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Charlie Searfross, Jr., who served on the Edison Township Council, died on August 15. He as 85. A U.S. Army veteran, he served as Edison Health Inspector, as Montgomery Township Senior Health Official, and as Director of Health for Somerset County.
Ted Luciani, a former Wanaque Borough Councilman, died on August 16. He was 95. A World War II veteran Luciani was a Wanaque police officer before retiring as a sergeant for the New York City Postal Inspection Service. He spent 69 years with the Wanaque Volunteer Fire Department.
Allen Holmes, a veteran law enforcement official who worked for the U.S. Capitol Police, died on August 14. He was 57. Holmes worked for the Middlesex County Probation Department, the Mercer County Youth Detention Center, and the New Jersey State Parole Board.