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Charles F. Swetz - 77
Passed away on November 24, 2007
Beloved husband of Patty Finn Swetz
address on site mailing list
Leroy Darling - Passed in December 2007
father of Karen Darling
Robert Campione

On or about February 27th, Bob had a massive heart attack while swimming. There are no further details at this time.

Viinny Magistro father of Elaine Magistro - Levittown - died January 11th 2008 in an automobile accident in Florida
Jean Ingram - 77
December 21, 2007

Jean Ingram, skater and judge started skating at Paramus Rink.
The whole family joined her over the years, she will be sadly missed. Jean and Harry attended our 2005 Reunion.
Survived by her husband Harry,  a daughter Nancy, two sons,Billy and John.

The Skating Club of Boulevard
mourn the loss of our
devoted member.

Roselyn "Lyn" F. Coyne, 75, of Aberdeen, passed away on Friday April
4, 2008 at Bayshore Community Hospital in Holmdel, NJ.  Lyn was born
in Jersey City and has lived in Aberdeen since 1963.  She worked as a
bookkeeper for Straub Motors in Keyport for many years before her
retirement.  She was previously a member of USARSA, a National
Roller Skating Association and the extended America on Wheels family.

Lyn is predeceased by her husband James Coyne; her sister Anna Walsh,
and two brothers Robert and William Fehl.

She is survived by her loving daughter Lynne Coyne of Aberdeen.

Laverne Miller

May 15th, 2008
at the age of 68
Connecticut Coach
Delphine Goncey
Passed away on August 18, 2008
1957 Silver Medallist with
Bill Ferraro, Jr.
Intermediate Dance

    Dorothy G. Martel

Greenville, NY  Dorothy G. Martel (nee DiCrosta), known to all as Dolly, of Greenville, NY, passed away Tuesday, September 23, 2008 in Greenville, TN.Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister and friend. Dolly is survived by her loving and devoted husband, John T. Martel,a retired New Jersey Transit Conductor, known to all as Jack; her five children: Carlton Vogt of Warwick, NY, Donna Downing of Ridgewood, NJ, John Martel, Jr. of Matamoras, PA, James Martel of Palm Bay, FL and Dawn Signiski of Ringgold, GA; her 21 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; her twin sister, Jeanne Rathjen of Mesa, AZ and her younger sister, Shirley Dawson of Wayne, NJ. She was predeceased by her parents, Alfred DiCrosta and Madeline DiCrosta (nee Scoskie) of Lodi, NJ.

Dolly spent her life helping people. She was an RN retired from Saint Clare's Hospital, Sussex, NJ, who took care of everyone she knew. She volunteered at many local community organizations and had many friends at the Greenville Senior Leisure Club.

Dolly and Jack were members of the Hackensack Roller Skating Club and were the 1958 National Intra-Dance Champions.



Francis   Senna

Francis “Frank” G. Senna, age 73, of Oakland, NJ on Wednesday, October 1, 2008.  Born in New York City and raised in Fair Lawn, he was an Army veteran.  A man who enjoyed studying and working with flowers, he was a member of the Tri-State African Violet Council, member and past president of the Bergen County African Violet Society and member of the NJ Council of African Violet Judges.  He served as an Advanced African Violet Judge at numerous shows throughout the area.  Frank had an affection for cats and enjoyed spending time with them.
Frank was a member of the Skating Club of Hackensack and competed in Dance Competitions.

Beloved brother of Madeline Walters and Robert Senna.  He is also survived by three nieces, one nephew, five great nephews and three great nieces.

John ‘Jack’ Patrick McManus

Nov. 17, 1930 — Oct. 8, 2008
Published: Friday, October 10, 2008 1:21 AM EDT
KOKOMO — John “Jack” Patrick McManus, 77, died October 8, 2008, in the IU Medical Center in Indianapolis from complications of acute pancreatitis.

Jack was born on November 17, 1930, in Paterson, New Jersey, the son of the late Patrick and Anna McManus.  Jack served honorably in the United States Air Force during the Korean War and later attended George Washington University where he found a passion for journalism. Jack began a career at the Marion Chronicle-Tribune where he excelled as police beat reporter. He later accepted a position as an investigator for the Marion Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Martin Lake. Jack often spoke of his fondness of Martin Lake and the work he had done at the Chronicle-Tribune and the Prosecutor’s Office. After working for a year at The Herald Bulletin in Anderson, Jack began his final full time work for Active Products in Marion, Indiana, where he was the Personnel Supervisor for a company involved in the production and shipping of automotive parts to automotive assembly plants across the country. Jack’s vast array of accomplishments and honors include, but are not limited to: Marion Community Schools School Board Member (1988-1992); Inducted into the Marion Bowling Association Hall of Fame (1987); Held several offices, including President, in the Marion Bowling Association; member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity; Gold Level Judge - United States Amateur Roller Skating Association; Roller Skating Pro/Teacher with many national champions including world champions; Two-time United States Roller Skating Champion (1951, 1957); and was an active member of the American Legion, Post 317, Greentown. Jack’s biggest hobby, which ultimately became one of his professions, was artistic roller skating.  He studied this sport diligently and became one of the country’s foremost authorities in the disciplines of dance and freestyle, utlimately resulting in two National Championship titles and, after retiring from his amateur status, a Gold Level Judging Certification.  His association and contribuitions to this sport enabled him to coach some of the greatest athletes in the world into becoming national and world champions. Through his skating travels throughout the United States and overseas, Jack met Ingrid Marie Schweers.  In his words, she was the greatest woman figure skater that he had ever seen. Jack and Ingrid married on July 25, 1964.

For Jack, all of his accomplishments and honors were superceded by his love for his wife, Ingrid, his two sons, Ryan (Marcia) McManus and Scott (Jaime) McManus, his sister, Patricia (Gene) deLadurantaye, and his brother, Larry (Kathleen) McManus.  The importance of family, love, and friendship were his greatest gifts. It is for this that he will always be remembered.


Jack McManus, the man who laid the foundation for Mayor Wayne Seybold’s and his sister’s ice skating career, died Wednesday.

The Kokomo resident formerly worked as a reporter at the Marion Chronicle and was an investigator for the Grant County prosecutor’s office for several years.

