Eleanor E. Kahn

Obituaries Eleanor E. Kahn

Mrs. Kahn, 80, of Eatontown died Jan. 16 at Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch. Born in New Castle, Pa., she had been a resident of Eatontown since 1975. Mrs. Kahn was a homemaker. From 1977-88, she was employed at the Eastern Branch of the Monmouth County Library, Shrewsbury, and volunteered there after her retirement. She enjoyed travel, reading and music. She was predeceased by her husband of 28 years, Michael M. Kahn, in 1975. She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Margaret Kahn and Philip Wasserstein of Menlo Park, Calif., and Susan Kahn and Meyer Shwarzstein of Los Angeles; a brother, William Eckles of New Castle, Pa.; and three grandchildren. A memorial service will be held Jan. 25 at 11:30 a.m. at Braun Funeral Home, Eatontown. Memorial donations may be made to the Eleanor Kahn Scholarship Fund, c/o Monmouth Conservatory of Music, 200 Broad St., Red Bank 07701.

Joseph Daloia

Mr. Daloia, 82 of Port Richey, Fla., died Jan. 12 at Community Hospital of New Port Richey, Fla. Born in Matawan, he resided in West Long Branch before relocating to Florida in 1979. Mr. Daloia was a supervisor at Bendix Corp., Eatontown, for more than 35 years before retiring. He was a former member of the Knights of Columbus, Keyport, and the Bendix Retirement Club. He was predeceased by his wife, Mary Maletto Daloia; and two brothers, Angelo Daloia and Patrick Daloia. He is survived by two daughters, Lorraine and James Binkowski of New Port Richey, and Colette Hill of Port Richey; a brother, Ted Daloia of Matawan; two sisters, Mary Jones and Rita Porter, both of Neptune; and two granddaughters. Arrangements were by North Meadowlawn Funeral Home, New Port Richey. A funeral service will be held Jan. 24 in Florida, with the Rev. John Anoia of Our Lady Queen of Peace Roman Catholic Church, Port Richey, officiating. Entombment will be at Meadowlawn Memorial Gardens, New Port Richey.

William Sepcsik

Mr. Sepcsik, 81, of Matawan died Jan. 13 at Bayshore Community Hospital, Holmdel. Born in Perth Amboy, he resided in the Fords section of Woodbridge prior to moving to Matawan two years ago. Mr. Sepcsik was a supply inventory specialist at Fort Monmouth, Eatontown, before his retirement. He served with the U.S. Navy during World War II. He enjoyed time with his family. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Mildred Sepcsik of Matawan; a son and daughter-in-law, Ronald and Catherine Sepcsik of Matawan; a daughter and son-in-law, Cheryl and Paul Frechette of Boulder, Colo.; and four grandchildren. Arrangements were by Bedle Funeral Home, Matawan. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 801 Broad St., Shrewsbury 07702.

George J. Cattano

Mr. Cattano, 45, of Seaside Heights died Jan. 9 at Community Medical Center, Toms River. Born in South Amboy, he had been a resident of Seaside Heights for the past 15 years. Mr. Cattano was a bartender at Berkley Restaurant, Seaside Park, since 1996. Prior to that, he had been a corrections officer at the Middlesex County Department of Corrections, North Brunswick, for 15 years. He was a member of Elks Lodge No. 784, South Amboy, and the Moose Lodge, Ortley Beach. He was a former member of Independence Engine and Hose Company, South Amboy; and Policemen’s Benevolent Association Local 152, North Brunswick. He was also an avid fisherman. Mr. Cattano was predeceased by his mother, Ann Marie Norek Cattano, in 1996. He is survived by his father, George G. Cattano of South Amboy; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Ann Marie and Michael Samples of Ocean Township, and Kathleen Haug of South Amboy; and four nieces. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, South Amboy. Arrangements were by The Gundrum Service Home for Funerals, South Amboy. Memorial donations may be made to South Amboy First Aid Squad, P.O. Box 328, South Amboy 08879.

Inez Howland Wortman

Mrs. Wortman, 97, of West Long Branch died Jan. 13 at home. Born in Long Branch, she resided there and in Neptune City before moving to West Long Branch in 1942. Before her retirement, Mrs. Wortman was a professional dancer, as well as a secretary for various local lawyers and Monmouth Park Jockey Club, Oceanport, and Berkeley Carteret Hotel, Asbury Park. She danced with the Ned Wayburn Vaudeville Troupe throughout the United States and Canada during the 1920s, and was also a member of the MacDowell Choral Vocal Group, which performed at the Berkeley Carteret during the 1940s and 1950s. She served in the American Women’s Volunteer Service, Fort Monmouth, during World War II. She was a 56-year member at Old First United Methodist Church, West Long Branch, where she was a member of the choir and the administrative board. Her memberships included the Long Branch Historical Society, the Woman’s Club of Long Branch, and the West Long Branch PTA. She enjoyed time with her family, music, and her church. Her father, Frank L. Howland, was the former Long Branch mayor and commissioner. Mrs. Wortman is survived by her husband of 75 years, C. Byron Wortman; a son, Peter C. Wortman of Eatontown; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. A funeral service was offered at Old First United Methodist Church, followed by interment at West Long Branch Cemetery. The Woolley Funeral Home, Long Branch, was in charge of arrangements. Memorial donations may be made to Old First United Methodist Church, 197 Locust Ave., West Long Branch 07764.