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Katherine Gordon

Mar 08, 1952 - Nov 11, 2023

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Hamilton, NJ

Katherine "Kathy" Gordon, 71, of Hamilton, NJ, passed away on Thursday, November 9, 2023, at Penn Medicine Princeton Medical Center in Plainsboro, NJ. Born and raised in the Trenton, NJ area, she spent the early years of her marriage living in Charleston, SC. She eventually moved back to the Hamilton, NJ area, where she resided for the rest of her life. She retired after decades of service at American Cyanamid. Kathy loved the beach, her swimming pool, taking cruises, country line dancing and vi...Read More

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Thomas P. Bryan

May 14, 1941 - Feb 17, 2024

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Hamilton, NJ

Thomas P. Bryan, 82, of Hamilton, NJ, passed away on Saturday, February 17, 2024 at home surrounded by his loving family. Tom was born in Elizabeth, NJ, on May 14, 1941. After graduating Holy Trinity High School, he went on to obtain his undergraduate degree from Rutgers University and his J.D. from Seton Hall University. He married his high-school sweetheart, Geraldine (Tomalavage) Bryan in 1965 and they moved to Hamilton in 1967. In 1967 Tom started his 35-year career as a dedicated public servant working for the State of New Jersey. He began his work in the Office of Legislative Services. He eventually transitioned to the Division of Pension and Benefits, where he assumed the directorship before his retirement. Tom loved singing and was a member of several groups over the years, most recently with the Hamiltonians. He was a member of the Humanist Group of Willow Grove, and attended the Hamilton YMCA for many years. Tom also enjoyed dancing, traveling, playing poker, watching sports and old movies, and listening to Irish music. But mostly he cherished spending time with his family. Son of the late Joseph William and Catherine (Faser) Bryan; brother of the late Winifred Canavan, Maureen Murphy, Mildred Ciencin, and Kevin Bryan. Tom is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Geraldine (Tomalavage) Bryan; his two daughters and sons-in-law, Lara Lyn Bryan-Rest and husband Michael Rest, and Jenna Marie Bryan-Krug and husband Christopher Krug; five grandchildren, Alexis, Jack, and Baxter Rest, and Connor and Tyler Krug; as well as many nieces, nephews, and other family. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather (Poppy), brother, uncle, and friend to all. Family and friends may pay their respects on Saturday, March 2, 2024 from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM at the Hamilton Brenna-Cellini Funeral Home, 2365 Whitehorse-Mercerville Rd., Hamilton, NJ 08619. Please consider wearing colorful clothing (or green) to the viewing, as Tom would have enjoyed that. Tom was a big supporter of youth sports, and loved to watch his kids and grandkids play. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in his honor to your local sports organization, or to the Hamilton PAL where he coached his daughters. There will be a Celebration of Life gathering in May, with details to follow later. Please visit Tom’s tribute page at www.brennacellinifuneralhomes.com To to the family or in memory of Thomas P. Bryan, please

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Robert L. Rogers

Jul 14, 1940 - Feb 17, 2024

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Hamilton, NJ

Robert L. Rogers, 83, of Hamilton, passed away on Saturday, February 17, 2024, at Serenity Hospice in Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in Hamilton, New Jersey with his family by his side.Born in Trenton, Robert has been a life-long resident of the area. After graduating from school, Robert went on to join the Navy. He proudly served for over three years, sailing in the Mediterranean on the USS Des Moines. When he returned to the states, that is when Robert met the love his life, Joyce. For 61 years, they have been inseparable, joined at the hip even for mundane tasks. Robert adored Joyce and would do anything for her as she was the wind beneath his wings and the air he breathed.Together, they welcomed their two beautiful daughters into the world, raising them with love and laughter, and instilling in them life-lessons. When Robert and Joyce were first married, he worked at FoodFair in Trenton. In 1964, Robert had the opportunity to work in sales at the Wise Potato Chip Company in Trenton. After a few years there, Robert was the first in the company to buy his own Wise Potato Chip distributorship which he operated for 43 years. Robert and Joyce worked side by side for the last 30 of those years and they were proud of their success.Robert absolutely loved spending time with his family. In the rest of his spare time, he did everything with his wife. He and Joyce enjoyed going antiquing and thrifting, looking for gold among the rubble. They traveled the continental U.S. and cruised to far off destinations, happy to be together. At home, he took pleasure in researching and investing in the stock market, but his favorite pass time was to watch the Phillies and the Eagles. Robert also liked shopping with Joyce. You could often find him in the department stores holding her purse.Predeceased by his parents, Vernon and Helene Rogers; his brothers, Bucky Rogers and Wayne Rogers; and his sisters, Jane DeBlois, Carol Minnick, and Linda Wesna; he is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Joyce (Marks) Rogers; his daughter, Susan Gindhart and husband, James; his daughter, Eileen Cascone and husband, Peter; his grandchildren, James and wife, Jaclyn, Rachel, Jordyn, and Rylee; his great-granddaughter, Josephine; his brother, Donald Rogers; his sister, Joanna Schwartz; his many loving nieces and nephews; and his wonderful friends.Visitation for family and friends will be held on Friday, February 23, 2024, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Saul Colonial Home, 3795 Nottingham Way, Hamilton Square, NJ.Funeral services will take place on Saturday, February 24, 2024, at 9:00 a.m. at the Saul Colonial Home.A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, February 24, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. at Saint Gregory the Great RC Church, 4620 Nottingham Way, Hamilton Square, NJ.Cremation will be private.In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Robert’s memory to the Parkinson’s Foundation or Susan G. Komen for the Cure by visiting In Memory Of at inmemof.org.