Seybold said McManus and his wife, Ingrid, were the first coaches he and his sister ever had. The mayor said he was skating at Idyl Wyld Roller Rink when McManus told his parents their son had talent and that he should pursue skating. At the time, Seybold was 8 or 9 years old, and his sister, Kim, was about 7.

“He got us going and gave us a great foundation,” Seybold said. “He was the one who kind of discovered us, he and his wife, Ingrid.”
He said he and his sister probably wouldn’t have been as successful as they were if it hadn’t been for McManus. The coach taught them the basics of skating and gave them a good foundation that they carried with them throughout their career, he said.

Seybold described McManus as a strict coach but also a lot of fun.

McManus was the Seybolds’ coach for about six years. The two families have been in and out of contact with one another throughout the siblings’ skating career. Seybold said he visited McManus at the hospital in Indianapolis recently, before he died.

“We’re going to miss him,” Seybold said. “It’s not very often somebody can change somebody’s life like he changed mine and my sister’s.”

McManus’ other roots in Marion revolved around his skills as an investigator.

Alan Miller, a former C-T editor, said he worked with McManus at the Marion Chronicle, the evening newspaper, in the early ’60s. At the time, the newspaper had three reporters. Miller covered county government, and McManus covered city government.

“I don’t believe he had any formal journalism training,” Miller said about McManus. “He just had a real knack for gathering news. He was determined and wasn’t afraid of confronting people and not giving up until he got the story.”

McManus left the newspaper in 1978 to become the chief investigator for then-prosecutor Martin Lake.

Lake said he hired McManus, who served as the chief investigator for four years.

“He did simply a marvelous job,” Lake said.

Lake said he had known McManus for 40 years. Like Miller, Lake also worked with him at the newspaper.

“He was just an outstanding newspaperman,” Lake said about McManus. “There just wasn’t a better investigative reporter in my time at the Chronicle.”

Cards may be mailed to: Ingrid McManus, 425 Springmill Drive, Kokomo, Indiana 46902-5177

Jack McManus and partner Reene Warren
1957 National Junior Dance Champions

George Dahl -

George Dahl passed away on 10/21/08 from complications of heart surgery. George was a member of the Mineola F&D club and won the 1949 National Novice Dance Championship with his wife. George is survived by his wife Dorothy and a daughter.

Sadly missed along life's way,
Quietly remembered every day,
No longer in our life to share,
But in our hearts he's always there.

Family & Skating Friends

Eileen Laflin Loeffler

Eileen passed away on her 70th birthday in August of 2007 from heart complications.
Eileen skated for Twin City and Boulevard.  Eileen married Karl Loeffler also a skater and Karl lives in Florida.
Karl's address is on our mailing list.

Beautiful memories are treasured ever,
Of happy days when we were together.

Skating Friends
In Memory of John Dayney

January 17, 2008

John Dayney (1925 - 2008) died after a long illness at his Maryland home on January 11th.  He is survived by his wife, Barbara; his sons Jack and Randy; his daughter, Robin; and his sister, Odell Squire.  He is also survived by eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

John Dayney – or “Mr. Dayney”, as he was often called by skaters young and old – is best well known as a respected coach from Long Island, where he lived and taught for over 40 years at the Levittown Arena and the Bayshore Roller Rink.  He was inducted into the National Roller Skating Coach’s Hall of Fame in 1992. He was the National Elite Coach of the Year in 1999 and was nominated as Coach of the Year by the United States Olympic Committee.

John began skating in the early 1940s as a session skater in the local roller rink in Livonia, Michigan. There he met a young lady named Barbara Shoemaker.  The two of them began their competitive skating careers and they placed at the Nationals in Singles and, together, in Pairs. Theirs was a rink-side courtship and they married in 1946. John turned pro in 1948 and Barbara followed in 1954.  Their first club, Livonia’s Riverside, won the ARSA National High Point Trophy in 1955, and continued to win it through 1959.

In 1959, John and Barbara – and their three young children, Jack, Randy and Robin – moved to New York to teach at America on Wheels’ Levittown Arena on Long Island.  That club also won the National High Point Trophy all but two years until the merger of the two roller skating organizations in 1972.

After the merger, John and Barbara continued to teach at the Levittown Arena until it closed in 1986, at which point they moved to the nearby Bayshore Roller Rink, where they taught for an additional12 years.  They taught for several years in Commack, NY and at several rinks in New Jersey and then moved to Maryland in 2004, where they were welcomed by the National Capital Dance & Figure Club and all of the Southeast Region.

The Dayney’s expertise in Figures and Freestyle was portrayed in their excellent skaters throughout the years, including their own children Jack, Randy, and Robin. Of course, the talent for skating may be genetic, as it continued in the next generation with their granddaughter, April, and most recently, great-grandson, Deven, who at age 10, is already a National medalist.

Some of John and Barbara’s most notable accomplishments as skating coaches are:

•        Too many State, Regional and National champions to count

•        22 skaters who competed at the World Championships, including Randy and Robin

•        7 World Champions, including Randy

•        2 Pan Am Games Champions

John Dayney’s overarching contribution to the sport of roller skating went beyond the successes of his own skaters. It was during the merger of the two associations, for example, that he shared his extensive knowledge of international figure techniques with other American coaches. This was a significant factor in the success of the USA at the World Championships for many years.  He was also a major contributor at coaching and skating seminars and clinics, including the USOTC, and created an instructional video of freestyle technique.

John Dayney’s professional record was outstanding.  Equally notable was his impact on skaters as people, not just as athletes.  Generations of skaters learned a lot of important life lessons from Mr. Dayney – lessons that were taught through the lens of skating, but that impacted them far away from the rink. His skaters have said that Mr. Dayney taught them the value of hard work, dedication, preparedness, good sportsmanship, and consistency, and they took these lessons to heart as skaters, students, businessmen and women, parents, and, some of them, coaches.

No reminiscence of John Dayney would be complete without at least a brief mention of his dedication to the Yankees.  He stuck with them through thick and thin, much like he stood by his skaters whether they had a good day or bad at the rink.

The intensity of his involvement with skating was matched only by the intensity of his love for – and pride in – his family. John Dayney was a loving husband, father, brother, uncle, grandfather, and great-grandfather, and though his family may have ended up many miles away from each other, they were always close to his heart.

