was here that she met the love of her life and husband of 65 years, James “Chick” Vaccarelli.  Together they shared a tremendous faith in the Catholic Church, a love of the seashore, eternal hope for a NY Giants victory and of course Frank Sinatra.  Marge and Chick were most happy spending time with their grandchildren, delivering for Meals on Wheels and saying the rosary with their family.

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