November 18, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES II • Page 17 Obituaries Patrick J. Goodwin of Glen Rock died Nov. 7. He was 55. He was a partner in C.C. Controlled Combustion for 29 years. He is survived by his wife Joann (nee Shea), his children Megan and Thomas, his mother Eileen (nee Windels), and his siblings William, Michael, Kathy Coursey, Clare Ryan and Eileen Morch. He was predeceased by his father William Goodwin. Arrangements were made by Vander Plaat Colonial Home, Inc. in Fair Lawn. Stephen D. Hendricks of Ramsey died Nov. 8. He was 45. He was employed with Viewpoint Labs in New York City. He is survived by his parents Jim and LeNore (nee Rashid) Hendricks. Arrangements were made by Van EmburghSneider-Pernice Funeral Home in Ramsey. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice. Miriam D. Kissane of Ridgewood died Nov. 11 She was 85. She had been employed as an executive secretary for American Management Association in New York City. She was a parishioner of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Ridgewood. She was a past president of the Rosary Altar Society and a member of the Catholic Daughters. She was a hospice volunteer and served on the board of directors of the Community Thrift Shop and was a member of Highlights in Leisure Time. She is survived by her siblings William J. Kissane, Patricia White and Dorothy Nothofer, and many nieces and nephews. Arrangements were made by Feeney Funeral Home in Ridgewood. Patrick J. Goodwin Stephen D. Hendricks Edward J. Mulhare of Ridgewood died Nov. 8. He was 17. He was a senior at Ridgewood High School in Ridgewood. He is survived by his parents Keith and Elizabeth Mulhare of Ridgewood, his brother Blaine of Ridgewood and his grandparents Edward and Kathleen Mulhare of River Edge and John and Theresa Sagurton of Bronx, New York. He was predeceased by his brother Ian. Arrangements were made by C.C. Van Emburgh Funeral in Ridgewood. Memorial donations may be made to the National Alopecia Areata Foundation, 4 Mitchell Blvd. San Rafael, CA, 94903. Mary H. O’Dowd of Wyckoff, formerly of Emerson, died Nov. 8. Before retiring, she was secretary for the Program for the Hearing Impaired for Bergen County Special Services. She is survived by her husband Joseph, her children Eileen Clancy, Cynthia Piano, Sarah, William and James O’Dowd, seven grandchildren, and her siblings Anne Kennedy, Jane Kenney, Catherine Gorman and William Hartman. Arrangements were made by Petrik Funeral Home in Bogota. Memorial donations may be made to Christian Health Care Center, Wyckoff, NJ 07481. Ellen Skudera, nee Jacovetto, of Midland Park died Nov. 11. She was 96. Before retiring, she was an embroiderer for Commodare Co. of Fairview. She is a member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Fairview. She is survived by her son Robert Skudera of Midland Park, five grandchildren, and 10 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband William and her son William. Arrangements were made by Vander Plaat Funeral Home in Wyckoff. Rusty Thompson of Pompton Plains, formerly of HoHo-Kus, died Nov. 11. She was 81. She was employed in educational administration for 40 years. She served the Borough of Ho-Ho-Kus as the first councilwoman from 1991 through 1995 and as the first woman mayor from 1996 through 2003. During her tenure in office, she was a member of the planning board, commissioner of public relations, deputy commissioner of roads and parks, council liaison to library board, council liaison to Ho-Ho-Kus Chamber of Commerce, council liaison to recreation com- Edward J. Mulhare Mary H. O’Dowd Miriam D. Kissane Ellen Skudera mission, co-chairperson Ho-Ho-Kus 300th anniversary, chairperson ADA Transition Plan, chairperson Ho-Ho-Kus 2000 Census, member of the Bergen County Northwest Mayors Association, the Bergen County Mayors Association, and Local Emergency Management Council. She was a member of the Ho-Ho-Kus Blood Donors Association, the Explorer Scout Scholarship Committee, the HoHo-Kus Woman’s Club, the Hermitage Advisory Council, The Community Church Guild, the Cedar Crest Protestant Council, the Ho-Ho-Kus Branch of the Valley Hospital Auxiliary, and was previously a Valley Hospital volunteer. She was retired charter organization representative to Troop 54 and Cub Pack 54 from which she retired after 20 years of service as a member of the troop committee. She was given honorary member status by the Ho-Ho-Kus Volunteer Ambulance Corps, the Ho-Ho-Kus Volunteer Fire Department, the Ho-Ho-Kus Police Department, and the Auxiliary of the Ho-Ho-Kus Fire Department. She was a member of The Community Church of Ho-Ho-Kus. She is survived