JOSEPH STORES SR., 83, of Sayreville died April 14 in Raritan Bay Medical Center, Perth Amboy division. Prior to his retirement in 1980, he was employed as a chemical operator with Hercules Inc., Parlin section of Sayreville, where he worked for 42 years. His wife, Mariethel Latham Stores, died in 1988, and a daughter, Ruth Stores, died in 1999. Surviving are a son, Joseph Stores Jr. of Sayreville; two daughters, Daryl Hoffman of Middletown and Dawn Golembieski of Sayreville; four sisters, Mary Pence of Lakeland, Fla., Claire Reilly of South Amboy, Joan Kirk of Sayreville and Peggy Rusin of Warren; several nieces and nephews; and eight grandchildren. A liturgy of the word was offered at Our Lady of Victories Church, Sayreville. Interment was in Old Tennent Cemetery, Tennent section of Manalapan. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Kidney Foundation.

GERTRUDE V. PELHAM MITCHELL, 91, of Old Bridge died April 16 at home. Her husband, Frank P. Mitchell, died in 1987. Surviving are three sons, Paul Mitchell of Glencoe, Ill., Thomas Mitchell of Holmdel and Peter Mitchell of Staten Island, N.Y.; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. A Mass was offered at St. Catherine’s Church, Holmdel. Interment was in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Keyport. Memorial contributions may be made to Arc of Monmouth County, 1158 Wayside Road, Tinton Falls 07712.

EVELYN WILSON of Freehold Township died March 29 at Avante at Red Bank Care Center, Red Bank. Born in Linden, she lived in Matawan before moving to Freehold 37 years ago. She is survived by her husband, Charles, of Freehold Township; a son and daughter-in-law, Charles and Kelly Wilson of New Milford, Conn.; two sisters, Dorothy Hultfeldt of Springhill, Fla., and Mary Ann Taylor of New Jersey. Entombment was at Atlantic View Cemetery, Brielle.

ROSE SCALORA BALDASSANO of Spotswood died April 17 in Old Bridge Manor. Her husband, Paul Baldassano Sr., died in 1991, and a son, Salvatore Baldassano, died in 1986. Surviving are two sons, Matthew Baldassano of Middletown and Paul Baldassano Jr. of Monroe; a brother, John Chellio of Georgetown, Texas; three sisters, Antoinette of Indianapolis, Ind., Mary of Bath, N.Y., and Grace of Syracuse, N.Y.; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Interment was in Moravian Cemetery, Staten Island, N.Y.

MARY JANE ROEMER, 90, of Red Bank died April 9 at Navesink House, Red Bank. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she lived there and in Middletown before moving to Red Bank seven years ago. Mrs. Roemer was a teacher at the Brooklyn Diocese for more than 20 years before her retirement. She was a communicant of St. James Roman Catholic Church, Red Bank. She also was involved in the communities of her residence, Shadow Lake Village, Middletown, and Navesink House. Mrs. Roemer was predeceased by her brother, Andrew Dalton. She is survived by her son, Frederick J. Roemer of Rumson; her sister, Rose Ann Nicoletti of Lynbrook, N.Y.; two grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered at St. James Roman Catholic Church, Red Bank. Interment was at Fair View Cemetery Mausoleum, Fairfield.