Jack Hummel, a former writer and editor for the Bridgeton Evening News, passed away on January 14 following an extended illness. He was 77.
Raymond Eckel, Jr., who served on the Oradell councilman, died on January 13. He was 86. A U.S. Navy veteran, he served as council president and acting mayor.
Michael Mariniello, a former chief finance officer for Teaneck, died on January 16. He was 77.
Bette Kelly, a former reporter and columnist for the Florham Park Eagle, died on January 15. She was 89.
Jean Hrasdzira, a former member of the Garfield Republican County Committee, passed awat on January 16. She was 99.