Gail Ellen Alpert Freilich

Obituaries Gail Ellen Alpert Freilich

Mrs. Freilich, 61, of Marlboro, Boynton Beach, Fla., and Gouldsboro, Pa., died May 20 at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune. Born in New York City, she grew up in Merrick, Long Island, N.Y., where she had attended Calhoun High School and excelled as an athlete. She was a graduate of the University of New Hampshire, Durham, through which she earned a degree in English literature and was a pioneer in women’s collegiate varsity basketball. A 32-year Marlboro resident, she was an active volunteer for the YMCA of Western Monmouth County’s swim team, the Marlboro Little League and Marlboro Pop Warner. She worked in real estate sales, most recently for the insurance brokerage company Interstate Motor Carriers Agency Inc., Freehold. An avid runner, golfer, tennis player and softball player, she was a member of the Bella Vista Country Club, Marlboro, and the Aberdeen Country Club, Boynton Beach. She loved traveling, reading and doing The New York Times crossword puzzles. Surviving are her husband of 40 years, Howard; two daughters and sons-in-law, Lisa and Steven Wise of Stamford, Conn., and Pamela and Mark Hjelle of Sandy Spring, Md.; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Cristopher and Alyssa Freilich of Coconut Creek, Fla., and Matthew Freilich of Stamford; a brother and sister, Bruce Alpert of Merrick and Kathy Sheehan of Freehold; and eight grandchildren. A funeral service was held at Manalapan-Marlboro Funeral Home, Manalapan, followed by interment at Marlboro Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, 2221 Rosecrans Ave., Suite 131, El Segundo, CA 90245.

Thomas F. Healey Sr.

Mr. Healey, 67, of Manalapan died May 19 at CentraState Medical Center, Freehold Township. Born in Jersey City, he had lived there before moving to Manalapan 36 years ago. He was a communicant of St. Gabriel’s Roman Catholic Church, Marlboro. He was predeceased in 1997 by his wife, Lucille A. Healey, and in 1998 by a daughter, Michele Alexander. Surviving are a son, Thomas F. Healey Jr. of Manalapan; three daughters, Cheryl Shade of Manalapan, Jeralyn Lang of New Egypt and Jacqueline Healey of Freehold; and four grandchildren. The funeral liturgy was celebrated at St. Gabriel’s Church, followed by interment at the parish cemetery, Marlboro. Higgins Memorial Home, Freehold, was in charge of arrangements. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 801 Broad St., Shrewsbury 07702.

Lorraine Palladino

Mrs. Palladino, 84, of Manalapan, died May 21 at Raritan Bay Medical Center, Old Bridge division. Born in New Hyde Park, N.Y., she had lived in Manalapan for many years. Surviving are two sons, Ronald and John Palladino; a daughter, Patricia Sawyer; two brothers, Frank and Walter Zieniewicz; two sisters, Carol Sedilo and Frances Kowalski; and several grandchildren. Graveside services were held at Old Tennent Cemetery, Tennent section of Manalapan. Higgins Memorial Home, Freehold, was in charge of arrangements.

Stanley Grim

Mr. Grim, 81, of Piscataway, formerly of Freehold, died May 20 at home. Born in Bayonne, he had lived in Freehold before moving to Piscataway 10 years ago. He was a machinist for Marine Aviation, New York City. A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he had served in the Pacific Theater. He was a member of the United Church of God, Somerset. Mr. Grim was predeceased in 1978 by his wife, Helen Grim. Surviving are a sister, Hope Davis of Mount Laurel; a friend, Dr. Barbara E. Walls of Piscataway; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held at Higgins Memorial Home, Freehold, followed by interment at Maplewood Cemetery, Freehold Township.