Judith Starega, a former mayor of Winfield Park, passed away on March 30. She was 77.
Joan Lopatin, who used to volunteer for Monmouth County Democratic candidates, passed away on March 31. She was 96. Her daughter, Ruth Lapin, was killed in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. She had accepted a job with a financial firm working at the World Trade Center just one week before.
Mary Sheppard, who worked at Millville City Hall for nearly 35 years under eight mayors, died on March 29. She was 91.
Victor King, a school board attorney, passed away on March 10. He was 81. A U.S. Navy veteran, he served as attorney for the Plainfield, South Plainfield, and Watching Boards of Education.
Paul Albright, a former Republican county committeeman in East Brunswick, died on March 28. He was 84. He was a U.S. Army veteran.
Robert Egnatovich, a board member of the New Jersey Marine Fisheries Council for many years, died on March 25. He was 73.
Jack Phillips, a member of the Ewing Democratic Club, passed away on March 27. He was 66.