John Dayney was a giant in his field, and we will sorely miss his knowledge and love of roller skating.  Even more, however, we will miss the strength and friendship of a dear friend and family member, and our memories of him will live on.  He passed away at 1:17 AM on January 11th….1/11 at 1:17.  He would be happy to know that he went out with five 1’s!

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Audrey A. Faulkner  
(Home News Tribune)

Skating at the 2005 USARSA Reunion


Audrey A. Faulkner, 77, of Sewaren passed away peacefully Wednesday (Dec. 3, 2008) at her home with her loving and devoted family at her side. Born in Newark, she had resided in Sewaren for the past 44 years.

Before her retirement 14 years ago, she was employed for 25 years as a bookkeeper for Raritan Electrical in Edison. Audrey was an active square dancer, roller skater and enjoyed sewing.

She was predeceased by her parents, Howard and Lucy Duva Seaman; and her sister, Connie Schultz.
Surviving are her husband, Charles E. Faulkner of Sewaren; her son, William H. Schlueter and his wife, Judy, of Monroe Township; her daughter, Patricia L. Mattes and her husband, James, of Easton, Pa.; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

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Audrey Faulkner

                        Dave King

October 10, 1931 - December 13, 2008

David Joseph King, Jr., 77, of Vero Beach, Florida, died Saturday, December 13 at VNA Hospice House.

He was born October 10, 1931 in Oswego, New York and had been a resident of Vero Beach since 1996 coming from Clarkstown, N.Y.

Mr. King owned and operated his own Appliance Service Center. He worked for Pointe West, Vero Beach for 6 years and was active for many years with the local Little League Baseball.

He was a member of St. John of the Cross Catholic Church, Vero Beach

Dave was active in the Roller Skating circle, he managed Mt. Vernon Arena in New York and Boulevard Arena in New Jersey.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years Geraldine King of Vero Beach, FL;2 sons, Gerard King of Pomona, NY and Stefon King of Cheshire, CT and 3 Grandchildren.

Dave King

Larry G. Speicher  

Larry G. Speicher, 66, a resident of Hopedale for 20 years, died Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2008, in Uncasville, Conn., after a brief illness. Mr. Speicher was employed for 20 years as an English teacher at Milford High School in Milford until his retirement in 2006, and had previously been employed for 25 years as a teacher in Sayville, N.Y. In addition to teaching, he worked part-time as a shoe salesman for Payless Shoes in Milford, Bellingham and Franklin stores, and continued to work for Payless Shoes during his retirement. He was born Jan. 14, 1942, in Marion, Ind., son of the late Gene and Shirley (Hoover) Speicher. He previously lived on Long Island, N.Y., and Indiana. He received his bachelors degree in education from Ball State University in Muncie, Ind., and his masters degree from Hofstra University, Hempstead, N.Y. Mr. Speicher enjoyed judging and competing in roller skating events. He enjoyed all sports, especiallybasketball, and was a referee for basketball leagues in Milford and New York. He is survived by two daughters, Stacia Cochems and Jill Spina; and one sister; Sandy and her husband, Steve Courtney, of Quakertown, Pa.
Larry Speicher
William "Bill" Holland
William "Bill" Holland

Bill Holland passed away on January 18, 2009, he is survived by his wife Etta and daughter Denise.
Bill and Etta were competitive dance skaters from Livingston. Bill and Etta were National Contestants, skating at the same National Championships with their daughter Denise and partner Kerri Cavazzi
Alice M. Taylor, 64,

Alice M. Taylor, 64, a resident of Budd Lake for the past 38 years, died Oct. 20, 2008 at the Holly Manor Center in Mendham.
Born Dec. 22, 1943 in Jersey City, she was a daughter of the late Margaret Hehl Angelo and stepdaughter of the late Anthony Angelo.
Mrs. Taylor was a fiber optics technician employed by Thor Labs in Newton. She had a passion for competitive figure roller skating and competed nationally in the sport as a medalist. She loved watching her children compete in the same sport.
She was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Roman Catholic Church in Flanders.
Surviving are a son, Timothy and wife Jennifer of Budd Lake; two daughters, Kelli and husband Patrick Forte of Long Valley and Kristen and husband Garret Kievit of Hackettstown; two grandchildren, Laci and Angelo; and her best friend for over 50 years, Patricia Baumlin of Frenchtown.

All the members of the Skating Club of Boulevard
mourn the loss of our dear Alice Sloan. We send our heartfelt condolences to her family.
Alice Sloan Taylor
Hugh J. Devore

Hugh passed away on May 9th, 2009 at the age of 80.
He will be remembered by several clubs he represented, Boulevard,
Twin City, and Hackensack.
Hugh was a singles skaters, fours and pairs, he and his partner Betty Cunningham always placed at National Championships.
Always willing to share his ability with all novice skaters, you will remember Hugh for his wonderful smile and kind gentle words.

Hugh J. Devore
Russell Dunham - 12-18-2006
Cherie Radke Ellis
Cherie Radke Ellis and Dance Partner, Wayne Long (deceased) 1962 National Gold Medallist Intra Dance from Melrose Park, Illinois.
Cherie's husbamd Jim Ellis would like to hear from anyone who remembers Cherie.
Jim's E-mail -
Jay Brown
Irven L. BROWN (Jay) Jr.

BROWN, Irven L. (Jay) Jr. Of Lawrenceville, died Jan. 5, 2010.

Mr. Brown served as President of the New Jersey Amateur Roller Skating Association, Manager of the America on Wheels Capitol Arena in Trenton and the 1st Manager of Kendall Park Rink.

Jay was a gentleman and beloved by every roller skater, during his tenure he established scheduled skating compeitions for artistic and speed skaters every other week throughout the State of New Jersey.

