Page 20 THE VILLADOM TIMES IV • March 25, 2009 Obituaries Glenn A. Collins of Mahwah, died on March 12. He was 59. He is survived by his wife Barbara; his children Jake, Kaitlyn Collins, and Kellie Collins; two grandchildren; his mother Virginia Collins; and his siblings Lynn Collins and James Tobin. He was predeceased by his grandson Andrew. Arrangements were made by Van Emburgh-Sneider-Pernice Funeral Home in Ramsey. Memorial donations may be made to the March of Dimes, P.O. Box 642, Pine Brook, NJ 07058. Innocenzio “George” DeBenedetto of Ramsey, formerly of Brooklyn, NY died March 19. He was 91. He was a U.S. Army veteran. He was a parishioner of Saint Paul Church in Ramsey. He is survived by his children Maria Downey of Fort Lauderdale, Florida and Anthoney DiBenedetto of Ramsey, and four grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife Jennie. Arrangements were made by Van EmburghSneider-Pernice Funeral Home in Ramsey. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 20 Mercer Street, Hackensack, NJ 07601. JoAnne April Fox, nee Russo, of Mahwah died March 13. She was 58. She was an English and theater arts teacher, and drama director at Mahwah High School. She was in charge of the Omni Club. She was instrumental in organizing Theater Day for Teachers and Theater Night for Students at Montclair State University. She was a national sales leader for Longaberger Baskets. She is survived by her husband Larry R. Stein and her son Andrew R. Fox. She was predeceased by her parents Joan Russo and Frank J. Russo. Arrangements were made by Vander Plaat Funeral Home in Wyckoff. Memorial donations may be made to the Frank J. Russo Scholarship, c/o Mahwah High School Guidance Office, 50 Ridge Road, Mahwah, NJ 07430. 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 Glenn A. Collins 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. 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. 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 grand- children, 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 62year 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. Czeslawa Zakrewski of Mahwah died March 14. She was 87. She was a member of the Rosary Society and choir of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Mahwah. She is survived by her children Romuald Zwierz and Urszula Fornal, two grandchildren, and two great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husbands Witold Zwierz and Walter Zakrewski. Arrangments were made by Van EmburghSneider-Pernice Funeral Home in Ramsey. Memorial donations may be made to Valley Hospice, 15 Essex Road, Third Floor, Paramus, NJ 07652. Raymond Robert Woodruff Innocenzio DiBenedetto Bruce Petersen Czeslawa Zakrewski Francis Vranesich JoAnne April Fox Salvatore J. Giarratano, MD Holy Cross Lutheran Church will wind up its Lenten Series, “By His Stripes: A Study on Relationships with Each Other and Our Savior,” on April 5 with Palm Passion. At 10:15 a.m., there will be the Procession of the Palms, the Passion Reading and Holy Communion. Holy Week continues with a Maundy Thursday service on April 9 at 7:30 p.m. At the end of the service, the church is laid bare waiting for the Good Friday reflection on April 10 at 7:30 p.m. Saturday is a day of fun for the children as the Sunday School of Holy Cross sponsors an Easter Egg Breakfast with the Easter Bunny in Fellowship Hall beginning at 9 a.m. followed by a puppet show at 9:45 a.m. and then an Holy Cross announces Easter services Easter Egg Hunt on the grounds of the church at 10 a.m. Tickets for the breakfast will be $10 for a family of four and $5 for each extra ticket. Call the church office for tickets. On Easter Sunday, Holy Cross has an Easter Sunrise Service at 7 a.m. followed by Easter breakfast for everyone at 8:30 a.m. The Easter Traditional Lutheran Resurrection Service starts at 10:15 a.m. with special music and Holy Communion. Holy Cross Lutheran Church is a member of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod and is located at the corner of West Ramapo Avenue and Route 202 South in Mahwah. Call (201) 529-2117. The church is barrier-free. 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 at (July — for children Sundays 8 Nursery, Adult Forum and Education at 9:309:00 a.m. only) and 10 a.m. Eucharist •10 AM August at a.m. THE CHURCH OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD cofgsmp@verizon.net • www.dioceseofnewark.org/goodshepherd.midlandpark Nursery and Education at 10:00 a.m. cofgsmp@verizon.net • www.dioceseofnewark.org/goodshepherd-midlandpark We are handicappedaccessible We are handicapped accessible www.dioceseofnewark.org/goodshepherd-midlandpark PLEASE... REMEMBER US WHEN YOU REMEMBER THEM 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 www.holycrossmahwah.org The Rev. Charles N. Arlin Website:Rev. Charles N. 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