Frances J. Bostjancic

Mrs. Bostjancic, 82, of Freehold Township, died May 2, 2007, at Bartley Healthcare Nursing & Rehabilitation, Jackson. Born in Carlos, Md., she had lived in Jackson for 27 years before moving to Freehold Township eight years ago. Mrs. Bostjancic was a homemaker. She was a former parishioner of St. Aloysius Roman Catholic Church, Jackson, and a member of the Silvermead Community Center, Freehold Township. She was predeceased by her husband, Anthony, in 1988. Surviving are two sons and daughters-in-law, Frank A. and Lanie Bostjancic of Freehold Township, and James W. and Doris Bostjancic of Ocean Township; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. A funeral Mass was offered, followed by burial in Frostburg, Md. Arrangements were by Clayton & McGirr Funeral Home, Freehold Township.

Gary J. Ruda

Mr. Ruda, 53, of Englishtown, died May 13, 2007, at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick. Born in Neptune Township, he was a lifelong Englishtown resident. Mr. Ruda was the owner and operator of Cobbler Plus Tailor, Freehold, for more than 25 years. He was a member of the National Rifle Association, the Central Jersey Rifle and Pistol Club, Jackson, and the Knights of Pythias lodge in Manalapan. He was predeceased by his father, Samuel Ruda, and a brother, Skip Ruda. Surviving are a daughter and son-in-law, Alyssa and Donald Bozarth of Southampton; his mother, Vivian Ruda of Jackson; three sisters, Sandy Marinko and Elaine Ruda, both of Freehold, and Linda Kennedy of Lakewood; three grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held at Higgins Memorial Home, Freehold, followed by interment at Congregation Sons of Israel Cemetery, Manalapan. Memorial donations may be made to any literacy program.

Barry Rhea Bromell

Mr. Bromell, 62, of Cookstown, died April 21, 2007, at Virtua Memorial Hospital, Mount Holly, Burlington County. He was born in Neptune and had resided in Englishtown before moving to Cookstown 33 years ago. Prior to retiring, he worked as a manager for the McGraw-Hill Cos., Hightstown, and Hermann Warehouse Corp., North Brunswick. He was a U.S. Navy veteran who served during the Vietnam era. He was a member of the Fossils of South Jersey Car Club and an exempt member of the Englishtown Fire Department. Surviving are his wife, Eileen; a daughter and son-in-law, Tara and Derek Chiancola of Cookstown; his mother-in-law, Ruth Capria of Hamilton; two sisters-in-law and their husbands, Judith and James McLaughlin of Trenton, and Catherine and Richard LaRocca of Jackson; a brother-in-law and his wife, Angelo and Kathleen Capria of Hamilton; two grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. A funeral service was held at Freeman Funeral Home, Freehold, followed by interment at Old Tennent Cemetery, Tennent section of Manalapan. Memorial donations may be made to the New Egypt First Aid Squad, P.O. Box 368, New Egypt 08533; or the American Diabetes Association, 1160 Route 22 East, Bridgewater 08807.

Alison H. Parinello Maggio

Mrs. Maggio, 33, of Jackson, died April 24, 2007, at Kimball Medical Center, Lakewood. Born in Edison, she had lived in Sayreville and Howell before moving to Jackson in 1996. She was a graduate of Freehold Township High School and had attended Brookdale Community College, Lincroft. Mrs. Maggio was a past president of the Moms Club, Jackson. She was a former dance instructor throughout the area. Ms. Maggio worked in the collections department for Cavanaugh’s Pest Control, Freehold, for 10 years. Most recently, she had worked for Accumed Laboratories, South Amboy. Surviving are a son, Joseph David, at home; her mother, Sharon Parinello of Freehold; two brothers and sisters-in-law, David and Andrea Parinello of Jackson, and Daniel and Renee Parinello of Toms River; her maternal grandmother, Helen Albrizio of Freehold; her paternal grandfather, Anthony Parinello of San Diego; a nephew; and four nieces. A funeral service was held at the Clayton & McGirr Funeral Home, Freehold Township, followed by interment at Monmouth Memorial Park, Tinton Falls. Memorial contributions may be made to the Joseph David Maggio Trust, 1 Broad St., Suite 6, Freehold 07728.