Category: Eulogies

06
Oct

The Eulogy for John A. Cogan

The Eulogy for John A. Cogan (February 3rd, 1972 – September 13, 2018) To understand both John Cogan and his twin brother Justin, you need to know something of the stock from which they came. Their father Donald was the youngest of three children, preceded in birth by his brother Jack and sister, Patricia.  They […]

08
Sep

The Eulogy for Heather Bostwick

Heather Bostwick was born on July 1st, 1978 on the day her parents closed on the house Orston Road that would be Heather’s home base for the rest of her life.  She was preceded in birth by five year by her big sister Shannon – who, even though she would at times torment her little […]

10
May

The Eulogy for Robert M. Mortensen

The Eulogy for Robert M. Mortensen Robert was born on August 30th, 1932 Curacao (Cure a sal) in the Dutch West Indies, where his father Sigvardt Mortensen was working as a merchant marine.  Bob’s father was born in Denmark, and after retiring from the merchant marines would work on Project Hope, a hospital ship that […]

11
Feb

The Eulogy for Grace Custer Schlosshauer

The Eulogy for Grace Schlosshauer (April 28, 1928 – February 22, 2018) Grace was born on April 28th, 1928 in West Virginia where she spent the earliest years of her life.  She had a little sister Marie who was born four years after Grace with whom she would always be very close.  is evidence that […]

10
Dec

The Eulogy for Brian Mitchell

The Eulogy for Brian Mitchell  Brian was born a sensitive soul with an innate capacity for compassion that was nurtured as he grew up in his very loving family. A striking story that Tom told that expresses this sensitivity took place when Brian was in first grade.  A classmate held a birthday party and left […]

14
Aug

The Eulogy for Lois Jorgensen Kelshaw

Filed under: Eulogies — Pastor Jeff at 7:55 am on Thursday, May 24, 2018 Lois Jorgensen Kelshaw was born on May 26, 1926 in Morristown, NJ to Arthur and Mildred Jorgensen. Her younger brother Charlie was born six years after Lois in 1932. Their Dad Arthur, the son of Danish emigrants, was a hardworking plumber, [...]
11
Aug

The Eulogy for Fred L. Coleman

The Eulogy for Fred L. Coleman December 4, 1933 – August 1, 2017 Fred Leonard Coleman was born on December 4, 1933 in Philadelphia, the third child born to Fred and Hilda Coleman. Fred was preceded in birth by his sisters Thelma and Marion.  When Fred was one year old, the family moved to New […]

10
Feb

The Eulogy for Barbara Burke

The Eulogy for Barbara Burke Barbara Burke was born on April 12, 1954 in Jersey City and grew up in the projects of Hoboken, a richly diverse community where all races and ethnic groups got along well, and a child could feel safe going out into the world. She was the third born child of […]

11
Dec

The Eulogy for Sal Anastasi

The Eulogy for Sal Anastasi Sal Anastasi was born in Manhattan, NY on February 19th, 1948 but spent the great majority of his life living in Parsippany, having moved here with his family – his mother and father and brother Richard – when Sal was 13. Sal met Diane she was just 17 and he […]

11
Oct

The Eulogy for Gordon Donald Routhier

Gordon Donald Routhier was born October 21, 1952 in Manhatten, NY the fourth child of Charles Catherine  (nee Swarthout) Routhier.   He was preceded in birth by Dorinda, Joe, Anne and Johnny – all born several years before Gordon came along, and then Gordon was followed in relatively quick succession by his sister Andree and brother […]

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