Our Hearts Remember

May 12, 2021

Vienna's mommy, brother and sister prepare for Saturday's Bench Dedication. They made a sibling hand print mold in the cement. Vienna's hand print was recreated using a mold made from her last hand print she made while creating a craft for her daddy.  HOLMDEL, NJ: Dr. Denise Wunderler, her ...

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Luray, VA - Tragedy struck the Bayshore this week as 18-year-old Ty Sauer, a Union Beach, NJ resident (and Keyport High School graduate) was found dead in Shenandoah National Park. Facebook and other outlets had hundreds of comments about the lost young man and prayers for his safe ...

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All US flags will be flown at half-staff through Tuesday, April 6, as per the Presidential Proclamation, honoring the victims of the attack at the United States Capitol on Friday. "Jill and I were heartbroken to learn of the violent attack at a security checkpoint on the U.S. Capitol grounds, ...

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MONMOUTH - After learning of the passing of Middlesex County Commissioner and Deputy Director Kenneth Armwood, Senator Vin Gopal and Assembly Members Eric Houghtaling and Joann Downey released the following statements: Senator Gopal said, “I am heartbroken over the passing of my friend ...

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KEYPORT, NJ - A family and community is in mourning. Community leader and Board of Education President Ann Marie Panzarelli succumbed after battling COVID-19 since mid-february. Panzarelli was 50 years old. According to an earlier report in the Asbury Park Press, Panzarelli checked into ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Near the boardwalk on Belmar’s Third Avenue beach, a single heart made of yellow seashells has blossomed into nine, filled with some 1,800 stones bearing the names of loved ones lost to the coronavirus. For the past six weeks, Rima Samman has braved the cold and snow to create this ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ -- Noah Taylor Peters, 11, a sixth-grade student at Thorne Middle School in Middletown, died suddenly at home on March 5th. Born in Red Bank, Noah lived in Middletown his whole life. Noah had a sweetness and big-heartedness about him that was so endearing. He loved meeting new ...

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Carroll Barclay, Jr.  Colts Neck - Carroll (Skip) W. Barclay, Jr., 94 of Colts Neck passed away on March 1st, 2021. He was born on May 3, 1926 to Ruth Hutchinson Applegate and Carroll Wilson Barclay, Sr. at the family farm in Colts Neck, New Jersey. He lived on the family farm called Delicious ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Pam O'Donnell is on a mission to raise awareness of the devastating effects of distracted and impaired driving. It is something that is very often on her mind. Every morning for the last five years, Pam O’Donnell has walked the bases of the softball field in Stephen Gregg Park ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ: Holmdel Funeral Home is set in the bucolic southern area of Holmdel, near the Colts Neck border, and just a couple of minutes away from the Lincroft section of Middletown. The property is impeccably landscaped, the large sitting chairs on the front porch and the solid oak double ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ: There was a beautiful, sweet, funny, happy little girl, full of love, who lived in Holmdel. Her cute little voice, chubby cherub cheeks and infectious laughter brought so many smiles to the world. She was healthy and active, and almost 3 years old, when unexpectedly and tragically, ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ -- Perhaps it was Marie Conti’s childhood growing up in Atlantic City’s heyday during the roaring 20s that gave her that sparkle all of her life.  Perhaps it was her love of the Jersey Shore beaches that made her a breath of fresh air in every room. Perhaps it was growing up in a ...

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Photo above left to right: Alex's mom Lisa, father Michael, brother Ethan, sister Maddie, her boyfriend Andrew, and the family dog Bali. HOLMDEL, NJ: The holiday season can be very difficult for anyone grieving the loss of someone they love. The month of December is particularly difficult ...

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Lorraine Durdack, 76 of Aberdeen died at her home on Friday, Dec. 11th.  She enjoyed traveling to Atlantic City and visiting Resorts Casino to play the slot machines, as well as being a fan of the NJ Lottery Scratch off games. She loved the Kenny Rogers song, “Through the Years.” She was raised ...

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John (Jack) B. Lietz, 86 of Aberdeen, was called home to God, unexpectedly, early Tuesday morning on December 8, 2020, surrounded by the love and prayer of his family. Quick with a joke and always prepared with words of encouragement, Jack greeted everyone with a smile and a prayer in his heart.