by her daughter, Martha Jane Ellis Miller, her stepson, John Thompson, six nieces and nephews, and 13 great nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husbands Stuart Thompson and John A. Ellis, her sons Charles Thompson and Jackie Ellis, her grandson Eric Miller, and her siblings Peter Jared Paulison Jr. and Anne Tabbert. Arrangements were made by Vander Plaat Funeral Home in Wyckoff. A memorial service will be held in the Ho-HoKus Community Church, 400 Warren Avenue on Sunday, Nov. 22 at 3 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to the Ho-Ho-Kus Volunteer Fire Department, the Ho-Ho-Kus Volunteer Ambulance Corps, The Community Church of Ho-Ho-Kus, or the Ho-Ho-Kus Police Department. Donald S. Uhlig of Wyckoff died Nov. 8. He was 51. He was the president of Don Uhlig Associates. He had coached soccer and softball with the Wyckoff Recreation Department. He is survived by his wife Brenda Uhlig (nee Paul), his daughter Blair, his mother Lillian “Billie” Uhlig (nee Schweizer) of Wyckoff, and his sister Leslie Schmidt of Clifton. He was predeceased by his father Elmer Uhlig. Arrangements were made by Vander Plaat Funeral Home in Wyckoff. Memorial donations may be made to an education fund established for his daughter, Blair. For more information contact Laurie Wulster or Kathy Franco both of Wyckoff or Letters to the Editor (continued from page 16) done even some of the simplest testing and chlorination treatment of the water at Graydon in 2007, the DEP recommended that Graydon be replaced with a bona fide swimming pool in the future. One could surmise that this suggestion could be the simple, but very expensive, way out. However, lab tests have shown and new treatments have made it possible for Graydon to now exceed the DEP regulations and water purity standards. Let’s not allow the council, and others, to force this community to pay $10 million plus interest for an unnecessary structure that will raise the potential for greater flooding in our community. We are being told we will have to pay up to $750 per family in order to have two-and-a-half times more people standing side by side in a concrete, four foot tub of Clorox, one third the size of our current, natural, high water quality, Graydon Pool. Surely, this is one deal we can pass up! Sally Brandes Ridgewood Donald S. Uhlig Rusty Thompson Religious Notes The Rev. Dr. Gareth Icenogle, senior pastor and head of staff at West Side Presbyterian Church, will lead a new member class on Saturday, Nov. 21 from 8:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. This class is open to anyone who would like to learn more about what it means to be a follower of Jesus Christ and a member of West Side. Participation in a class is not a commitment to join the church. West Side offers new member class PLEASE...REMEMBER US WHEN YOU REMEMBER THEM (continued from page 10) that the intent is not to hurt large commercial users, such as the Valley Hospital, so more discussion needs to take place to see how to treat these users. Reduced water usage, however, contributes to the utility’s woes, in what Moritz called “a catch 22 business.” System-wide water consumption in thousands of gallons in 2007 was 2,653,761. In 2008 it was 2,535,734, with the projected total for 2009 down to 2,228,357 due to the cool, wet summer. Providing emotional other Moritz said that capital improvements and and updates spiritual support, professional necessary to meet increasingly stringent water quality state counseling and financial and standards and maintain the integrity of the water system have also contributedmaterial assistance toValley View to the budget pinch. The New Tank in Ridgewood isJersey Children with cancer under construction to replace existing and their families. tanks dating back over 100 years, and the interconnection Y u e with United Water wasocompleted to assure x Deductiblwill r Donatio s are Ta the system continue to meet future demands.nStripping updates were installed at treatment facilities to remove volatile organic contaminants. Water meters continue to be switched from telephone based to radio based, and a SCADA system nearing completion will allow operators to control the entire system from one location. Regular repairs and maintenance PO Box are ongoing. 212 - Dept. H, Midland Park, NJ 07432 or Ridgewood Water has 55 buildings, which contain wells, drop by our office 174 Paterson Ave., Midland Park treatment facilities and transfer facilities, and 12 storage tanks throughout the four communities it serves. Water rates Light refreshments will be provided and childcare is available upon request. 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