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Robert L. Rogers

Jul 14, 1940 - Feb 17, 2024

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Hamilton, NJ

Robert L. Rogers, 83, of Hamilton, passed away on Saturday, February 17, 2024, at Serenity Hospice in Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in Hamilton, New Jersey with his family by his side.Born in Trenton, Robert has been a life-long resident of the area. After graduating from school, Robert went on to join the Navy. He proudly served for over three years, sailing in the Mediterranean on the USS Des Moines. When he returned to the states, that is when Robert met the love his life, Joyce. For 61 years, they have been inseparable, joined at the hip even for mundane tasks. Robert adored Joyce and would do anything for her as she was the wind beneath his wings and the air he breathed.Together, they welcomed their two beautiful daughters into the world, raising them with love and laughter, and instilling in them life-lessons. When Robert and Joyce were first married, he worked at FoodFair in Trenton. In 1964, Robert had the opportunity to work in sales at the Wise Potato Chip Company in Trenton. After a few years there, Robert was the first in the company to buy his own Wise Potato Chip distributorship which he operated for 43 years. Robert and Joyce worked side by side for the last 30 of those years and they were proud of their success.Robert absolutely loved spending time with his family. In the rest of his spare time, he did everything with his wife. He and Joyce enjoyed going antiquing and thrifting, looking for gold among the rubble. They traveled the continental U.S. and cruised to far off destinations, happy to be together. At home, he took pleasure in researching and investing in the stock market, but his favorite pass time was to watch the Phillies and the Eagles. Robert also liked shopping with Joyce. You could often find him in the department stores holding her purse.Predeceased by his parents, Vernon and Helene Rogers; his brothers, Bucky Rogers and Wayne Rogers; and his sisters, Jane DeBlois, Carol Minnick, and Linda Wesna; he is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Joyce (Marks) Rogers; his daughter, Susan Gindhart and husband, James; his daughter, Eileen Cascone and husband, Peter; his grandchildren, James and wife, Jaclyn, Rachel, Jordyn, and Rylee; his great-granddaughter, Josephine; his brother, Donald Rogers; his sister, Joanna Schwartz; his many loving nieces and nephews; and his wonderful friends.Visitation for family and friends will be held on Friday, February 23, 2024, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Saul Colonial Home, 3795 Nottingham Way, Hamilton Square, NJ.Funeral services will take place on Saturday, February 24, 2024, at 9:00 a.m. at the Saul Colonial Home.A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, February 24, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. at Saint Gregory the Great RC Church, 4620 Nottingham Way, Hamilton Square, NJ.Cremation will be private.In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Robert’s memory to the Parkinson’s Foundation or Susan G. Komen for the Cure by visiting In Memory Of at inmemof.org.