Mr. Brown was predeceased by his wife Doris and is survived by his daughter Dawn Brown Kungl , husband Daniel Kungl and grandchildren.
Jay would have reached his 96th birthday in April.
Sadly missed by all.
Gloria Nord dies at 87
Mary Louise Leahey
December 8, 1931 - June 4, 1995
Robert De Franco - February 15, 2010
Nicholas Roberts - March 2010
AGE: 83
Robert L. Yovanovich, 83, of Menlo Park Terrace, died Thursday, May 13, 2010, at Care One at the Highlands, Edison. Born in Rahway, he resided in Menlo Park Terrace for 69 years. He was a self-employed landscaper contractor for 40 years, retiring in 1987. He was a member of the U.S. Amateur Roller Skating Assn., served on the Olympic committee for Roller Skating and was a member of the Raritan Valley Ski Club. He was a World War II Navy veteran.
He was predeceased by a brother, Alex. Surviving are his wife, June J. Pavia Yovanovich, to whom he was married for 54 years; two brothers, Daniel N. of Menlo Park Terrace, and Louis of Tennessee; and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 16 at the Flynn and Son Funeral Home, 23 Ford Ave., Fords. The funeral and interment will be private. For directions or to send condolence messages, visit our website

Published in Home News Tribune on May 14, 2010
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Kathleen Moclaire Scales



                  Bob was a member of the Levittown Skating Club, he skated                                        Senior dance with partners Judy Baust and Gaile Gilmartin.                  

Robert Lange
Raymond "Ray" T. Ernst
Jack Becker
To  all of the Roller skating world;

I  just got the news that Jack Becker passed away Sunday  Nov  28,  at  2:30 AM.   may  we all take a moment to give thanks for his presence in this world  and for all of the contributions that he made  to  the world of  skating.   He will be sorely missed by all who have known him and the wonderful person that he was,  and for all of the good works that he leaves as a legacy to those whose lives were touched by his presence!

Let us all join together in our prayers  and thoughts for his wife  Nancy, and daughter  Shalene

Danny Danner 

Anna Huylebroeck, 83, of Hazlet, passed away, Monday, January 3, 2011, at Riverview Medical Center.  She was born in Jersey City, residing there before moving to Hazlet 50 years ago.  She was a graduate of Snyder High School, Jersey City.  Anna was an amazing seamstress, loving wife, mother and grandmother who made every life she touched better and brighter through her sense of humor and compassionate wisdom.  She loved skating throughout her life, winning the 1944 National Championship in Pairs Roller Skating.  Anna shared her love of skating through teaching Tiny Tots Roller Skating to preschoolers and continued to skate until her passing.

Anna was predeceased by her parents, Pardo and Carmela Montanari Spedalieri; and two siblings, Isadore Spedaliere and Mary Santulli.  She is survived by her beloved husband, James Huylebroeck; her loving children, Karen Gretsuk of Hillsborough; and Keith Huylebroeck and his wife, Eileen of Bethlehem, PA; a dear sister, Antoinette Evans of Cliffwood Beach; and five cherished grandchildren, Tamara, Allison, Keith, Katie and Brian.  She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

Anna Spedalieri Huylebroeck
Another obit to report , a South Amboy Mom. Lorraine Ridgway was a USARSA tabulator, and Mom to Diane Ridgway Pulvermuller, and Lorraine Ridgway Davidson and a charter member of the South Amboy Skating Club.

Lorraine  Ridgway, 87, of Parlin died on Friday, Dec. 31, 2010 at the Briarwood Care Center, Sayreville. Born in Newark, she lived in Parlin for 55 years. She was last employed by J.J. Harrigan & Son, in Parlin as a secretary for 20 years. She was a member of Sacred Heart Church in South Amboy and was a member of the Holy Rosary Society and the Auxiliary of the Catholic War Veterans.
She was predeceased by her husband, Robert Ridgway in 1987; sisters, Joan Tanner, Eileen Wan; brother, Thomas Trainor. She is survived by her daughters, Diane Pulvermuller of Parlin, Lorraine Davison of Port Reading; three grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

Lorraine Ridgway.
Etta Holland
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Etta Holland
Susan Strincoski Bieniek

AGE: 52 • Old Bridge

Susan Strincoski Bieniek, 52, of Old Bridge, passed away peacefully Wednesday, March 30, 2011, at her home, with her loving family at her side. Born in New Brunswick, she had resided in Sayreville and East Pharsalia, N.Y. before moving to Old Bridge 20 years ago. Mrs. Bieniek was the owner of Susie's Grooming in Old Bridge.

She is predeceased by her parents, John and Laverne Stader Strincoski; and her brother, John "Skipper" Strincoski. Surviving are her husband, Edward; her children, Ryan, Corey and Trevor; her grandson, Dylan; her sister, Barbara Straczynski and husband Stanley of Sayreville; her brother, Jerry Strincoski of Manalapan; and her nieces and nephew, Haley, Michael and Desiree.

Published in Home News Tribune on April 1, 2011 
Here are her national skating stats, she skated mostly out of Carolier Skating Club but we knew her from South Amboy.

Strincoski, Susan New Jersey

1973 International Freshman Girls Figures 25

1973 Sophomore Pairs 14
Harold Schmidt

1974 Sophomore Ladies Singles 24

1975 Senior Fours 6
Gaglione, Wiggett, Nelson

1975 Sophomore Ladies Figures 17

1978 Junior Ladies Singles 6

Susan Strincoski
Jeanne Tiedemann 6-25/11
Jeanne Tiedemann passed away today June 25, 2011 at the age of 87. She passed in her sleep at 5:30am. Jeanne is survived by her sons Monte Tiedemann of Castro Valley, California and Randy Tiedemann of Lancaster, Pa. Jeanne with husband Raymond Tiedemann were the 1956 USRSA National Senior Dance Champions and World Team members. They enjoyed coaching competitive skaters for may years following their amatuer career. Services will be held Wednesday June 29,2011 at the Reynolds Funeral Home 144 E. State St. Quarryville, PA. Phone 717-203-3810
Bonita "Bonnie Lou" Crump Gale

