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VINCENT C. DeMAIO, 79, of the River Plaza section of Middletown died June 2 in Red Bank. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he lived in Matawan and Fayetteville, Ark., prior to moving to River Plaza in 1951. He opened his own law firm, DeMaio & DeMaio, in 1964. Prior to that, he was a partner in the firm of Heuser, Heuser & DeMaio, a lecturer at Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, and an associate professor at law at the University of Arkansas School of Law. He served as the Middletown Township Democratic Party Leader, as well as Township Attorney. He was former president of the Matawan Chamber of Commerce, former treasurer of the Monmouth Bar Foundation, and served as legal counsel for numerous school districts and Boards of Education. His community activities included serving as an Explorer Scout Troop Leader and Little League Baseball coach. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Jo Anne Pels DeMaio of River Plaza; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Theresa J. DeMaio and Charles Turner of Washington, D.C.; Deborah C. Maciewicz of the Oakhurst section of Ocean Township; and Catharine M. and Thomas O’Brien of O’Fallon, Mo.; two sons and daughters-in-law, David A. and Teresa DeMaio of Barnegat, and Andrew J. and Deborah DeMaio of Holmdel; his sister, Sadie DeMaio of Matawan; 12 grandchildren; and one great-grandson. Visitation will be June 6 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at John E. Day Funeral Home, Red Bank. A Mass of Christian Burial will be June 7 at 10 a.m. at St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church, Red Bank. Burial will follow at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Keyport. Memorial donations may be made to Love Inc., 292 Broadway, Long Branch 07740, or Catholic Charities, 145 Maple Ave., Red Bank 07701.
MARGE J. HOLLAND, 69, of Middletown died June 3 at Riverview Medical Center, Red Bank. Born in Jersey City, she resided there until moving to Middletown 50 years ago. She was a secretary for Sears, Middletown, for 25 years. Prior to that, she worked for ShopRite, Middletown. She was a communicant of St. Catherine’s Roman Catholic Church, Middletown. She was a volunteer for Arnold Walter Nursing Home, Holmdel, as well as a supporter of the American Cancer Society. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Doreen Holland of Rumson; her step-grandson, Keith Mazurek Jr.; and her step-granddaughter, Michele Mazurek. A funeral service will be June 7 at 8:45 a.m. at John F. Pfleger Funeral Home, Middletown. A funeral liturgy will follow at 9:30 a.m. at St. Catherine’s Roman Catholic Church, Middletown. Burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington.