March 25, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES II • Page 17 Obituaries Salvatore J. Giarratano, MD of Wyckoff died March 19. He was 85. He was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII. He practiced internal medicine in Brooklyn, New York. He was assistant clinical professor of medicine at Downstate Medical School, Medical Director R.I. Group Health in Providence, Rhode Island, Medical Director I.T.T. Corporation in Nutley. He was a member of the A.M.A, A.C.P., American Society of Occupational Medicine and the New Jersey Medical Society. He is survived by his wife Audrey (nee Hennessy); his children Patricia Postle, Pamela Smith, Cathy Decosse, Michael Giarratano, Steven Giarratano, DDS, and Annamarie Della Pietra; and 19 grandchildren. Arrangements were made by Marrocco Memorial Chapel. Memorial donations may be made to Downstate Medical College, Clarkson Avenue, Brooklyn, New York or Heritage Manor at the Christian Health Care Center, 301 Sicomac Avenue, Wyckoff, NY 07481. Barbara “Bobbi” Kowadlo of Wyckoff, formerly of River Edge and Passaic, died March 18. Before retiring, she had been the office manager at Harlind Financial Group in Montvale for over 20 years. She had also been a preschool teacher at Paramus Co-Op Nursery School and the Ridgewood Nursery School. She is survived by her children Jan K. Weisen of Wyckoff, Jeri B. Salvatore J. Giarratano, MD Fletcher of River Edge, and four grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Leonard Jacob Kowadlo. Arrangements were made by Louis Surburban Chapel in Fair Lawn. Memorial donations may be made to the Center of Holistic Practice, c/o Valley Hospital Foundation, 223 North Van Dien Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ 07450. Bruce Petersen of Ramsey, formerly of Ridgewood, died March 12. He was a certified respiratory therapist for Bergen Regional Medical Center in Paramus. He was a member of the American Association of Respiratory Care. He is survived by his wife Patricia (nee Conover) and his son Kevin. He was predeceased by his brother Ronald Aletti. Arrangements were made by Kohler Funeral Home in Wood-Ridge. Gandolph J. Rubé of Ridgewood died March 13. He was 93. He was Realtor and owner of Ridgewood Town & Country Real Estate in Ridgewood. He is survived by his nieces, Ruth Bennett of Berkley Heights, Lucia Spoto of Jamestown, New York, and Judith Hall of Sarasota, Florida, his nephew Dr. Joseph A. Rubé of Rochester, and grand nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents Anthony and Lucia and his brother Dr Joseph Rube. Arrangements were made by C.C. Van Emburgh Funeral Home in Ridgewood. Joan Vandervliet, nee Traino, of Midland Park died March 14. She was 64. She served on the Midland Park Bruce Petersen Board of Education from 1993 to 2008, serving as both president and vice-president during her tenure. She was an active member of Grace Church in Ridgewood. She is survived by her children Terri Morse of Midland Park, Susan Vandervliet of Gulfport, Florida, Robert Vandervliet of Houston, Texas, and David Vandervliet of the Bronx, New York, two grandchildren, and her brother John Traino of Hawthorne. Arrangements were made by Vander Plaat Funeral Home in Wyckoff. Memorial donations may be made to the Grace Church Mission Fund, 340 Meadowbrook Ave, Ridgewood, NJ 07450, or the Darrah B. Swezey Scholarship Fund, 55 East Center Street, Midland Park, NJ 07432. Francis “Duke” Vranesich of Wyckoff died March 12. He was 75. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran. Before retiring in 1986, he was a plant manager with Beecham Products, Inc. of Clifton for 26 years. He is survived by his wife Dorothy “Dede,” nee Wallace, his children Marc, Thomas, Peter, Daniel and Stefanie Weisbrot, seven grandchildren, and his sisters, Lucy Volk and Mary Ann Palmer. Arrangements were made by Vander Plaat Funeral Home in Wyckoff. Memorial donations may be made to the Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist Jail Ministry, Attention Rev. Msgr. Mark J. Giordani, 381 Grand Street, Paterson, NJ 07505, to aid in ministry of detained youth. Raymond Robert “Woody” Woodruff of Glen Rock died March 13. He was 90. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of WWII. Before retiring in 1983, he was vice president of marketing for AMF, Bowling Division. He was a member of Grace United Methodist Church of Wyckoff. He was a 62-year member of the West Point Masonic Lodge, F&AM. He is survived by his daughter Barbara Mandelbaum of Glen Rock, three grandchildren and his brother John Woodruff of Scarbourough, Maine. Arrangements were made by Vander Plaat Funeral Home in Wyckoff. Memorial donations may be made to the Grace United Methodist Church. Francis Vranesich Gandolph J. Rubé Barbara Kowadlo Joan Vandervliet Raymond Robert Woodruff Temple Israel will host “Financial Planning 101” at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, April 5, at the synagogue. The speaker will be Michael Werfel, a financial planner. Topics will include planning for retirement, college, insurance, investments, including socially responsible investing, and estate/tax planning. Admission is free and all in the community are welcome. This presentation is sponsored by Temple Israel’s B’yachad, a group of Temple Israel couples and singles in their 20s and 30s who are looking to form a community ‘Financial Planning 101’ offered through Jewish religious, social, volunteer, and educational programs. B’yachad events include pot luck dinners (with and without kids), monthly poker games, educational programs about Jewish issues and relevance to daily life, and social action, including participating in synagogue and community-wide efforts. For information, email to Byachad-contact@synagogue. org. Temple Israel and JCC is located at 475 Grove Street in Ridgewood. RELIGIOUS DIRECTORY ������������������������������� ��������������������������������� ���������������������������������������� 12:10 pm ��������������������������� ������������������������������������������������ The Episcopal Parish for Midland Park and Wyckoff 497 Godwin Ave — Midland Park — 201-444-6168 The Eucharists: 8 and 10:00 Sunday Rev. Charles N. Arlin,Arlin AM The Rev. Charles N. Rector Sunday Eucharists: 8, 9:30 (Contemporary Family Worship) & 10:15 a.m. Sunday School atand Education at 9:309:00 a.m. only) Sundays 8 Nursery, Adult Forum •10 AM August at a.m. and 10 a.m. Eucharist (July — for children THE CHURCH OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD • Nursery and Education at 10:00 a.m. • We are handicappedaccessible We are handicapped accessible Looking for...Traditional Music and Bible Preaching? You’ll Find it at 649 Franklin Avenue • 201-891-3253 • Dr. Glen D. Webb SUNDAY 9:45am Bible Study • 11am Morning Worship • 6pm Evening Worship 9:45am Bible Study • 11am Morning Worship • 6pm Evening Worship WEDNESDAY WEDNESDAY 7pm: Awana Clubs (ages 3 to grade 6) • 7:30pm: Junior Youth Ministry 7:15pm: Awana Clubs (age 3 to grade 6) • 7:15pm: Jr/Sr Youth Ministry 7:30pm Adult Bible Study and Prayer • 7:30pm: Adult Bible Study and Prayer HOLY CROSS LUTHERAN CHURCH - LCMS THE CHURCH OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD 125 Glasgow Terr, Mahwah. 