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Donald J. Kroeck

Mar 18, 1931 - Feb 20, 2024

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Hamilton Township, NJ

Donald J. Kroeck, 92, of Hamilton Township, passed away on Tuesday, February 20, 2024, at Serenity Hospice Care Inpatient at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in Hamilton, NJ.Born in Irvington, Donald was a lifelong New Jersey resident. He served in the US Army during the Korean War and completed his service honorably. For over 30 years he dedicated his career with the State of New Jersey in the Water Supply Authority division. He was very proud of his work, especially being part of engineering the Round Valley Reservoir in Clinton. He enjoyed family vacations in Ocean Gate, the occasional round of golf, and skiing in his younger years. In his spare time, you could find Donald sailing, enjoying a beautiful sunset, or traveling the country with his wife, Vearian.Predeceased by his parents, Martin and Florence Kroeck; he is survived by his loving wife and partner of 64 years, Vearian Kroeck; his daughter, Delores Treptow and her husband, Chris; his son Wayne Kroeck and his wife, Regina; his son Andrew Kroeck and his partner, Carla Oborn; his grandchildren, Danielle, Michael, Kacey, and Stephen; as well as many loved ones and dear friends.A Memorial Gathering will begin on Saturday, February 24, 2024, from 10:30 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Hamilton Square, 3550 Nottingham Way, Hamilton Square, New Jersey 08690, where a Memorial Service will be held following at 11:00 a.m.Cremation was private. Ennichement will follow the memorial service at the First Presbyterian Church of Hamilton Square Cemetery in Hamilton Square, New Jersey.In lieu of flowers, the family requests that loved ones and friends make contributions in Donald’s memory to a charity of their choosing.Arrangements are under the direction of the Saul Colonial Home, 3795 Nottingham Way, Hamilton Square, NJ.

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Arthur George Coombe

Sep 13, 1962 - Feb 14, 2024

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Hamilton, NJ

Arthur George Coombe, age 61, of Ewing, New Jersey died on Wednesday, February 14th at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Hamilton, NJ. Born on September 13, 1962, he was the son of the late Arthur and Katherine (Shelly) Coombe. Arthur graduated from Ewing High School and Sypek Vocational Technical School, both of New Jersey, and worked in the workshop for Arc Mercer. He was a member of Abiding Presence Lutheran Church in Ewing, NJ and was a regular participant of the Special Olympics for which he received many medals in the events of track and field, swimming, bowling, and power lifting. Arthur is survived by two sisters, Carol Massi and her husband Paul of West Windsor, NJ and Barbara Juzva of Ewing, NJ with whom he resided; an aunt, Betty Coombe of South Tamaqua, PA; nephews Peter Juzva, Jr. and his wife Donna and Steven Juzva and his wife Janice; nieces Anne Sayre and her husband Brien, and Dr. Karyn Massi; an honorary nephew and niece, Alex Chan and his wife Myka, and Christina Chan; numerous cousins; and special friends Betty and Don Huff and Nicholas Canavera. He was predeceased by a brother-in-law, Peter Juzva, Sr. Services will be held at the convenience of the family. Online condolences may be made at www.zgfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are being handled by the Zizelmann-Gulla Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Tamaqua, PA.

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Melinda A. (Rossi) Cifelli

Sep 14, 1978 - Feb 12, 2024

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Hamilton, NJ

Melinda A. (Rossi) Cifelli, 45, of Hamilton, NJ, passed away Monday, February 12, 2024. Melinda was born on September 14, 1978 in Princeton, NJ. She was a graduate of Lawrence High School. She had worked for the State of New Jersey for a short period of time and was also a licensed cosmetologist. Her love and passion was in the field of cosmetology, Melinda was a fantastic nail tech until it was cut short by her underlying medical conditions that worsened. Her favorite place to be was at the beach. Melinda is survived by her parents, Ernesto and Amalia (Nini) Rossi; her maternal grandfather, Giuseppe Nini; her sister, Angelina and husband Thomas Dunnington; her brother, John Rossi; a niece, Christina Dunnington; two nephews, Matthew Dunnington, 2nd Lt. USAF, and Brian Rossi; as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. Family and friends may pay their respects on Tuesday, February 20, 2024 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM at the Hamilton Brenna-Cellini Funeral Home, 2365 Whitehorse-Mercerville Rd., Hamilton, NJ 08619. Cremation will follow and will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made in Melinda’s name to the American Diabetes Association at www.diabetes.org Please visit Melinda’s tribute page at www.brennacellinifuneralhomes.com To to the family or in memory of Melinda Ann (Rossi) Cifelli, please