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Robert F. Reddington, Sr. February 20, 1938 - November 27, 2020 Robert F Reddington, Sr. of Holmdel and Long Branch passed peacefully on November 27, 2020 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. A descendant of the Reddington clan from Inishmicatreer, a small Island in Louth Corrib, County ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ: Sweet, healthy Vienna Carly Savino, was only 2 and a half years old when she fell asleep while watching TV at home in Holmdel, NJ, on November 12, 2017, and tragically never woke up. Today, sadly marks three years since Dr. Denise Wunderler and her husband, Dr. Michael Savino began ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ: Donna Jo Disko of Holmdel died at 59 years young on Friday, October 2, 2020 at Riverview Medical Center, Red Bank. A large part of the Holmdel Community is mourning her passing. Many of the children in the Holmdel School District are deeply saddened and reminiscing about all the ways ...

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The Alzheimer's Association Greater New Jersey Chapter is spotlighting people who make a difference in the fight to end Alzheimer's and all other dementia, by participating in the upcoming 2020 Walk To End Alzheimer’s (WTEA) — the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ: Holmdel Funeral Home is set in the bucolic southern area of Holmdel, near the Colts Neck border, and just a couple of minutes away from the Lincroft section of Middletown. The property is impeccably landscaped, the large sitting chairs on the front porch and the solid oak double ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ: There is a special 911 Memorial in Holmdel for all to see and remember. Members of the Saint John Vianney High School Military Support Club, together with the Junior class, created a memorial for the victims of the September 11, 2001 Terror Attack.  Students placed 2,977 flags in the ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - Expect more bark at Bayonet Farm, as in 'dog bark'! A new dog park was approved by the Township Committee on Tuesday of this week. The inspiration behind the project is Holmdel's beloved Alex Ching, a highly respected young man, who bravely battled pediatric cancer from the age of 7.

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May 29, 1932 - September 2, 2020 Steve “Pop” Cittadino, Jr. 88, a longtime resident of Holmdel passed peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family on September 2nd   Pop was born in Newark and went to West Side High School before joining the U.S. Marine Corps., serving proudly in ...

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"To think of Mary was to see her beautiful gardens that bloomed under the compassionate care she gave to all living things." RED BANK, NJ: In Tibetan Buddhism, a bodhisattva is a person who decides not to ascend to the transcendent state of nirvana and be free from earthy woes, but elects, ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ - What a difference 24 hours can make in the City that Never Sleeps. Under intense pressure and cries of politics, the 911 Memorial & Museum CEO Greenwald has reversed course and will ensure that the twin lights will pierce the night sky in tribute to the victims of 9/11. The ...

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Obituary for Andrij "Dee" Rudko During the current phase of reopening during the New Jersey State of Emergency the funeral home has a maximum capacity of 50 people at any time. Please be understanding of that restriction when coming to pay your respects to the Rudko family. We respectfully ask ...

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RED BANK, NJ: Edgar Lino, a young man who had just graduated from Red Bank Regional High School last month suddenly passed away. According to a Go Fund Me page set up by Lino's loved ones: "Edgar Lino died due to an unfortunate event on the night of July 9th." Lino died at mid-afternoon the ...

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Obituary of Lawrence M. Falcon Lawrence “Larry” M. Falcon, 77, of Morganville passed away at home surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, July 1, 2020. He was born in Newark, raised in Bloomfield, and had lived in Old Bridge, South Brunswick, and Freehold Township, before settling in ...

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Reflection – June 2020 The news media reported last week that over 100,000 people in the U.S. have died of the Covid-19 virus. That staggering amount saddens me, as does the far-reaching effect of those deaths—the thousands and thousands of persons grieving farewell, their goodbyes filled with ...

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RICHARD WAYNE HOGAN 75, of NEPTUNE passed away Monday evening, May 18th at Bayshore Hospital, Holmdel, of complications from COVID-19. "Dick" was a lifelong resident of Neptune Township, a highly respected Ocean Grove Main Avenue attorney and leader of numerous community and charity ...

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