201-529-2117 The Episcopal Wednesday MidlandWorship Schedule Sunday and Parish for Evening Park and Wyckoff Sunday Ave - Midland Worship 10:15AM 497 GodwinBible— 9:15AM - Park — 201-444-6168 Wednesday - Worship 7:30PM The The Rev. Charles N. Arlin Website:Rev. Charles N. Arlin, Rector Sundays: 8, 9:30 (Contemporary) 11a.m. Eucharists Franklin Lakes Baptist Church HOLY Adult Forum and Education at at 9:00 a.m. Sundays Nursery,CROSS NURSERY SCHOOL only) 8 and 10 a.m. Eucharist • (July — August 9:30 a.m. Half & Extended Day Programs - Openings Nursery and Education at - Call for • New Mommy & Me Program 10:00 a.m. Details We are handicapped accessible Website: THE CHURCH OF Reformed Church Abundant LifeTHE GOOD SHEPHERD The Lafayette Ave., Wyckoff Park and Wyckoff 475 Episcopal Parish for Midland• 201-444-8038 497 Godwin Ave — Midland Park — 201-444-6168 Sunday Worship Service: 10:30 AM The Rev. Charles N. Arlin (Nursery (July — August Sundays 8 and 10 a.m. Eucharist •Available) at 9:00 a.m. only) Sunday School 9:15am - a.m. Ages Nursery and Education at 10:00 All Pastor – Rev. Dr. Gene Poll Introduce Your House Of Worship In Our RELIGIOUS DIRECTORY A night of reflection, relaxation, and renewal for mothers will be held during a special Lenten retreat on Thursday, March 26 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish Center, 1 Passaic Road, Ridgewood. Roberta Nobleman, a spiritual leader, educator, healer, and trained professional actor, will perform a dramatic reflection on the life of Edith Stein. Stein was a German Jewish philosopher and a convert to Christianity. She was later a Carmelite nun who died in Auschwitz in 1942. She was canonized in 1998 as Saint Teresa Benedicta of the Cross. The retreat will include a Lenten soup supper. Babysitting will be available. A suggested contribution of $20 will cover the cost of the retreat. For more information or to register, contact Marleni Noble at marleni99@optonline. net. Registrations will also be accepted at the door. This event is sponsored by the OLMC MOMS, a group of women of all ages who strive to make spirituality the center of their familyProviding emotional and For life. All mothers are welcome. more information about events, please contact Christy spiritual support, professional Kearney at (201) 857-4136 or, or counseling and financial and visit the website at material assistance to New Jersey Children with cancer and their families. Deductible You r Donations are Tax Sermons from missed services at West Side Presbyterian Church can now be heard via podcast at www.westside. org. Click on “Welcome to Worship” and then “Podcasts.” Audio recordings of nearly a dozen sermons are available PO Box 212 - Dept. H, Midland Park, NJ 07432 online, including the Rev. Dr. Gareth Icenogle’s most recent or drop by our office 174 sermon, “Paying Full Price.” Paterson Ave., Midland Park West Side Presbyterian Church is located at Varian Fry Way, 6 South Monroe Street in Ridgewood. Free parking is available in the lot directly across the street. PLEASE... REMEMBER US WHEN YOU REMEMBER THEM Mothers invited to Lenten retreat THE CHURCH OF Christian Church THE GOOD SHEPHERD Powerhouse for Midland Park and Wyckoff The Episcopal Parish SundaysSunday a.m. Eucharist • (July — August at 9:00 a.m. only) 8 and 10 Worship Service ~ 10:30 a.m. Nursery & Children’s & and Education atduring(Infants - 5th grade) Nursery Church during service service Nursery Children’s Church 10:00 a.m. Sr. Pastor Jeff Boucher Assoc. Pastor Greg Vadala • Lay Pastor Rick VerHage Sr. Pastor Jeff Boucher ••Assoc. Pastor Greg Valdala • Lay Pastor Rick VerHage CALL 201-652-0744 YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD NEWSPAPER Missed sermons available via podcast EMMANUEL CANCER FOUNDATION 201-612-8118 500 West Main Street, Suite Park — 201-444-6168 2, Wyckoff, NJ 07481 497 500 West Ave — Midland 2, Wyckoff, NJ 07481 Godwin Main Street, Suite phone: 201-540-1993 • e-mail phone: 201-825-3533 • e-mail: The Rev. Charles N. Arlin Sunday Worship Service - 9:00am & 10:45am