On August 4th, 2011 Bonnie Lou left this earth, a caregiver herself died with her two devoted daughters constantly at her side. Bonnie was a member of the Skating Club of Boulevard with her brother Rev. Dennis Crump, Sr.
Bonnie was 66 and a widow. She and her daughters resided in Florida, condolences may be made to:
Cheri Vasquez & Lisa Peach Sevilla at 2812 34th Street, Lehigh Acres, FL 33976-4583. They are on Facebook too.
Bonita "Bonnie Lou" Crump Gale
Harry M. Smith, Jr.
Harry M. Smith Jr., age 78, died peacefully on September 12, 2011 at Florida Hospital Winter Park, surrounded by family. He was born on June 4, 1933 in Brooklyn, NY to the late Gladys E. Metterhouse and Harry M. Smith Sr. He was preceded in death by his sister and brother in law Joyce and Hank Hardecker and his longtime friends Widget and Scooter. He spent most of his life living in New York, until him and his wife moved to Oviedo, Florida several years ago.
Harry is survived by his wife, Gaile Gilmartin Smith; daughters, Tammi Smith and Gladys Shaub; son in law, Gary Shaub; granddaughter, Christie Shaub; niece and newphew, John and AnnMarie Hardecker as well as their children Nicole and Christopher; his brother in law, John Fusi; John's wife Susan and their daughter Melissa and his furry companion, Pogo. Though he had a small family, he was loved and appreciated by all.
As a boy, Harry spent a lot of time working in his father's garage. Eventually, Harry received a swimming scholarship to go to college, but was soon drafted into the U.S. Navy during the Korean War, where he later volunteered as a member of the UDT (Underwater Demolition Team). After serving time in the Navy, Harry worked for several different car dealerships, eventually working as a Service Manager, until he retired.
Harry enjoyed many things in life. When he was younger, he was an avid roller-skater, where he met his wife Gaile at Levittown Roller Skating Rink. He loved bowling, watching wrestling and Nascar. His favorite Nascar driver was Dale Earnhardt Sr. He was very knowledgeable and passionate about using his hands in the crafts of carpentry and auto repair. Many people still claim that it was Harry who taught them what they knew about these crafts. He and his wife Gaile enjoyed traveling and cruising, where he was able to visit many different parts of the world.
He loved spending time with his friends and family, with whom he could share any one of his unlimited stories. No matter what the topic, it seemed as though Harry had limitless knowledge – as if he frequently "stayed at a Holiday Inn Express". Despite this seemingly endless knowledge, Harry was still a very inquisitive man, who loved to find out EVERYTHING about everything. Those who knew him well can definitely vouch for his infinite questioning. He was a man who was known to make people laugh because of his witty sense of humor, which may have at times been deemed as slightly inappropriate, though not at all surprising to those who knew him well. He was ultimately a loving husband, father and grandfather and a great man who will surely be missed but will never be forgotten.

Oliver C. Heisler
Oliver C. Heisler, 64, of Palm Springs, Calif, formerly of Hackensack died Tuesday. He had been a visuals director of Bloomingdale's in Hackensack. He was a former New Jersey state roller-skating champion.
Raymond Musser

Raymond "Ray" Musser

Ray passed away 9/26/11 at his home in Hollywood, Florida after a 3 year battle with cancer. Ray was a great skater from Hackensack Skating Club, he excelled in speed and was a National Speed Champion. Ray also skated with Madelyn Higgins and took the Gold Medal in Novice Dance. Ray is survived by his daughter Robin.
more information to be posted.

Glenn A. Pulvermuller, Sr. - Age 60

Glenn formerly of New Egypt skated with Diane Ridgeway under the banner of South Amboy Skating Club, a USARSA
member. Glenn passed away suddenly Wednesday October 5, 2011. He is survived by his wife and best friend of 26 years, Alyse beloved daughter and partner Steven, Glenn, Jr. and Lynn Pulvermuller.
Glenn A. Pulvermuller
Carol (Seipp) Iwan, a long time national championship coach at North Avenue Roller way in Melrose Park, Illinois, passed away on December 20, 2011.

Before turning professional, Carol and her brother Tom won the 1953 Intermediate Dance National Championship and both earned the Gold Dance Proficency Medal.

Carol will be very missed by her kin, her friends, and especially by all of her former students.
Carol (Seipp) Iwan
Warren Danner

Warren Danner passed away Feb 6, 2012.  Warren and his wife Audrey were renowned coaches in the ARSA and the beginning of the merger with USAC/RS.  Warren had several world dance champions including Jane Puracchio Wojnarowsky and Jim Stephens, Bonnie Streicker and Tom Lambert, Jane Panky and Richard Horn. He started the dance team of Gary Callahan and Sherri Street.  Warren and Audrey taught in several areas of the USA including Vineland, NJ, Indiana, Michigan, Cincinnati and the Baltimore area.
Warren’s approach to dance was technical with a focus on the scientific aspects of the dance by fine tuning the skater’s accuracy, edge quality, timing and knowledge of the pattern. He strove to improve the performance of his skater’s by introducing the individual character of each dance.
Warren was a giant in his knowledge of Dance skating and always willing to give of his skills. He was “the Professor of International Dance Skating” to so many coaches, skaters and officials in the sport and will be missed.  Warren is survived by his wife Audrey, his son Danny (a national dance champion in the ARSA) and his daughter (Kelly).  Thank you for all the years of instruction and dedication to the sport.
(reprinted from USA Roller Sports)

Charlotte Owings
December 1978

Charlotte Owings

Charlotte Owings Gianneschi

World Championship Contestant from Marion, Indiana
past away in December 1978 during a blizzard which hampered her funeral.

Charlotte garnered many medals during her skating career.

As of this date 2/12/12 her parents live in Burbank, CA.
They are 100 and 99 years young respectfully.

Charlotte was married to Larry Gianneschi.

Marvin L. Facher

Marvin L. Facher

Marvin L. Facher passed away on April 24, 2012. Services will be held at Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, 68 Old Short Hills Road, Livingston, N.J., on Wednesday, April 25, at 12 noon. Born Jan. 4, 1920, in Jersey City, N.J., Marvin resided in Maplewood, N.J., and Short Hills, N.J., for much of his life. He was a graduate of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and took much pride from his relationship with the school and his attendance at reunions. Marvin served his country in World War II as a member of the 5th Air Force on New Guinea, Leyte and Japan. He was the chairman and chief executive officer of America on Wheels, a chain of roller skating rinks located throughout the East Coast. He was a leader in the roller skating industry and served in many national positions, including as president of the Roller Skating Association. Marvin also was active in many charities. He was a national vice president of the Muscular Dystrophy Association, and especially enjoyed his appearances on the national telethon. He was a member of Temple B'nai Abraham and its men's club. Most importantly, Marvin was a caring and gentle man who cherished life. He, in turn, was cherished by all who knew him for his kind and patient manner, and his generous spirit. Marvin was the beloved husband of Lois for 62 years; the adored father of Marcy Schwartz and Lauren Iselin and their spouses, Mark and Harold, and the adoring grandfather of Evan, Glenn, and Dana Schwartz and David, Alex and Michael Iselin, and his great-granddaughter, Isla Schwartz. He will be deeply missed. The family requests that contributions in Marvin's memory be made to Temple B'nai Abraham, Livingston, N.J.

