Randolph “Randy” Calvert Bramwell

Mr. Bramwell, 76, of Racine, Wis., formerly of New Jersey, died April 19 following a courageous fight against progressive supranuclear palsy, a degenerative brain disease. Born in East Orange, he was a longtime New Jersey resident who moved to Wisconsin with his wife several years ago. A graduate of Metuchen High School, he served as a cryptographer in the U.S. Army Security Agency for three years and earned an art degree from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, N.Y. Mr. Bramwell worked as an advertising executive in New York City for 25 years, serving as vice president of Kayser Roth Corp. and GAF Corp. before starting his own design company, Omnifics, which he operated for 10 years. He was a member of the Society of Illustrators, the New York Athletic Club and the Unitarian Society of New Brunswick, where for three years he also served as chairperson. An avid painter and printmaker, he is survived by his wife of more than 50 years, Patricia; a daughter, Lee Ann Roberts of Racine; a son, Randolph W. Bramwell of Boston; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Jean and Bernard Ryan of Connecticut and Barbara and Robert Himmelberger of Arizona; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, E. Lee and Darlene Bauer of Marmora; and four grandchildren, Benjamin and Hannah Roberts of Racine and Elizabeth and Randolph H. Bramwell of Boston. Funeral services were held at Olympia Brown Unitarian Universalist Church, Racine, with the Rev. Tony Larsen officiating. Maresh-Meredith & Ackalm Funeral Home, Racine, was in charge of arrangements. Memorial donations may be made to the Society for Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Inc. through or 1-800-457-4777; or to Spectrum School of the Arts, 600 21st St., Racine, WI 53403.

Isaiah Matthew Albert

Mr. Albert, 86, of Covered Bridge II, Manalapan, died April 3 at Jersey Shore Medical Center, Neptune. Born in Malden, Mass., he had lived in Brooklyn, N.Y., before moving to Manalapan 25 years ago. He owned his own bread route and a launderette in Brooklyn. For more than 20 years, he worked as a mechanic in the sheet-metal industry, retiring in 1980. He was a member of the Odd Fellows Lodge and an active volunteer for both Hadassah and the Deborah Hospital Foundation. Surviving are his wife, Ruth Albert; two daughters and sons-in-law, Ellen and Barry Nusbacher of Lakewood and Jackie and Steve Weinerman of Edison; four grandchildren, Carrie (Larry) Gold of Marlboro, Jaimee Nusbacher, Sherri (Zev) Ben-Moritz and Richard (Felisa) Weinerman; and four great-grandchildren. Services were held at Bloomfield-Cooper Jewish Chapels, Manalapan, followed by entombment at the Sanctuary of Abraham and Sarah, Paramus. Shiva was observed at the Gold residence. Memorial donations may be made to Hadassah, Attn.: Fund-raising Services Department, 50 W. 58th St., New York, NY 10019-2500; or the Deborah Hospital Foundation, New Jersey Region, P.O. Box 820, Browns Mills 08015-0820.

Frank L. English

Mr. English, 70, of the Parlin section of Sayreville, died April 13 in JFK Medical Center, Edison. He was employed by S&H Green Stamps, Edison, for 25 years. For the past six years, he was employed by the borough of Sayreville as a school-crossing guard at Wilson School. Surviving are his wife, Betty Sullivan English; two daughters, Dorothy English and Betty Ann Verner, both of Parlin; three brothers, Michael, Thomas and Russell English; and three granddaughters. A Mass was offered at St. Mary’s Church, South Amboy. Interment was in New Calvary Cemetery, Sayreville.

James Robert Hetherington

Mr. Hetherington, 86, of East Brunswick, formerly of Edison, died April 11 at home. Surviving are his wife, Virginia Ellen Hetherington; a son, James Joseph Hetherington of North Carolina; two daughters, Barbara Jean Pitzner of Jackson and Tracey Ellen Outcalt of the Franklin Park section of Franklin; five grandchildren; and two step-granddaughters. A Mass was offered at St. Bartholomew’s Church, East Brunswick. Entombment was in Holy Cross Burial Park Mausoleum, South Brunswick.