Patricia Ann Criss Romagna

Mrs. Romagna, 61, of the Monmouth Junction section of South Brunswick, died Feb. 13 at St. Peter’s University Hospital, New Brunswick. Born in New Brunswick, she resided in the area for several years. She was a homemaker. She was predeceased by her husband, John Romagna in 2002; a daughter, Diane Romagna in 2000; and a brother, William Criss in 2004. She is survived by a son, James Romagna of Monmouth Junction; her father, Willard Criss of Spring Hill, Fla.; three brothers, James Criss and John Criss, both of Edison, Kevin Criss of Spring Hill; three sisters, Marguerite Criss of Spring Hill, Mary Criss of Whitehouse Station, and Kathleen Criss-Deak of Washington. Visitation will be Feb. 17 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at Rezem Funeral Home, East Brunswick. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Feb. 18 at 9 a.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Milltown. Burial will follow at Resurrection Cemetery, Piscataway.

Francis J. Yurkovic

Mr. Yurkovic, 71, of North Brunswick, died Feb. 1 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick. Born in Pottsville, Pa., he resided in Edison prior to moving to North Brunswick in 1977. He was a salesman at Sears, New Brunswick, for 20 years, retiring in 1990. He served with the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He was a communicant of Our Lady of Peace Roman Catholic Church, North Brunswick. He was a former paramedic with the Edison Rescue Squad, and member of the North Brunswick Senior Citizens Club, and AARP Chapter No. 3885. He is survived by his wife, Carol Ann Bielsky Yurkovic; two sons, Bill Johnson of North Brunswick, and Robert Johnson of Dublin, Ga.; five sisters, Sr. Marcelline Yurkovic of Bolivia, South America; Margaret Davidson of Bridgewater, Va.; Dolores Yurkovic of Chester; Rosemary Ryan of West Palm Beach, Fla.; and Regina Sergeant of Washington, Utah; three brothers, Michael Yurkovic of North Brunswick, Leonard Yurkovic of St. Michael’s, Md., and John Yurkovic of Allentown, Pa.; and three grandsons. Entombment was at St. Gertrude Cemetery, Colonia section of Woodbridge. Arrangements were by Selover Funeral Home, North Brunswick.