Richard S. Lloyd

Mr. Lloyd, 73, of Aberdeen, died Aug. 13 at home. Born in East Orange, he resided there and in Union Beach before moving to Aberdeen 44 years ago. Before his retirement, he was a dock builder with Dock Builders Union Local No. 1456 in New York City and in New Jersey. Mr. Lloyd served with the U.S. Marines during the Korean War. He was a communicant of St. Benedict’s Roman Catholic Church, Holmdel. He was a member of the Union Beach American Legion, and the Keyport Elks. Mr. Lloyd was predeceased by his wife, Kathleen A. Lloyd, in 2000. He is survived by two sons, Kenneth Lloyd of Howell and Jeffrey M. Lloyd of Aberdeen; a daughter, Kathleen P. Varela of Texas; a brother, Ken Lloyd of Berkeley Township; and seven grandchildren. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Aug. 18 at 10 a.m. at St. Benedict’s Church, followed by interment at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Keyport. The Day Funeral Home, Keyport, is in charge of arrangements.

Bertha Mae Getta

Mrs. Getta, 88, of Englishtown, died Aug. 10 at her home. Born in the Morganville section of Marlboro, she resided there before moving to the Tennent section of Manalapan and then to Englishtown. Mrs. Getta was a production worker for Washington Forge, Englishtown. She was predeceased by her husband, Paul. Surviving are three sons and a daughter-in-law, Paul Getta of Jackson, Raymond Getta of Englishtown, and Don and Carol Getta of Morganville; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. A funeral service was held at the Freeman Funeral Home, Freehold, followed by interment at Old Tennent Cemetery, Tennent.

Richard B. Frankle

Mr. Frankle, 65, of Freehold Township, died of cancer Aug. 4 at his home. He taught instrumental music for three years in Ocean Township and for 37 years at Cedar Drive School in Colts Neck. During his tenure, he conducted many award-winning concert performances and, after his retirement in 2002, he founded the Colts Neck Community Band. He was a graduate of Trenton State College (now The College of New Jersey), Ewing, and earned two master’s degrees. Mr. Frankle is survived by his wife of 43 years, Barbara Frankle; two daughters and a son-in-law, Ellen and Sal Mirasola of Jackson, and Bonnie Frankle and her fiancé, Miguel Washington, of Howell; his mother, Jeannette Sloan, and a sister and brother-in-law, Gail and David Norkus, all of Point Pleasant; six grandchildren; two nephews and one niece. Services were held at Higgins Memorial Home, Freehold, followed by interment at Hebrew Benefit Society Cemetery, Freehold. Memorial donations may be made to VNA of Central Jersey Hospice, c/o Development Office, 141 Bodman Place, Red Bank 07701.

Ruth E. Petty

Mrs. Petty, 80, of Morganton, N.C., died Aug. 11 at Grace Hospital, Morganton. Born in Elizabeth, she resided in Westfield, Milltown and Texas before moving to Morganton 10 years ago. Mrs. Petty was predeceased by her husband, Kenneth E. Petty, in 1987; and a daughter, Evelyn Krolik, in 2004. She is survived by two sons, Kenneth and Gerald Petty, of Morganton; three daughters, Trudy Gallagher of Jamesburg, Libby Fugman of Lakewood, and Linda Perkins of Morganton; 22 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren. Burial took place at Van Liew Cemetery, North Brunswick. The Crabiel Home for Funerals, Milltown, was in charge of arrangements.

Ada Silverman Boehm

Mrs. Boehm, 82, of Sayreville, died July 16 at home. Prior to her retirement in 1984, she was employed as a delicatessen clerk at Pathmark, Woodbridge. Surviving are her husband, Clarence Boehm; two sons, Edward Boehm of South Amboy and Barry Boehm of the Parlin section of Sayreville; and a sister, Sonya Andriola of Lakewood. Services were held at Mount Sinai Memorial Chapels, East Brunswick. Interment was in Forest Green Park Cemetery, Morganville section of Marlboro.

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