Jerome “Jerry” J. Torbik

Mr. Torbik, 74, of Old Bridge, died Aug. 25, 2007, in Raritan Bay Medical Center, Old Bridge division. A tool-and-die maker with New Jersey Tool & Die Co., Kenilworth, he also worked for Lincoln Mold Co., Roselle, for more than 10 years before retiring in 1991. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Knights of Columbus, Old Bridge. He was a communicant of St. Ambrose Church, Old Bridge. Surviving are his wife, Jacqueline Torbik; a son, Andrew J. Torbik, and his wife,

Ruth A. Spalholz

Mrs. Spalholz, 84, of Bethlehem, Pa., died Aug. 26, 2007, at the VNA Hospice at St. Luke’s Hospital, Bethlehem. Born in Jersey City, she had resided in Freehold for 51 years before moving to Bethlehem eight years ago. She started her career as a statistician for NBC, then went on to become a teacher in the Freehold Borough School District, where she also was the math coordinator. She loved working with children during her 25 years of teaching. Mrs. Spalholz was a member of the Reformed Church of Freehold. She was predeceased by her husband, William “Bill” F. Spalholz, in 1989. Surviving are three daughters and sons-in-law, Kathleen R. and Gabi Laszlo of Aurora, Ontario, Canada, Laurie J. Spalholz and Michael Lawton of Bethlehem, and Barbara A. Spalholz and Frank Cappello of Silver Spring, Md.; a sister, Kathleen MacLennan of Kennebunk, Maine; a sister-in-law, Babs Spalholz of Huntington, N.Y.; and two grandchildren, Andrea Ruth and Joseph William Cappello. A funeral service was held at the Reformed Church of Freehold, followed by interment at Old Tennent Cemetery, Tennent section of Manalapan. Freeman Funeral Home, Freehold, was in charge of arrangements. Memorial donations may be made to the Reformed Church of Freehold, 67 W. Main St., Freehold, NJ 07728; the Western Monmouth Habitat for Humanity, P.O. Box 62, Freehold, NJ 07728; or

Freehold Area Open Door Inc., 39 Throckmorton

St., P.O. Box 1073, Freehold, NJ 07728.

Felix “Phil” Joseph McCabe

Mr. McCabe, 80, of Crestwood Village in Whiting, died Aug. 7, 2007, at home. He was born in Jersey City and had lived in Freehold before moving to Crestwood Village in 2000. Prior to retiring in 1985, he was a trailer driver for Rheingold Breweries, Orange, for 30 years. Mr. McCabe was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was also a communicant of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, Flanders. His hobby was raising and training German shep- Nicola, of Freehold; a daughter, Jennifer A. Chan, and her husband, Max, of Howell; three brothers, Andrew Torbik of Pennsylvania, George Torbik of Rahway and Donald Torbik of Linden; two sisters, Regina Lewczak of Elizabeth and Janice Montgomery of Pennsylvania; and four grandchildren, Lynsey, Carrie, Sara and Nathaniel. A Mass was offered at St. Ambrose Church, Old Bridge. Entombment was in Cloverleaf Memorial Park, Woodbridge. Arrangements were under the direction of Michael Hegarty Funeral Home, Old Bridge.

herds at his Freehold kennel, Conover Farms Shepherds, and he won many awards in both training and showing. A funeral liturgy was offered at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, followed by interment at Brig. Gen William C. Doyle Veterans Cemetery, Arnytown section of North Hanover. Memorial donations may be made to The Seeing Eye Inc., P.O. Box 375, Morristown, NJ 07963-0375 or by calling the organization at (973) 539-4425.

Ana Maria Rivera

Mrs. Rivera, 79, of Freehold, died Aug. 13, 2007, at Deborah Heart and Lung Center, Browns Mills section of Pemberton. Born in Barranquitas, Puerto Rico, she had resided in New York City before moving to Freehold 22 years ago. Mrs. Rivera was a communicant of St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church, Freehold, and a member of the Ladies of Perpetual Help of St. Cecilia’s Church, New York City. Surviving are her husband, Manuel Rivera; a son, Manuel Rivera Jr.; a daughter and son-in-law, Sandra Rivera and Peter Myette; a brother, Sendo Roman; two sisters, Paquita Escalera and Juanita Santiago; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. The funeral liturgy was celebrated at St. Rose of Lima Church, followed by interment at St. Rose of Lima Cemetery, Freehold Township.

Higgins Memorial Home, Freehold, was in

charge of arrangements.

Hermann D. Fauhl

Mr. Fauhl, 83, of Manalapan, died Aug. 20, 2007, at CentraState Medical Center, Freehold Township. He was born in Jersey City and had resided there before moving to Manalapan in 1965. Prior to retiring, he was a custodial supervisor for the Manalapan-Englishtown Regional School District for 26 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and had served with the 3rd Armored Division in the European theater of operations. Mr. Fauhl was predeceased by his wife, Helen L. Fauhl, in 2001. Surviving are a son, Allan Turner of Battle Mountain, Nev.; two daughters, Brigitte Barr of Bakersfield, Calif., and Norma Turner of North Bergen; and five grandchildren. Funeral services were held at Higgins Memorial Home, Freehold, followed by

interment at George Washington Memorial

Park, Paramus.

Ira James Boyce Jr.

Mr. Boyce, 59, of the Port Monmouth section of Middletown, died Aug. 12, 2007, at home. Born in Long Branch, he was a lifelong resident of Port Monmouth. He was a driver at Tires To Go, Morganville. Prior to that, he was a drywall contractor most of his life, and was employed at Bayshore Community Hospital, Holmdel, and as a driver for the Township of Holmdel. He was predeceaesd by his parents, Ira James and Gwendolyn Boyce Sr. He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Kathi L. Immesberger Boyce; two sons and daughters-in-law, Stephen Michael and Ann Marie Boyce of Wilmington, N.C., and Patrick Allan and Di – ana Boyce of Port Monmouth; two daughters, Karen Marie Boyce of Perth Amboy, and Connie Ann Boyce of Keansburg; five sisters, Sylvia Soles of Hazlet, Penny Wamsley of Keyport, Gwendolyn Flemming of the Belford section of Middletown, Debbie Boyce of Keyport, and Sharon Duff of Howell; a brother, George Boyce of South Toms River; and nine grandchildren. Arrangements were by John F. Pfleger Funeral Home, Middletown. A memorial service was held at Living Word Christian Church, Atlantic Highlands. Memorial donations may be made to Care of Living Word Christian Church, 47 Memorial Park way, Atlantic Highlands 07716.