Ann Connelly Semenza

Mrs. Semenza, 89, of Monroe Township, died May 30 at home. She was predeceased by a daughter, Elizabeth Augustine, in 1983; a brother, Richard Connelly Jr.; and three sisters, Geraldine Kelly, Mary Hines and Rita Tricarico. Mrs. Semenza is survived by her husband of 67 years, Joseph Semenza; a daughter, Margaret “Peggy” Kirk; six grandchildren; and eight grandchildren. Visitation will be held June 3 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at Brunswick Memorial Home, East Brunswick. A funeral service will be held June 4 at 8:15 a.m. at the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9 a.m. at St. Bartholomew Church, East Brunswick. Interment will be at Holy Cross Burial Park, South Brunswick. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 400 Morris Ave., Denville 07834; or JFK Haven Hospice, 65 James St., Edison 08818.

Eileen Licinski Kotarski

Mrs. Kotarski, 44, of the Morgan section of Sayreville, died May 22 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick. Born in Perth Amboy, she was a lifelong resident of Morgan. She was an assistant buyer at C & S Wholesale Groceries, Avenel section of Woodbridge, the past year. Prior to that, she was a teacher’s aide with the Sayreville School System, and employed at Ultimate Distribution Center, Edison; Parkway Fabricators, South Amboy; and New England Life Insurance Company. She was a communicant of Our Lady of Victories Roman Catholic Church, Sayreville. She was predeceased by her father, Paul H. Licinski in 1992; and a brother, Paul J. Licinski in 1977. She is survived by her husband of 19 years, Paul K. Kotarski; a daughter and son, Ashley Marie and Paul John Kotarski, both at home; her mother, Catherine Greene Licinski of Morgan; a sister, Cathleen Poland of South Amboy; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Robert and Veronica Licinski of Linden, and Steve and Cathy Licinski of the Cliffwood Beach section of Aberdeen; and two nieces. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at Our Lady of Victories Church. Burial was at Christ Church Cemetery, South Amboy. Arrangements were by Carmen F. Spezzi Funeral Home, Parlin.

Robert G. Derco

Mr. Derco, 67, of Old Bridge, died May 27 at Raritan Bay Medical Center, Perth Amboy. Born in Hazleton, Pa., he resided in Maplewood and Irvington prior to moving to Old Bridge 25 years ago. He was a bartender at Don Quixote Restaurant, Matawan, the past five years. He is survived by two sons, Scott Derco of Pompton Lakes, and David Derco of Belleville; his former wife, Marlene Poth of Belleville; a brother, Gerald Derco of Lakewood; a sister, Anna Marie Derco of Hazlet; and several nieces and nephews. Arrangements were by Michael Hegarty Funeral Home, Old Bridge.

Margaret Crimi

Mrs. Crimi, 91, of Freehold Township, died May 27 at The Manor, Freehold Township. Born in West New York, she had been a resident of West Freehold for most of her life. Mrs. Crimi was a packer for Brockway Glass Co., Freehold Township, for more than 20 years. She was a communicant of St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church, Freehold. Mrs. Crimi was predeceased by her husband, Charles, in 1992; four brothers, Alfred, Arthur, Louis and Albert DeLucia; and two sisters, Diamond Pettincki and Katherine Castronova. She is survived by a son, Salvatore Crimi of Toms River; two brothers, Dominic DeLucia of Freehold Township and Carmen DeLucia of Jamesburg; two sisters, Nancy Fisler and Genevieve Decher, both of Freehold Township; and several nieces and nephews. A funeral liturgy was celebrated at St. Rose of Lima Church, followed by interment at St. Rose of Lima Cemetery, Freehold Township. The Freeman Funeral Home, Freehold, was in charge of arrangements.

Frank Outwater

Mr. Outwater, 74, of Middletown, died unexpectedly May 22 in Switzerland while visiting his daughter and family. Born in Jersey City, he resided there before moving to Middletown in 1963. Mr. Outwater was an educator, beginning his teaching career at St. Mary’s School, New Monmouth section of Middletown, and then at Mater Dei High School, also in New Monmouth. He retired as vice principal of Mater Dei in 1991, where he had served as a teacher and athletic director, and was responsible for the school’s inclusion in the Model United Nations Program in The Hague, Netherlands. He was also box office manager for 25 summers at the Garden State Arts Center, Holmdel. Mr. Outwater is survived by his wife of 49 years, Mary Walsh Outwater; two daughters and one son-in-law, Mary Beth Outwater of Little Silver, and Kathy and Guido Wiekert of Reinach, Switzerland; a brother and sister-in-law, George and Barbara Outwater, and a sister and brother-in-law, Mary and Ed Kapascienski, all of Monroe Township; and four granddaughters. A funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, New Monmouth. Memorial donations may be made to The Msgr. Robert T. Bulman Stadium Fund at Mater Dei High School, 531 Church St., New Monmouth 07748. The John F. Pfleger Funeral Home, Middletown, was in charge of arrangements.

Addolorata Dorothy Cirelli

Mrs.. Cirelli, 78, of Spring Hill, Fla., and formerly South River, died May 24 at Hernando Hospice House, Brooksville, Fla. She was a former communicant of St. Mary of Ostrabrama Roman Catholic Church, South River. She is survived by her husband, Emiddio; two sons, Dese Cirelli of South Windsor, Conn., and Felice Cirelli of Spring Hill, Fla.; three brothers, Pasquale, Nicolino and Giuseppe Liberanome, all of Molise, Italy; a sister, Lucia Lozzi of South River; and six grandchildren. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Mary’s Church. Burial was at St. Mary’s Cemetery, East Brunswick. Arrangements were by Maliszewski Funeral Home, South River.

Edith V. Hansen Lang

Mrs. Lang, 85, of East Brunswick, died May 24 at home. She was an administrative secretary at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, for 22 years, retiring in 1982. She was a founding member of Christ Memorial Lutheran Church, East Brunswick. She was predeceased by her husband, Edward Lang Sr. in 1951. She is survived by two sons and one daughter-in-law, Edward Lang of East Brunswick, and Donald and Elizabeth Lang of Massachusetts; a stepson and his wife, Otto and Vickie of East Brunswick; a sister, Doris Carlsen of Atlantic Highlands; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. A funeral service was held at Christ Memorial Church. Arrangements were by Brunswick Memorial Home, East Brunswick.

Sophie B. Jaskot

Mrs.. Jaskot, 87, of Milltown, died May 27 at Care One, East Brunswick. She was predeceased by a brother, John Groncki, in 2004, and a stepsister, Violet Gardella. She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Michael P. Jaskot; a son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Bunny J. Jaskot of Milltown; two sisters, Jean Waller of Clifton and Stella DeBiassio of Wayne; a stepsister, Josephine Zawacki of Wisconsin; and two granddaughters. A funeral liturgy was celebrated at Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church, Milltown. Interment was at St. Nicholas Cemetery, Lodi. Arrangements were by The Crabiel Home for Funerals, Milltown. Memorial donations may be made to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, 1232 22nd St. NW, Washington, DC 20037-1292.