MARY McFARLANE, 102, of Brick died Dec. 3 in Laurelton Village Nursing Home, Brick. Born in Perth Amboy, she lived in Staten Island, N.Y. before moving to Edgewater, Fla., and then to Brick 17 years ago. She was a member of Deborah and the Heritage and Women’s Clubs of Leisure Village East. She was predeceased by a sister, Julia Allen. Surviving are a sister, Helen Campbell of Brick; and many nieces and nephews all over the country. A Mass was offered at Holy Family Church, Lakewood. Interment was in St. Peter’s Cemetery, Staten Island.
ROBERT W. MARLER, 57, of Brick died Dec. 2 in the Medical Center of Ocean County, Brick. Born in East Orange, he lived in Linden before moving to Brick in 1978. He was a field representative for the State Department of Health and Senior Services. He was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a member of Community Baptist Church, Neptune. Surviving are his wife, Janis; two sons, Robert of Minneapolis, Minn., and Brandon of New York City; two daughters, Kate of Toms River, and Elizabeth of Brooklyn, N.Y.; a sister, Debra Gallop of San Antonio, Texas; and four grandchildren. Pable-Evertz Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. A memorial service was held at Community Baptist Church, Shark River Hills.
GERTRUDE ZIMMERMAN, 87, of Brick died Dec. 12 in the Medical Center of Ocean County, Brick. Born in Highland Park, she moved to Brick 40 years ago. She was a registered nurse at Point Pleasant Hospital fro 1957 to 1987. She was a 72-year member of the Highland Park Order of the Eastern Star, and president of Eye Openers of Ocean County. She was predeceased by her husband, Charles, in 1985. Surviving are a daughter, Christine Bauerdorf of Point Pleasant; three granddaughters; and three great-grandchildren. Services were held at Pable-Evertz Funeral Home, Point Pleasant. Interment was in Franklin Memorial Park, North Brunswick.
ANGELA "NELL" SZAL FAJEN, 80, of Brick, died Dec. 3 at Riverview Medical Center, Red Bank. Born and raised in Brooklyn, she lived in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn before moving to Brick in 1983. She was the office administrator in the theater and speech department at Brooklyn College for 10 years. She was an active member of Greenbriar II, involved in bowling, bingo and line dancing. She was a communicant of the Church of the Epiphany, Brick, and a member of the Magi. She was predeceased by her husband of 49 years, George Fajen, in 1994. Surviving are three sons and two daughters-in-law, Robert and Susan Fajen of Flemington, George Fajen Jr. of San Francisco, and William and Donna Fajen of Oceanside, Long Island, N.Y.; two daughters and a son-in-law, Barbara and Dan Nieroda of Islip, N.Y., and Kathy Hardman of Manalapan; 11 grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter. O’Brien Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. A Mass was offered at the Church of the Epiphany,. followed by interment at St. Charles Cemetery, Long Island. Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 2550 Route 1, North Brunswick 08902-4301.
MARY R. KORKES KLISIEWECZ, 89, of Brick died Dec. 3 at home. Born in Montville Township, she lived there and in Boonton her entire life before moving to Brick three years ago. She was a homemaker. She was a member of Sts. Cyril & Methodius Church, and its Rosary Society, and a member of the Montville Township Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. She was predeceased by her husband, Roland P. Klisiewecz, in 1996. Surviving are two sons, Roland Jr. of Benson, N.C., and Joseph of Puyallup, Wash.; three daughters, Rosemarie Klisiewecz of Brick, Frances Pyles of Grafton, W. Va., and Patricia Caras of Haskell; a sister, Rose Oleinyk of Dover; two brothers, Andrew of Louisa, Va., and Stephen of Boonton; 15 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. A Mass was offered at Sts. Cyril & Methodius Church, Boonton. Interment followed in the parish cemetery.