James V. Lauro

Obituaries James V. Lauro

Mr. Lauro, 80, of Aberdeen died June 15 at Bayshore Community Hospital, Holmdel. Born in Matawan, he was a lifelong resident of the Matawan and Aberdeen area. He was a labor foreman at a local labor union, retiring in 1977. He was a Third Degree, Knights of Columbus, Keyport. He was predeceased by two sisters, and two brothers. He is survived by his wife, Margaret Pacansky Lauro of Aberdeen; two daughters, Madeline Katko of South Brunswick, and Cecelia Berg of Brick; three sisters, Jane Artelli of Keyport, Ann DaPolito of Woodbridge, and Nancy Lopez of Aberdeen; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Arrangements were made by Day Funeral Home, Keyport.

Dorothy Monaghan Bisogno

Mrs. Bisogno, 77, of North Brunswick died June 10 at Care One at East Brunswick. Born in Perth Amboy, she resided in Edison prior to moving to North Brunswick 52 years ago. She was a retired crossing guard for the Township of North Brunswick, where she was employed 25 years. She was a communicant of St. Mary of Mount Virgin Roman Catholic Church, New Brunswick. She was predeceased by her husband of 52 years, Ralph S. Bisogno Jr. in March. She is survived by two daughters, Jeraldine A. Lodato of Gunnison, Colo., and Dorothy M. Parmeley of Whitehouse, Texas; a son, Ralph S. Bisogno Jr. of the Dayton section of South Brunswick; and six grandchildren. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered at St. Mary’s Church. Burial was at St. Peter’s Cemetery, New Brunswick. Arrangements were by Selover Funeral Home, North Brunswick. Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 2550 Route 1, North Brunswick 08902.

David Grober

Mr. Grober, 87, of Manalapan, died June 14 at home. Before he moved to Manalapan 20 years ago, he was a former resident of Hillside and Edison. Prior to retiring in 1981, he was the proprietor of Dave’s Food Market in Newark. Surviving are his wife, Frances; two daughters and sons-in-law, Myrna and John Blume of Harding Township, and Ellen and Alan Weiner of Yonkers, N.Y.; and one granddaughter. A funeral service was held at Freeman Manalapan-Marlboro Funeral Home, Manalapan, followed by interment at B’nai Abraham Memorial Park, Union.

Louis Ottens

Mr. Ottens, 77, of Toms River died June 19 at the JFK Hospice Center, Edison. He was a retired elevator mechanic with Otis Elevator, New York. Mr. Ottens served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was a communicant of St. Luke’s Church, Toms River, and for­merly of St. Ambrose Church, Old Bridge. Mr. Ottens was predeceased by his wife, Julia A. Lamont Ottens, who died in 1984. He is sur­vived by two sons, Thomas and wife, Lori Ot­tens of Edison, and Louis and wife, Carole Ot­tens of Clinton; a daughter, Jill and husband, Tim Trendy of Howell; a sister, Evelyn Werner of Long Island, N.Y.; and six grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted from the Rezem Funeral Home, East Brunswick. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered at St. Ambrose Church, Old Bridge, followed by in­terment at the Holy Cross Burial Park, South Brunswick.