VINTONDALE — JELLIFFE – Allen R. “Grey Squirrel,” Vintondale, formerly of Bound Brook, N.J., died Sept. 5, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. Born July 12, 1938, in Somerville, N.J., son of John and Olive (Allen) Jelliffe. Preceded in death by parents and infant brother, John. Survived by loving wife of 45 years, Shirley (Fiffick) Jelliffe, whom he married Nov. 18, 1967; daughter, Linda, wife of Kenneth Buratti, Piscataway, N.J.; grandchildren, Melissa, wife of Michael George, and Christopher, married to Amy (Matz) Buratti; great-grandchildren, Mackenzie and Abigail Buratti, and William George III; sister, Joan, wife of Robert Stryker, Bound Brook, N.J.; and his beloved German shepherd, Kai. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War. Allen retired from Ethicon, a division of Johnson & Johnson, after 28 years of service. He found both pleasure and frustration in pursuing his passion for the game of golf at Pleasant Valley Golf Club, where he was a member. As an avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting and carving walking sticks. Active in his community, he was always eager to help others and give back. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home Inc., South Fork, where funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday. Interment, Forest Lawn Cemetery. Military graveside service by St. Michael American Legion Post 551. (www.dimondfuneralhome.com)
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Phyllis J. Burkhard
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Homer E. Hillegas
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Florence R. Homer
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Ronald Glenn Lester
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Dora Marie Bufagna
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Doris Marjorie Cooper
COOPER – Doris Marjorie, 87, Westmont, went to heaven, April 15, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center Palliative Care Unit.
Rose Mary (Delegram) Tripodi
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Zachary Gordon Alan Andrews
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Ray H. Clites
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Beverly J. Hoover
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Joseph Samuel Kuhar Jr.
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Charles M. Lambert
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Betty L. Lydic
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Stella A. Ponchek
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