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Maryann Donahue

Mar 23, 1945 - Feb 13, 2024

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Hamilton, NJ

Maryann Donahue, 78, of Hamilton, passed away at home surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, February 13, 2024.Born in Trenton, Mare was a longtime area resident before settling down in Hamilton 20 years ago. Mare was a Child Caregiver for children of educators in local school districts for many years.Mare and her husband, John, enjoyed traveling with their many friends. She was an avid sports fan and loved to watch her beloved 76ers, Eagles and Phillies.Predeceased by her parents, John Turansick and Josephine (Sondej) Turansick; and her brother, Robert Turansick; she is survived by her loving husband of 58 years, John Donahue; her daughters, Heather Donahue of Trenton and Meighan Dever and her husband, Sean, of Ashland, Massachusetts; her grandchildren, Maxwell and Abigail Dever; her sister-in-law, Patricia Turansick; and her many nieces and nephews.Visitation for family and friends will be held on Saturday, February 17, 2024, from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., with a Funeral Service beginning at 12:30 p.m., at the Saul Colonial Home, 3795 Nottingham Way, Hamilton Square, NJ.Entombment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery Mausoleum in Hamilton, New Jersey.

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Kathleen Marie (Koch) Andruszko

Sep 22, 1944 - Feb 08, 2024

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Hamilton, NJ

Kathleen Marie (Koch) Andruszko, 79, of Hamilton, NJ passed away on Thursday, February 8, 2024 at Capital Health Hopewell surrounded by her loving family. Kathleen was born and raised in Bridger, Montana to parents Joseph and Emma (Mathern) Koch. She was crowned the Homecoming Queen in high school. She was previously employed for many years as a customer service representative for Prudential Life Insurance Company. She was also a nanny for several years, but the job she took most pride in was being a grandmother to her eight grandchildren. Kathleen enjoyed gardening, cooking, cleaning, reading, garage sales, and caring for her grandchildren. She was a parishioner of Our Lady of Sorrows Church. Kathleen was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend to many. Daughter of the late Joseph and Emma (Mathern) Koch; mother of the late Frank Francobandiero; grandmother of the late John Francobandiero; sister-in-law of the late Bob Stringari; Kathleen is survived by her two sons, Joseph Francobandiero and Anthony and wife Melissa Bandiero; seven grandchildren, J.C. Francobandiero and wife Maria, Michael “Mikey” Francobandiero, Gabriel Franco and wife Jenna, Hayley, Toni, Jacob, and Jamie Francobandiero; a daughter-in-law, Lisa Fierstein; five siblings, Gene Koch and wife Ilean, Gerald Koch and wife Betty, Connie Stringari, Marilyn and husband Robin Palmer, Denis Koch and wife Kathy; as well as many nieces, nephews, and other family and friends. Family and friends may pay their respects to Kathleen on Monday, February 11, 2024 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Hamilton Brenna-Cellini Funeral Home, 2365 Whitehorse-Mercerville Rd., Hamilton, NJ 08619. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday, February 12, 2024 at 11:00 AM at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 3816 E. State St., Ext., Hamilton, NJ. Burial will take place in Bridger Cemetery in Bridger, Montana at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the ASPCA at www.aspca.org or to the local animal shelter of your choice. Please visit Kathleen’s tribute page at www.brennacellinifuneralhomes.com To to the family or in memory of Kathleen Marie (Koch) Andruszko, please

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Maria Villavicencio

Apr 04, 1927 - Feb 09, 2024

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Hamilton, NJ

Maria Villavicencio, 96, of Hightstown, NJ, entered into her eternal rest with the Lord on Thursday, February 9, 2024 at RWJ Serenity Hospice in Hamilton, NJ. She was born in Giron, Ecuador on April 4, 1927 to parents, Deifilio Villavicencio and Rosa Mora Romero. Maria enjoyed gardening in her younger years, as well as cooking, sewing, dancing, and hosting parties and family get-togethers. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. Maria is preceded in death by her parents, Deifilio Villavicencio and Rosa Mora Romero; her two grandchildren, Hilda and Gonzalo; and her three siblings, Rosa, Orlando, and Ruben Villavicencio. Maria is survived by her ten children, Elsa, Joaquin, Digna, Esther, Susana, Rosa, Laura, Rosario, Alfredo, and Clara; twenty-five grandchildren: Edison, Alexandra, Fredy, Mario, Pedro, Teresa, Carmen, Leonardo, Rosa, Cata