MARTHA J. MARCEAU, 94, of Eatontown died Dec. 26 at Gateway Care Center, Eatontown. Born in Ocean City, she resided in Wall Township before moving to Eatontown 45 years ago. Mrs. Marceau was a former member of Grace Methodist Church, Eatontown. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star Chapter No. 214, Ocean Grove. She was predeceased by her husband, Harry A. Marceau Sr.; and a son, Ronald A. Marceau. Mrs. Marceau is survived by two sons, Harry A. Marceau Jr. of Nova Scotia and Robert J. Marceau of Brick; a daughter, Linda Morgan of Eatontown; a sister, Carmetta Brown of Corry, Pa.; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were handled by Braun Funeral Home, Eatontown. A funeral service was held at Hope Presbyterian Church, Tinton Falls, followed by interment at Monmouth Memorial Park, Tinton Falls.

LOUIS MASTRIA, 78, of Rumson died Jan. 1 at Riverview Medical Center, Red Bank. Born in Jersey City, he had been a resident of Rumson for the past 44 years. Mr. Mastria was a deputy comptroller at Fort Monmouth Signal School, Eatontown, for 38 years, retiring in 1979. He served with the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a communicant of St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church, Red Bank. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council No. 3187, Fair Haven, and the Officers Club, Fort Monmouth. He enjoyed time with his family, and was an avid baseball player and played with the Tigers Athletic Club. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Carmela Piroso Mastria of Rumson; two sons and daughters-in-law, Louis "Corky" and Ann Marie Mastria Jr. of Monmouth Beach, and John P. and Karen E. Mastria of Middletown; his daughter and son-in-law, Frances L. and Dr. Keith Sharkan of Malvern, Pa.; two brothers, Vincent Mastria of Belleville, and Richard Mastria of Cape Cod, Mass.; and seven grandchildren. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered at St. Anthony of Padua Church. Memorial donations may be made to Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave., New York, NY 10021.

GERALDINE "DEANIE" F. STECKROTH, 54, of Little Silver died Jan. 3 at home after a lengthy battle with breast cancer. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she resided in South Orange prior to moving to Little Silver in 1975. Mrs. Steckroth was a former elementary school teacher at Montrose School, South Orange. She was a daily communicant and Eucharistic minister at the Church of the Nativity, Fair Haven. She was a member of the Little Silver Board of Education, and founder and president of the Red Bank Regional Education Foundation. Her activities included spending time with her family. She is survived by her husband, Donald Steckroth of Little Silver; two daughters and a son-in-law, Jessica Steckroth of New York City, and Sarah and Anthony Weber of Monmouth Beach; two sons, Brian Steckroth and Thomas Steckroth, both at home; two sisters, Carol Freeman of Bethesda, Md., and Margaret Mahoney of Convent Station; two brothers, William Ward of Montvale, and Robert Ward of Summerville, S.C.; and one granddaughter. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered at the Church of the Nativity. Memorial donations may be made to The Yellow Rose Foundation, 3 Holly Drive, Little Silver 07739.

IRENE J. PREBLICK, 78, of Hazlet died Jan. 2 at home. Born in Irvington, she resided there until moving to Hazlet 41 years ago. Mrs. Preblick was a homemaker. She was predeceased by her husband, Theodore Preblick, in 1990; a son, Theodore Preblick Jr.; a brother, Frank Stefanski; two sisters, Marie Hanft and Helen Walsh; and a stepson. She is survived by a daughter, Mary Vena of Hazlet; a sister, Florence Bohem of Keyport; a brother, Daniel Stefanski of Tinton Falls; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered at St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, Keyport. Memorial donations may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Central Jersey Chapter, 740 Broad St., Shrewsbury 07702.