May 20, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES III • Page 29 Obituaries (continued from page 28) Religious Notes Sigmund T. Strysko of Mahwah died May 7. He was 78. He was a U.S. Army veteran. He was a member of the American Legion Post #531 in Mahwah, and an honorary member of the Hillburn Fire Department. He is survived by his children Michael J. Strysko of Swan Lake, New York, Mark Strysko and Barbara Panos of Smallwood, New York, three grandchildren, his companion Peggy Coddington, and his siblings Stanley Strysko, Mary Strysko and Edna Cannizzaro. He was predeceased by his siblings John Strysko, Charles Strysko, George Strysko and Frances Tomsic. Arragements were made by Van Emburgh-Sneider-Pernice Funeral Home in Ramsey. Ralph Kenneth Ten Eyck of Waldwick died May 5. He was 62. He was a U.S. Army veteran. He owned and operated the Ten Eyck Service Station in Waldwick and Midland Tire in Midland Park. He had been a sergeant with the Bergen County Sheriff’s Department Mounted Unit Association Motorcycle Unit. He was a member of the Midland Park VFW. He is survived by his daughter Amy Mathieu, his granddaughter Cassandra, his parents Ralph and Doris Ten Eyck, his brothers Paul and Alex, and his fiancée Anita Napolitano. He was predeceased by his son Kenneth. Arrangements were made by Vander Plaat Funeral Home in Wyckoff. Memorial donations may be made to the Bergen County Sheriff’s Department Mounted Unit Association, 20 Rae Avenue, Mahwah, NJ 07430. Sigmund T. Strysko Ralph Kenneth Ten Eyck Bergen Highlands United Methodist Church in Upper Saddle River offers children from age three through elementary school to its Vacation Bible School, which will be held Aug. 3 through 7 from 9 a.m. to noon. The theme is “Crocodile Dock: Where Fearless Kids Shine God’s Light.” All children are welcome at this interdenominational Christian program. Children will participate in God’s amazing Bible adventures and learn to watch for God in everyday life. Each day, the children will sing songs, play team-building games and enjoy snacks at the Snack Shack. They will collect Bible Memory Buddies like Jacques Le Croc, the friendly crocodile who shows that God is powerful. They will also create Crawfish Crafts to take home. Pre- Vacation Bible School dates set schoolers will enjoy a special program designed just for them. The children will join nearly a million other kids by taking part in a mission project of providing stuffed turtles, known as Comfort Critters, to children worldwide who have been victims of natural disasters. The cost for the week is $25 for Bergen Highlands children, and $35 for all others. After July 15, the cost increases to $45 for non-Bergen Highlands children. Bergen Highlands United Methodist Church is located at 318 West Saddle River Road, Upper Saddle River. For additional information and registration forms, visit the church website at or call (201) 327-3960. The Allendale Clergy Association is forming a career development group: Opening Doors. The group will provide both a venue for peer support and networking and practical job search resources for those who are in transition or seeking to rejoin the workforce. Opening Doors will provide resources for those who seek a communal faceto-face setting, and for those who would prefer to access them from home. Weekly meetings are held on Wednesday mornings from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Highlands Presbyterian Church, located at 270 Franklin Turnpike. All are wel- Career development group forms come. The first Wednesday of each month will begin with a specific career development topic such as self/career assessment, resume/cover letter writing, interviewing skills, and tutorials on networking sites, such as LinkedIn. On-site WiFi will be available, and representatives from the business community and the Allendale clergy will be on hand at each meeting. Contact Highlands Presbyterian Church at (201) 327-4466 or with questions. Ramsey church to host ‘Space, Light & Discovery’ program Schola Cantorum on Hudson will culminate its fourteenth season with an interactive, multimedia concert, “Space, Light and Discovery,” an homage to the 400th anniversary of Galileo’s invention of the telescope. Founding Artistic Director Dr. Deborah Simpkin King, who is also music director at Ramsey’s First Presbyterian Church, guides the critically acclaimed 35-voice choral ensemble on a musical journey of universal exploration, discovery, and expansion, with Galileo’s contribution to exploring outer space serving as a point of departure. The program features works by contemporary composers Whitacre, Barber, Mechem, and Ticheli, with subject matter ranging from the far reaches of the cosmos to the inner reaches of the human mind. Special guest musicians include Dr. Lisa Laskowich, accompanist, and Greg Gianniscoli, percussionist. The lighting design is by Jonathan Estabrook. The concert will be presented May 29 at 8 p.m., at The First Presbyterian Church, 15 Shuart Lane, Ramsey. The program will also be performed in New York City on May 30 at 8 p.m., at Saint Malachy’s Church: The Actor’s Chapel, 239 West 49th Street, between Broadway and Eighth Avenue. Ticket prices range from $15 to $25 with special pricing for reserved seating and senior and student tickets. Mid-season subscriptions are also available. 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