Published in Star-Ledger on April 25, 2012
Ed Morton

Date of Birth: Tuesday, November 2nd, 1926

Date of Death: Friday, August 24th, 2012

Funeral Home:
Carmen F. Spezzi and Maliszewski Funeral Homes
15 Cherry Lane
Parlin, New Jersey,

Edward H. Morton age 85 of the Parlin section of Sayreville passed away Friday August 24th 2012 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick. Born in Jamaica Plain, Mass., he has resided in Parlin for the past 48 years. Before his retirement 23 years ago he was employed as a machine operator for Kimberly Clark in Spotswood for 30 years. Mr. Morton was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and a communicant of Saint Bernadette’s R. C. Church in Parlin where he was a member of the Holy Name Society and was a church usher.

Surviving are his wife of 56 years Rosemary Cardoza Morton, his sons Victor and his fiancée Bonnie in Old Bridge, Gary and his wife Muriel, Scott and Glenn and his companion Angie all of Parlin, his brother Roy Morton and his wife Beverly of Mass., his sister Patricia Warren of California, 7 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.

Edward Morton
Mildred Kraemer
Mildred Kraemer - 12/25/2012

Our beloved "Millie" former dance skater from Skating Club of  Boulevard and Hackensack left this life after a battle with cancer. Millie turned Pro at Hackensack and worked with Phil Pinto to bring many Championships to their Club. Millie was married to Andy Kraemer (predeceased). Mille was from Brick, NJ and was actively working at the local ballfield, she enjoyed every minute of it. This picture was taken at the 2005 USARSA Reunion.
Mildred Kraemer, age 83, of Brick Twp., died Tuesday, December 25 at her home. Born in Passaic, NJ, she was a resident of Brick for the past 12 years and formerly of Mantua, Wenonah and Jackson, NJ.

Mildred had worked at the Matawan Office of the NJ Motor Vehicle Commission, also she worked at the Safari Hut food stand at Great Adventure during the 1970’s and 1980’s and she had worked at the Lakewood Blue Claws Stadium since their inaugural season. She liked going to the casinos in Atlantic City and Mildred was also the 1955 Champion in Junior Dance for the US Amateur Roller Skating Association.

Mildred was predeceased by her husband, Andrew Kraemer. She is survived by two sons, Richard Kraemer and wife Loretta Postell of New Egypt and Keith Kraemer of Lambertville; a brother, Richard Vass and wife Dorothy of Mt. Pleasant, SC and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Mildred will be held on Friday, January 4 at 11:30 AM at the Chapel of the BGWCD Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 350 Province Line Road in Wrightstown, NJ (Please meet at the funeral home by 11:00 AM to drive to the cemetery in procession). Calling hours will be on Thursday, January 3 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM and 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Tilghman Funeral Home, 52 Main Street in New Egypt

Ackerman, Linda M.

Linda M. Ackerman, 65, died on April 20, 2013 in Scottsdale, Arizona after a courageous fight against cancer. She was born on March 12, 1948 in Paterson, New Jersey to Carl and Maria Ackerman. She graduated in 1966 from Paramus High School in New Jersey. She moved to Arizona in 1968, and later attended Maricopa Community Colleges. She worked in real estate land sales, as well as for Armour Dial, SRP, Mayo Clinic, PCS Health Systems and Phoenix College. She is survived by her mother Maria Ackerman, sister Gloria McNeil, nephews Sean McNeil, Chris McNeil & Carl McNeil, niece Nicole McNeil, all of Las Vegas, Nevada, her Aunt Jean Seyfried of Secaucus, New Jersey, her cousins Steve Seyfried and Michael Seyfried, and her dear friend Ed Battershell. Linda was an award winning roller skater in her younger years and loved traveling, gardening, cooking, reading and being with friends. She loved animals, and everyone knew her canine companion, Toby. She had a lovely smile, a delightful laugh, made instant friends with anyone she met and was loved by everyone. There will be no services. Donations in her memory can be made to Hospice of the Valley, 602-530-6900.

Linda Ackerman
Ronald Francesconi
Ronald Francesconi - 65 of Port Richey, Florida, died
October 1, 2013. Survived by sister Barbara Abbott, Nieces, Lisa & Amanda; great nephews, Anthony, Ashton & Jackson.

Departed this life on November 20, 2013 in Sarasota, FL. Beloved mother of Kenny Viands and Heather Pfaff; beloved grandmother of Jaxin Cole, Hunter Viands, and Kaelyn Karasch. She is also survived by her siblings, Becky Alexander, Jerry Papageorge and wife, Shorty, and Robin Ayres; a nephew and niece, Dennis Clanton and Jennifer Kuhstoss. Genie was a roller skating champion and excelled in speed from Bladensburg Skating Club.

