Obituaries

(Current and recent obituaries)

SUTTOR, Dorothy B., 94, passed away October 30, 2016. Joseph M., 92, passed away November 8, 2016. Dorothy graduated Magna Cum Laude from Fairleigh Dickinson University, majoring in English. Joseph was a navy veteran during World War II and was an executive at a manufacturing company in New York City. Joseph and Dorothy were married for 66 years, and resided in Little Falls for over 45 years. The couple enjoyed rescuing dogs and leave behind their beloved dog, Buster. The funeral was private to the family and arrangements were entrusted with Gaita Memorial Home, Little Falls.
DISIMINO, Michael J., 89, of Little Falls, passed away November 27, 2016. Beloved husband to Toni (nee Molee) Disimino. Devoted father to Frank Disimino and wife Niki, Micheal Disimino and wife Michelle, Richard Vogt and daughter-in-law Karen, Donna Scarmazzo and husband Bob and Darlene Appio. Loving brother to Angie Gallipoli and sister-in-law Perri Disimino. Cherished grandfather to 11 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Born in Paterson, Michael moved to Totowa before residing in Little Falls for 36 years. Michael was a member of Holy Angels R.C. Church. Michael owned and operated R&D Sausage in Paterson for 38 years. The family will receive their friends Wednesday, Nov. 30th from 4-8 pm at Gaita Memorial Home, 154 Newark Pompton Tpke., Little Falls. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 am on Thursday, Dec. 1 at Holy Angels R.C. Church, 465 Main St., Little Falls - please arrive at the funeral home at 9:15 am. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105
Zimmerman, Dorothy, 62, of Lincoln Park, passed away November 23, 2016. Loving sister to Joseph Zimmerman, Jr. and wife Sue. Cherished cousin to many, including Janet Garling. Dorothy resided in Fairfield for many years. The family will receive their friends on Monday, November 28th from 4-8 pm at Gaita Memorial Home, 154 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Little Falls. Interment will be at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover on Tuesday, November 29th at 11 am - please arrive at the funeral home at 10 am.

Sachs, Rudolph "Rudy", 97, of Fairfield, passed away November 22, 2016. Devoted husband to Lucy Goldenberg-Sachs. Rudy is predeceased by first wife Marianne (nee Felber) Sachs. Loving father to Karen Parker and husband Ed, Andrea Sachs-Prall, who has passed, and husband Mikey Prall and Mimi Prontnicki and husband Chris. Cherished grandfather to 4 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Rudy is predeceased by brother Bruno Sachs and sister Trudy Heller. Rudy resided in North Caldwell for 35 years before moving into Sunrise of West Essex, Fairfield. Before his retirement, Rudy was the CEO and founder of ASPE, Inc. in Fairfield. He was a member of the Rotary Club of Fairfield. Rudy was an avid skier who also loved to travel. The family will receive their friends on Friday from 11 am-1pm at Gaita Memorial Home, 154 Newark Pompton Tpke., Little Falls with an interment to follow at Beth-El Cemetery, Washington Township.

CARPIO, Cesar N. "Bardy", 79, of Little Falls, passed away on Novemeber 13, 2016. Beloved husband to Anita (nee Ochon). Loving father to Tina Stile and her husband Pasquale, Kevin Carpio and  Genavie Salazar and William Carpio and his wife Samantha, and Tina Stile and husband Pasquale. Cherished grandfather to Sebastian, Isabella and Dante Stile, and Nico and Oliver Carpio. Caring brother to Estela DeCastro and Angelo Dimagiba. Adored dog owner to Ollie. Bardy lived in Passaic for many years before residing in Little Falls since 1978. Before his retirement, Bardy worked at President Container as a shipper for 45 years. He was an avid gardener who could always be found in his favorite spot - sitting under the bamboo trees in his garden. Bardy was also an excellent cook. The family will receive their friends on Friday from 4 to 8 pm at Gaita Memorial Home, 154 Newark Pompton Tpke., Little Falls. A Funeral Mass will be Saturday at 9:30 am at Holy Angels R.C. Church, 456 Main Street, Little Falls. Please arrive at the funeral home Saturday at 8:45 am.

Van Ess, Glenn Franklin, 62, of Totowa, died November 11, 2016. Born in Paterson, he lived most of his life in Totowa. Glenn was a construction worker for Local No. 3 and had hands of gold....he could make anything. He retired recently upon his struggle and sickness with cancer. Glenn loved Hawaii, where he resided for several years of his life. He loved the beach, the warmth and was an avid fisherman. He enjoyed the outdoors and loved dogs and was an animal lover. Most of all Glenn was the youngest of the Van Ess brothers and the love among them, you could not buy. The closeness and love the brothers had for each other was so very strong. Glenn is predeceased by his parents, Neil and Louise Van Ess. Surviving are his two brothers, retired Totowa Police Captain Cornelius (Neil) Van Ess and his wife Luisa of Totowa and Gregory Van Ess of Totowa. He is also survived by his nephew Neil Van Ess, Jr and fiance Tess, his niece Dayle (Van Ess) Chen and her husband Sam, his step-nephews and niece Daniel Alcala and his wife Angela and baby Mia, whom he adored, Matthew Alcala and Nicole Alcala of Totowa. He is also survived by many cousins and dear and loyal friend Billy Hack The family will receive their friends Friday, Nov. 18th 10 am to 12 pm with a service at 12 pm at Gaita Memorial Home, 154 Newark Pompton Tpke., Little Falls. Immediately followed by a celebration of Glenn's life at The Brownstone House, Paterson at 1:00 pm.

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