2003-12-31 / Obituaries


William "Don" Dugan

William "Don" Dugan

Mr. Dugan, 77, of Farmingdale died Dec. 15 at home. Born and raised in Freehold, he moved to Farmingdale 50 years ago. A U.S. Navy veteran who served during World War II in the South Pacific, he was a security communications specialist at the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command at Fort Monmouth for 39 years before retiring in 1985. He loved to fly and upon his discharge from the Navy, he received his pilot’s license. He was a parishioner of St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church, Farmingdale, and a former president of the church’s Holy Name Society. An avid golfer, photographer and bowler, he also served as secretary of the Howell Men’s Bowling League for 13 years. Surviving are his wife of 50 years, Lucy Layton Dugan; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Glenn and Linda Dugan, and Brian Dugan, all of Farmingdale; two daughters and sons-in-law, Diane and John Masterson and Lisa and Jeffrey Corbett, all of Farmingdale; and 10 grandchildren. A funeral Mass was offered at St. Catherine of Siena Church, followed by interment at St. Rose of Lima Cemetery, Freehold Township. The C.H.T. Clayton & Son Funeral Home, Adelphia section of Howell, was in charge of arrangements. Memorial donations may be made to Meridian Hospice, Monmouth Shore Corporate Park, 1340A Campus Parkway, Wall 07753.

Eugene Randolph Marrow Jr.

Mr. Marrow, 54, of Freehold died Dec. 11 at home. Born in Richmond, Va., he was a lifelong resident of Freehold and was a cook at CentraState Medical Center, Freehold Township. Surviving are four sisters, Darlene Marrow of Asbury Park, Josephine Hunte and Toni Jackson, both of Maryland, and Cindy Brown of Mount Holly; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Funeral services were held at Higgins Memorial Home, Freehold.

Lois A. Prenderville

Mrs. Prenderville, 71, of Howell died Dec. 16 at home. Born in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., she resided in the Oak Hill section of Middletown prior to moving to Howell in 1987. She was parish secretary at St. Leo the Great Roman Catholic Church, Lincroft section of Middletown, for 22 years, and was instrumental in the daily running of the parish. She was also a communicant of the church, as well as a member of its Holy Innocents Society. Mrs. Prenderville was predeceased by a sister, Mary Jane Dooley. She is survived by two sons and one daughter-in-law, Christopher Prenderville of Freehold, and Richard and Jennifer Prenderville of Amsterdam, Netherlands; a daughter and son-in-law, Megan Prenderville and Mike Harper of Red Bank; a sister, Helen Muraglio of Toms River; three grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered at St. Leo the Great Roman Catholic Church, followed by interment at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Middletown. Memorial donations may be made to The Church of St. Leo the Great, 50 Hurley’s Lane, Lincroft 07738.

James W. Matthews

Mr. Matthews, 91, of Freehold Township died Dec. 15 at home. Born in Farmingdale, he had lived in Freehold Township for most of his life. A World War II Army veteran, for more than 50 years he was a self-employed carpenter in the Freehold area and an active member of the Reformed Church of Freehold. He was also a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4374, Freehold. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Thompson Matthews; three sons, Harold L. Matthews of Newfield, Stanley B. Matthews of Marlboro and Eugene W. Matthews of Plano, Texas; a daughter, Beverly M. Aceves, at home; a brother, George Matthews of Tinton Falls; two sisters, Florence Applegate of Englishtown and Ruth Cook of Illinois; and 12 grandchildren. A funeral service was held at the Reformed Church of Freehold, followed by interment at Maplewood Cemetery, Freehold Township. Freeman Funeral Home, Freehold, was in charge of arrangements.

Barnett V. Levine

Mr. Levine, 54, of Freehold, died Dec. 9 at CentraState Medical Center, Freehold Township. Born in Newark, he had lived in Edison before moving to Freehold 20 years ago. Mr. Levine owned and operated Laundromats in Monmouth County and was a former member of the New Jersey Coin Laundry Association. He was a former teacher with the Perth Amboy Board of Education and was active in union affairs from 1972 to 1982. He also was a substitute teacher at the Shull School, Perth Amboy, for the past three years. He was a graduate of Jersey City State College and received a master’s degree from Seton Hall University, South Orange. Mr. Levine was predeceased by his parents, Harry and Leah Levine, and his brother, Stuart Levine. He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Barbara Chernetz Levine; and a niece and a nephew. Interment took place at Mount Lebanon Cemetery, Iselin. The Flynn and Son Funeral Home, Perth Amboy, was in charge of arrangements.

Angela Pasek Radzawich

Mrs. Radzawich, 80, of East Brunswick died Dec. 17 at St. Peter’s University Hospital, New Brunswick. Born in Plymouth, Pa., she resided in Edison prior to moving to East Brunswick three years ago. She was a school van driver for Edison Township Board of Education, retiring in 1988. She was a communi­cant of St. Bartholomew Roman Catholic Church, East Brunswick. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Louis Radzawich of East Brunswick; three daughters and sons-in-law, Pamela and Lawrence Arnese of East Brunswick, Mary Lou and John Ellis of Knoxville, Tenn., and Cheryl and Anthony Krahl of North Brunswick; her brother, John Pasek of Whiting; her sister, Victoria Kenger of Englishtown; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered at St. Bartholomew Roman Catholic Church, East Brunswick. Arrangements were by Brunswick Memorial Funeral Home, East Brunswick. Entombment was at St. Gertrude Cemetery, Colonia. Memorial do­nations may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 246 Monmouth Road, Oakhurst 07755.

Johanna Maloney Fennell Cain

Mrs. Cain, 93, of Matawan died Dec. 16 at Bayshore Healthcare Center, Holmdel. Born in Bona Vista Bay, Newfoundland, Canada, she came to New York City and resided in Brooklyn, N.Y., before moving to Matawan in 1977. Mrs. Cain was a homemaker. She was a former communicant of St. Clement’s Roman Catholic Church, Matawan. She was a member of the Leisure Timers, a charter member of Minnisink Village Senior Club, and a member of the Sunshine Girls, all at Minnisink Village, Matawan. She was predeceased by a son, Donald Maloney, in 1966; a daughter, Rita Marney, in 1987; her first husband, Richard Maloney, in 1970; and her second husband, John Ralph Cain, in 1978. Mrs. Cain is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, James and Cathy Maloney of Brooklyn; four daughters, Marie McPartlin of Melbourne, Fla.; Irene McGrath of Red Bank; Diane Long of Aberdeen, Md.; and Janet Briggs of Freehold Township; a brother and sister-in-law, Bill and Jose Fennell of Bona Vista Bay, Newfoundland; 18 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, grandnieces, and grandnephews. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered at the Church of St. Robert Bellarmine, Freehold Township. Interment was at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Keyport. Arrangements were by C.H.T. Clayton & Son Funeral Home, Adelphia.

Ruth Kahree

Mrs. Kahree, 89, of Manalapan died Dec. 9 at The Manor, Freehold Township. Born in Woodbridge, she had lived there before moving to Freehold and then Manalapan, where she resided for the past four years. She was a former member of the First Presbyterian Church of Freehold. Prior to retiring, she was a secretary for the Woodbridge Township Board of Education, of which she was also a former member. She was predeceased by her husband, Irving, in 1993. Surviving are two daughters, Gail Thorpe of Manalapan and Merle Kahree of San Francisco; three grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. A funeral service was held at the Freeman Funeral Home, Freehold, followed by interment at Old Tennent Cemetery, Tennent section of Manalapan.

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