Alejandro “Bolo” Carreno, who was born with Down Syndrome and became a constant presence at West New York City Hall since the days of Mayor Anthony DeFino, passed away on May 12. He was 60.
Edward McCarthy, a former Allendale councilman, died on May 11. He was 81. He was a retired U.S. Marine Corps captain.
Joseph Cupo, a former president of the 9th Ward Italian American Democratic Club in Jersey City, passed away on May 13. He we was 83.
Marie Benkert, a longtime member of the Holmdel Democratic Club, died on May 13.