Eugenia "Genie" Papageorge

Daniel J. Kungl HIGHLAND, MD - Daniel J. Kungl passed away peacefully at Gilchrist Hospice in Columbia, MD, on Dec. 11, 2013.  Born on April 7, 1934, in Trenton NJ, Daniel was the second of four children born to Michael and Anna Kempl Kungl. He grew up in the Yardley, Fallsington area of Pennsylvania and graduated from Pennsbury High School. He attended Trenton Junior College, graduated from Penn State University with a BS degree in electrical engineering and earned a master's degree in business administration from Rider University.  Dan retired from Princeton University's Plasma Physics Lab after more than 40 years of service. He lived in Bordentown Township for 43 years prior to moving to Highland, MD, in 2011. As a member of the Church of the Sacred Heart in Trenton, Dan served as a lector for many years at the 5:15 Saturday evening Mass.  He enjoyed being a member of the church's golf and bowling teams. He was a former member of the Olde York Country Club, where he had two holes in one.  Mr. Kungl was very active in the Bordentown Township Youth Basketball League, both as president of the league and coach.  He was also an officer and a coach in the Bordentown Township Youth Soccer Association and played in the Men's Adult League, and was also a FIFA referee. He helped coach several of his children's baseball and softball teams in the Bordentown area.  Dan played for several years in the Princeton University Golf League and was a former member of the Bordentown Township Senior Citizens Club.  Dan met his wife of 47 years, the former Dawn Brown, at the Capital Skating Rink.  He became a member and officer of the Capital Skating Rink and won several national and state figure skating championships and was also a Gold judge. A true sports fan, Dan loved watching the Phillies and Eagles and enjoyed attending the Princeton University's Men's basketball and football games.  He liked to go skiing with his family and playing tennis with his son and daughter in local doubles leagues. Dan was predeceased by his mother, Anna; father, Michael; stepmother, Blanche and brothers, Michael and Robert.  He is survived by his wife, Dawn;  his son and daughter-in-law, Daniel J and Beverly Kungl; his daughter and son-in-law, Kristi and Paul DeIuliis; his seven grandchildren, Daniel III, Michael, Reilly and Ella Kungl; Cameron, Nathan and Max DeIuliis; his sister, Barbara Fordham and his brother and sister-in-law, Jay R and Gerry Brown and several nieces and nephews. Calling hours are Thursday morning from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Hartmann Memorial Home, 2830 Nottingham Way, Mercerville, NJ 08619. A  Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in the Church of the Sacred Heart, 343 S. Broad St., Trenton, NJ.  Entombment will take place at the St. Mary's Cemetery Mausoleum in Hamilton, NJ. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions can be made to the Church of the Sacred Heart, 343 S. Broad St., Trenton, NJ 08608.
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John R. Esposito, Jr. - 4/26/14
John Raymond Esposito Jr.
(November 4, 1943 - April 26, 2014)

U.S. Veteran John R. Esposito Jr.,70, of Fort Myers, FL died on April 26, 2014 at the Gulf Coast Medical Center, Fort Myers, FL.

An Army veteran, he was an ice skating and roller skating coach, both in Fort Myers and Jacksonville, FL; he also coached football at Nease High School.

Father of Nicole R. Esposito ofFort Myers, FL and Michael J. Esposito of Jacksonville, FL, heis also survived by his 3 grandchildren.

A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 3:00 PM in the Chapel of Affordable Cremations and Horizon Funeral Home, 1605 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers, FL.

John skated for Twin City Skating Club, Elizabeth, NJ. He was a medallist in Speed, Singles, Mixed Pairs and Fours, John and his Mixed Pairs partner Barbara Jablonski Collins garnered a Bronze Medal at the 1962 World Championships in Essen Germany.
John was dedicated to the Roller Skating sport in his skating, Coaching and eventually was a vendor for skating wheels.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be sent to Caleb Crusades, P O Box 60017, Fort Myers, FL 33906.

God Bless John - Rest In Peace

FARNEY, Joan “Renee” Aulberry, age 67 of Vandalia, passed away Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at Hospice of Dayton. She was born October 6, 1947 in Marion, IN, daughter of the late Joseph & Ruby (Sperling) Aulberry. Renee was a member of St. Christopher Catholic Church and retired after 36 years as a Flight Attendant with TWA. During her retirement she enjoyed her time as a bus driver with the Vandalia-Butler City School District. Renee is survived by her loving sister, Sharron Exline, brother, Michael Aulberry and her nephews, Trent and Sean Exline. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 am, Thursday, January 22, 2015 at St. Christopher Catholic Church, 435 E. National Rd., Vandalia with Fr. Francis Keferl officiating. Interment will follow at Poplar Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church on Thursday from 10:00 am until time of service. Arrangements entrusted to Morton & Whetstone Funeral Home, Vandalia. "Renee" was a National Gold Medallist from Marion, Indiana.
Marie Moore -  01/02/15
Marie was a great skater from Twin City and later came  to Boulevard with her friends and husband, they skated Fours and were National Champions. Marie and Art were dance skaters and also garnered many medals. They coached at Kendall Park, wonderful dedicated skaters.
Ronald E. Paterno

Ronald E. Paterno passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at Cooper Medical Center, Camden, NJ. Born in Elizabeth, NJ, Ron was 68 years old. He was a resident of Cinnaminson and formerly of Matawan, NJ.
Ron was a skillful contractor for Security Fence of South Jersey, specializing in fence sales for over 30 years. He also spent many years in the banking and insurance industries. He was a 1968 graduate of Seton Hall University, and later received his MBA and Doctorate Degree in Statistical Mathematics from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Ron had a joint Dissertation that was published in the Harvard Business Journal.
He enjoyed cooking for family and friends, hosting parties, the arts, cars (especially his red VW), fine wine, traveling, roller skating, dancing, playing the piano, photography, gardening and caring for animals. Skated for Boulevard and South Amboy Roller Skating Clubs.
Beloved husband of the late Andria Paterno. Loving father of Matthew Paterno and his wife Jenica Chua, brother of David Paterno and his wife Victoria and best friend, his beloved dog Dozer.
"Ron is the best father anyone could ask for."
Relatives and friends are invited to attend Ron's Life Celebration on Saturday, October 10th at Snover/Givnish of Cinnaminson 1200 Route 130 North. The gathering of family and friends will be between 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. with his Memorial Service at 12 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Burlington Animal Shelter 35 Academy Drive, Westampton, NJ 08060
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Ronald E. Paterno - 10/6/15
George Angelo 4/29/16
George R. Angelo, 83, formerly of Old Bridge, NJ passed away on Tuesday March 29, 2016 at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center, New Brunswick, NJ.

Born and raised in Jersey City, NJ moving to Old Bridge, NJ in 1962 before settling in Jackson in 2014.

George was an avid chess player, he enjoyed umpiring baseball, refereeing football, playing racketball and was a diehard Notre Dame fan. Loved vacationing in Wildwood Crest with his extended family. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him. George skated for the Boulevard Skating Club - speed, dance and hockey, beloved by all the skaters, a wonderful friend to all.

