2003-07-04 / Obituaries



WALTER E. ROE, 88, of Monmouth Beach died June 18 at St. Barnabas Center for Hospice and Palliative Care, Long Branch. Born in Long Branch, he resided in Kentucky before moving to Monmouth Beach several years ago. Mr. Roe was a security guard at Monmouth Park Racetrack, Oceanport, until 1997. Prior to that, he was superintendent of streets for Monmouth Beach, retiring in 1980. He served with the U.S. Army in the 12th Armored Division during World War II. He was an exempt fireman with the Monmouth Beach Fire Company for 67 years, serving as chief in 1947. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Bernice Link Roe; a son, Ed Roe of Bradley Beach; a daughter and son-in-law, Mary Joy and Robert Johnson of Monmouth Beach; a niece; and six grandchildren. Memorial donations may be made to the Monmouth Beach Fire Department or Monmouth Beach First Aid Squad, 16 Beach Road 07750.

PEGGY A. TIMIDAISKI, 69, of Colt Neck died June 20 at Riverview Medical Center, Red Bank. Born in Newark, she had been a resident of Colts Neck for more than 50 years. Mrs. Timidaiski was an administrative assistant at Brookdale Community College, Lincroft, for 25 years before retiring in January. She was a communicant of St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, Colts Neck, where she was a member of the Martha and Mary Guild. She also was a member of the Colts Neck Seniors. Mrs. Timidaiski was predeceased by her husband, David W., in January. She is survived by her mother, Frances Landgraff of Shrewsbury; two sons and a daughter-in-law, David Timidaiski of Eatontown, and Joseph and Kathleen Timidaiski of Lawsonville, N.C.; a daughter and son-in-law, Kathleen and John Rener of Middletown; a sister, Audrey Norton of Onley, Va.; and two grandchildren. A memorial Mass was offered at St. Mary’s Church. Memorial donations may be made to the Social Concerns Fund, St. Mary’s Church, Route 34 and Phalanx Road, Box H, Colts Neck 07722.

MARGARET H. LETTICH CARCICH, 90, of Howell died June 26 at CentraState Medical Center, Freehold Township. Born in Little Ferry, she had lived in Keyport and West New York before moving to Howell. Mrs. Carcich was a secretary in New York City for a short time before becoming a homemaker. She was a communicant of St. Veronica’s Roman Catholic Church, Howell, and a former communicant of St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, Keyport, where she had been a member of the Altar Rosary Society. Her husband, Nicholas R. Carcich, died in 1989. Mrs. Carcich is survived by three sons, Robert Carcich of Eatontown, Nicholas Carcich of Kearny, and Anthony Carcich of Holmdel; a daughter, Mary-Ann Metzger of Howell; a sister, Ann Lettich of Red Bank; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. A funeral Mass was offered at St. Joseph’s Church, followed by entombment at St. Joseph’s Mausoleum, Keyport.

BRIAN K. ERRICKSON, 28, of Shrewsbury Township, died June 28 at home. Born in Red Bank, he resided in Shrewsbury Township the past five years. Mr. Errickson was a supervisor at the U.S. Postal Service Annex, Eatontown. He is survived by his daughter, Kayleigh Errickson of the Morganville section of Marlboro; his parents, William M. Errickson of Middletown and Adriann N. Errickson of East Windsor; his grandmothers, Diane Schaap of Keyport and Marcella Shields of Pinehurst, N.C.; a sister, Stephanie Horne of Portales, New Mexico; a niece and a nephew. Memorial donations may be made to the Kayleigh Errickson Education Fund, c/o Adriann Errickson, 311 Evanston Drive, East Windsor 08520.

LEWIS McKEE, 45, of the Lincroft section of Middletown, died June 27 at home. He was a Lincroft resident most of his life. He was a lawn equipment salesman at Cerlione’s Lawn and Garden Equipment, Hazlet. He was predeceased by his wife, Joanne Keating McKee in 2002; and his parents, James and Lorraine Harvey McKee. He is survived by his brother, Charles McKee of Tinton Falls. Visitation will be July 2 from 5-7 p.m. at John F. Pfleger Funeral Home, Middletown. A funeral gathering will be July 3 at 9:15 a.m., followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m. Burial will be at Fair View Cemetery, Middletown.

MIKLOS G. SIMON, 51, of Red Bank died June 20 at home. Born in Budapest, Hungary, he resided in Rumson and Fort Lauderdale, Fla., prior to moving to Red Bank recently. Mr. Simon was a tennis pro at New Shrewsbury Racquet Club, Tinton Falls. He also was a professional soccer player and classical violinist, and enjoyed martial arts and classical music. A memorial service will be held at a later date at the New Shrewsbury Racquet Club.

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