Veronans We Lost, 2016


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inmemoriam2016They were teachers and volunteers, veterans of Vietnam and World War II. Some had lived their entire lives in Verona, some had come here late in live to live with new families to our town. They were current and former Verona business owners, medical professionals, and the matriarchs and patriarchs of well-known Verona families. They were as old as 100 and as young as 15. Some families experienced more than one loss in 2016. Here are all of the Veronans we lost in 2016:

Gwendolyn “Lynn” Acocella, 73

Timothy M. Bannon, 61

Matthew BeneduceMcGrath, 59

Richard J. Bevilacqua, 73

Anthony Buonomo, 98

Pearl Burns, 84

Vanya Citrano, 15

William J. Columbo, 87

Frank Joseph Covello, Jr. “Footer”, 44

Thomas J. DaRin, Softball Coach

Anna S. Denora

William A. Dewar, 82

Eleanor G. Dormont,100

Mary Ellen Double

Michael Fabrizio, 82

Thomas Alexander Federico, Former Banker

Mary E. Feeney, 91

Kathleen Basil Flores, 49

Joyce Gamble, 86

Sheila E. Gemmell, 79

Joseph Grieco, 81

David E. Hathaway, 87

Paul Healy, WWII Veteran

Marie Heaslip, Active OLL Parishioner

Dr. Irwin Honigfeld, 99

Dorothy F. James, 92

Geraldine Bannon Kolich, 88

Rosalind Mehr Krupp, Former VHS Teacher & Avid Gardener

Vincent P. LaStella, 62

Sr. Ann Marie Lennon, OP

Ting K. Leung, 60

Stanley J. Lutz, 67

Anna F. Mannion, 87

Adelina Marrese, 92

Richard U. Mascera Sr., 86, Former Dentist

Robert J. Masiello, Sr., 85

Craig C. Maziarz, 69

Mary E. McClellan, 87

William P. “Billy” McEnroe, 67

James A. McEvoy Sr., 82

Roseann McEvoy, 48

Sr. Margaret Thomas McGovern, OP

Carol Anne Morris, 77

Ethel Walworth Mulcahy, 83

Thomas A. Murray Jr., 93

Jean O’Brien, 88

Florence A. Oliver, 89

Antoinette Onorato, 71

Frank A. O’Toole, 59

Dorothea W. Palmer, Lifelong Resident

Frank A. Palmer, Jr., 68

Victoria Pawlyna, 95

Igor A. Pelse, 65

Phyllis A. Pierro, 79

Harry G. Pritchard, Sr., WWII Veteran

William F. Pritchard, Sr., ‘Bunky’

Frank M. Prout, Funeral Director & C.P.A.

Lucille R. Quinones, 73

Barbara J. Simon, 77

Christel Schneider, 75

Leonard Shriber, Verona Realtor

Elaine J. Sona, 88

George W. Stiefbold, ‘Steppy’

Lydia H. Suarez, Former Educator

Frederick A. Sutterlin, 76

Frances C. Tenuto, Dedicated Volunteer

Maria Wannemacher, 98

Joan P. Zebrowski

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Virginia Citrano
Virginia Citrano
Virginia Citrano grew up in Verona. She moved away to write and edit for The Wall Street Journal’s European edition, Institutional Investor, Crain’s New York Business and Since returning to Verona, she has volunteered for school, civic and religious groups, served nine years on the Verona Environmental Commission and is now part of Sustainable Verona. She co-founded MyVeronaNJ in 2009. You can reach Virginia at [email protected].


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