He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years Marion (Caruso), four daughters Karen and Husband Tim, Diane and Jerry, Janet and husband Jim, Michele and five grandsons Colin, Kyle, Timothy, Connor and Nicholas who lovingly referred to him as "Pop George", and a sister Rosemarie

"Chester Fried
We are sad to inform you that roller skating aficionado, Chester Fried, passed away in his home on December 14, 2016.

Chester began skating in the early 1950s in New York, and began collecting roller skating artifacts in the 1960s. As a former New York State Champion, he moved to South River, New Jersey, in 1969 and worked as the office manager in the family's chemical plant, Fried Industries in Middletown.

When Chester wasn't working, he was at the skating rink training for the next contest, or hunting down skating relics at flea markets. Along with what he found, other items were passed along to him by skaters from all over the country.
Chester was quoted in a New Tribune article in 1987, "Skating is my life. I've been skating since I was seven years old, and I've been a competitive skater since 1954". He said, "I just love the sport. It helps keep me slim and trim and it's fun. I wouldn't be the same without it." Loved by all who knew him, he never met a person he didn't like. And skating and his many friends would not be the same without him.

With Chester's love of skating and its history, he became one of the eight founders of the National Museum of Roller Skating in Lincoln, Nebraska. A living encyclopedia of roller skating facts, Chester's legacy of skating remains with the National Museum of Roller Skating, incorporated in 1980 and attaining enough artifacts to open in 1982.

A staple in the roller skating industry, Chester was inducted into the USA Roller Sports National Roller Skating Distinguished Service Hall of Fame in 1997. He received the Al Kish Attaway Special Service Award in 2012 from the Roller Skating Association for writing articles for the awareness of roller skating in many of the industry’s roller skating publications. Chester’s wealth of knowledge in what was going on in the roller skating industry surpassed none other.

Generous with his time, skills, knowledge and heart, he will be sorely missed.

Chester Fried - 12/14/16

Patrick J. MageeAGE: 80 • Surf CityPatrick J. Magee, 80, of Surf City, passed away Friday, September 22, 2017, at RWJ University Hospital, Hamilton.Born in Trenton, he was a Trenton area resident until moving to Surf City several years ago. A Graduate of Trenton Catholic Boys High School, St. Joseph's College, Philadelphia, PA, and a member of the U.S. Naval Reserve, Patrick was a retired Director at Mercer County Board of Social Services, Trenton, where a section of the Board of Social Services was named in his honor as the "Patrick J. Magee Workforce Development Center". He was a longtime member of Our Lady of the Angels Parish, Trenton, and the Ancient Order of Hibernians, Msgr. Crean Division, Hamilton. He was Past-President of the County Welfare Directors Association of NJ, the National Secretary American Public Welfare Association, Vice-Chairman of the Board of Mercer County Geriatric Center, was President and Hunt Captain of the Sportsmen's Fish and Game Protective Association, a NJ State, NY State and United States Champion roller skater, a US Amateur Roller Skating Association Bronze, Silver, and Gold Dance Judge and taught roller skating at Capitol Rink, Trenton. He coached baseball and softball at Hamilton Little Lads, Hamilton Babe Ruth and Cook AA and coached ice hockey at Lawrence Hockey Association.Son of the late Francis "Pat" and Frances A. Marren Magee, he is survived by his wife of 50 years Isabelle M. Doyle Magee, his children Michele (Justin) Sciarra, Maureen (Shawn) McCloud, Patrick (Cheri) Magee, Michael (Sarah) Magee and Kevin Magee, his grandchildren Shannon, Patrick, Kerry, Matthew, Emma, Andrew, Sophia, Angela, Isabelle, Maggie and Sadie, his sister Mary (James) Conlon, his sisters-in-law Margaret McGuire, Susan (David) Zola, and Doris Whitman, his brothers-in-law Henry Doyle and Thomas (Roseann) Doyle and several nieces, nephews and god children. He was also pre-deceased by his sisters-in-law Nan, Mary, Mae, Winifred and Sheila Doyle and Maureen Kennedy and brothers-in-law Raymond McGuire, Raymond Whitman and Donald Kennedy.Funeral services will be Thursday, September 28, 2017, at 8:30 AM from Kingston & Kemp Funeral Home, 260 White Horse Ave., Hamilton (www.Kingstonand Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 9:30 AM at Our Lady of the Angels Parish at Immaculate Conception Church, 540 Chestnut Ave., Trenton.Interment will follow at Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery, 400 Woolsey St., Hamilton.Relatives and friends may call on Wednesday from 3 to 7 PM at the funeral home.
Patrick Magee - 9/25/17

George Schmitt
Burt Brinkerhoff - 10-5-45 to 3-2-18
Burt Brinkerhoff - 3-2-18
Chester Brosonski - 8/29/18

Chester J. Brosonski (1936 – 2018)

Chester Brosonski, 81, of Bloomingdale, New Jersey, passed on August 29, 2018. He is survived by his beloved daughter, Dawn Barnes, and beloved son-in-law Stewart Barnes; his cherished granddaughter Meagan Barnes; his loving brothers Richard Brosonski, Robert Brosonski, Willie Brosonski, and John Brosonski; his loving sisters-in-law Deborah Brosonski, Maria Brosonski, and Christine Kronicz; his adored nieces, Cassandra Gorshkov and her husband Sergey, Christine Brosonski, and Lauraine Ayre; and his adored nephew Artie Brosonski and his wife Samantha. Chester was predeceased by his loving parents, Dorine and Chester Brosonski, and by his beloved sister, Dorine Ayre.

Chester — who was known as Chet for the majority of his life, but in his later years, found he was starting to like it when his full name was used — was born and raised in Jersey City, New Jersey. Growing up, he enjoyed sports of all kinds, becoming quite the accomplished athlete. A former Hudson County swimming champion, Chester, along with his brothers, developed what became a nearly lifelong passion for roller skating. During the 1950s, he won many top awards as both a speed and artistic skater. Chester was especially proud to be a 1956 New Jersey State Champion in Senior Men Speed, Relay, and North & South; the 1957 America On Wheels Champion in Senior Men; and the 1957 United States Champion in Senior Men Speed. Chester and his brothers skated for Boulevard Skating Club, Bayonne, NJ