Monday, May 13, 2013
Media personality and psychologist died of natural causes on Monday at her Fort Lee home, according to an AP report.
Famous psychologist, media personality and long-time Fort Lee resident Dr. Joyce Brothers died at the age of 85 on Monday, according to the Associated Press. Brothers died of natural causes at her long-time Fort Lee residence, the wire service reported. For much of her adult life, Brothers resided in Fort Lee with her late husband Milton, who died in 1989. The Columbia-educated psychologist received her big break in 1955 when she became the first woman to win the top prize on game show The $64,000 Question. Three years later, she revolutionized the media advice business with her own television show. Brothers later parlayed her successes by making scores of appearances on popular television shows, and hosted her own syndicated radio and …
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Thursday, June 14, 2012
Edward Trinkleback Sr., 91, of Oradell died recently having spent his life wearing a wide variety of hats
With his camera by his side, Edward Trinkleback Sr., had been a familiar face thoughout Oradell whether he was photographing weddings or participating in the borough's annual Fourth of July parade with the Army Air Force Historical Association (AAFHA). Trinkleback, 91, a former resident of Bergenfield for 55 years, died peacefully at home in Oradell with family at his side. He began working with a camera while serving in the US Army Air Corps during WWII in the Pacific Theater, with the 36th Photo Recon Squadron. Sgt. Trinkleback flew with the 5th Air Force over Hollandia in New Guinea, Biak in the Philippines and Okinawa, Japan. Upon his honorable discharge in 1945, Edward resumed his job as a printing pressman at the Continental Folding …
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Helga Newmark became the first female Holocaust survivor ordained a rabbi.
Sunday, February 19, 2012
Procession arrived at noon Sunday for burial ceremony at Fairview Cemetery. Nearly 100 fans shouted 'We love you, Whitney' as hearse turned into the cemetery.
The vigil at Fairview Cemetery began at first light Sunday morning. There were no mourners, just reporters and photographers mingling congenially as they staked out a good spot for their reports back to the network morning shows or a position for the perfect photo of the funeral procession bringing Whitney Houston to the cemetery for her burial. Police officers arrived before daylight, at 6 a.m., to secure every possible corner of the Fairview property, from the Cranford border along Union County College to the south and E. Broad Street to the north. At the western end of the cemetery, Gallows Hill Road was closed to prevent any neighborhood street from messing up any potential route in which the procession of hearses and limos that would …
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
William "Bill" Lindsley passed away over the weekend
William R. Lindsley, Esq., 59 of River Edge died over the weekend on June 24. Lindsley was the former borough attorney for the past decade and had served as the Planning Board attorney and as a trustee with the River Edge Swim Club. With a private practice in Hackensack, he was also the East Newark Planning Board Attorney. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, River Edge and the New Jersey Bar Association and an avid Red Sox fan. According to River Edge Mayor Margaret Watkins, he was in Pittsburgh to see his beloved Sox take out the Pirates this past weekend. He is survived by wife Irene (nee Reinece), daughters Catherine and Diane Lindsley, siblings Raymond Lindsley and Joan Lucid and many nieces and nephews. Services for Bill will …
Monday, June 20, 2011
Vally Hospital Neuro-oncolgist and his wife killed in a plane crash Sunday.
Sympathies are pouring in for a prominent and beloved neurosurgeon and his wife who were killed in a plane crash on Father's Day. Viswanathan Rajaraman, M.D. and his wife, Mary J. Sundaram were returning home from their daughter's graduation at Georgetown University, when they stopped in Columbus, Ohio to refuel their 2008 Cirrus CR22 plane. Upon take off, shortly before 9 a.m. Sunday, the plane caught fire and crashed east of the runway at Rickenbacker International Airport. The couple was pronounced dead at the scene. "This is a terrible loss," a patient of the popular neuro-oncologist told Patch. "Dr. Raj was a great doctor and really connected with his patients." "He took the time to explain a diagnosis and the recommended treatment …
Sunday, February 20, 2011
Emma Rabinowitz dies after battle with Tay-Sachs
A smiling light in River Edge went out earlier this week as Emma Rabinowitz, 6, died after a courageous battle of Tay-Sachs. Emma was born on May 17, 2004 and for the first several months developed normally reaching milestone after milestone. But by eight months, the milestones began to slow and she was later diagnosed with Tay-Sachs. Tay-Sachs is a genetic neurodegenerative disease that is always fatal in children. Because Tay-Sachs is a hereditary genetic disease, blood tests can be done to determine if someone is a carrier.Julie was tested prior to the birth of their first son Jake. A subsequent test after Emma's diagnosis revealed the results from the first test for Julie were incorrect. At age 4, Emma donated her hair to Locks of …
Tuesday, January 18, 2011
Friends and family will meet twice at Beaugard Funeral Home
Services for Matthew Pellettere, 37, of River Edge will be held tomorrow at the Beaugard Funeral Home from 2 to 4pm and from 7 to 9pm. As a longtime member of St. Peter the Apostle R.C. Church, a funeral mass will be held on Thursday, 10:30am. Members of REVAS will muster outside of the squad building at 7:30pm on Wednesday for a New Jersey State First Aid Council service at 8pm. Pellettere, who died on Jan. 16, was an Instructional Teachers aide at Norman S. Weir Elementary School in Paterson. He was a Parishioner of St. Peter The Apostle R.C. Church in River Edge as well as a member of their Men’s Cornerstone. Devoted to helping others he volunteered as a coach for the Norman S. Weir Elementary School basketball team, a coach for the …
Thursday, December 9, 2010
Sonja Hanlon's family honor matriarch
A few days before her death, several friends of Sonja Hanlon sat down to write something about the woman that has done so much for Oradell. Two things that stood out about Sonja throughout her life was her love and dedication to her family and exuding the qualities of a "Steel Magnolia." "My mother was a woman with strong convictions who stood by them," Hanlon's daughter Melissa said. A tough as nails woman who was always ready to fight for the betterment of the town, had a softer side to her as well. When not perserveing as an advocate for residents, Sonja's life revolved around her daughters Melissa and Andrea and grandchildren Alexander and Grace. A 49-year resident of the borough, Hanlon began undergoing chemotherapy treatment a few …