in memoriam

In Memoriam - 2019

The Port Authority Retirees Association, Inc. (PARA) would like to recognize our former colleagues who have died, listed below, for their service and friendship over the years. We thank their families for allowing us a glimpse into their lives, and for the opportunity to honor them on these pages.

These obituaries are not comprehensive. They reflect notifications to PARA by the deceased’s family, friends and/or colleagues. If you have an obituary you would like to submit, please help us by including the deceased’s date of retirement, primary or last department/area where the deceased worked, length of service, any personal details typical of an obituary, and any direction for their remembrance. Submit this information by going to the Contact Us page and selecting "In Memoriam" in the Topics field.

 

Name Date of Retirement Date of Death Position
Joseph J. Warhola 7/28/2012 12/30/2019 Police Officer - EWR
Joseph W. Mizzi 12/31/1996 12/18/2019  
Anthony (Tony) John Latacz 1/24/1998 12/18/2019 Police Officer
Luis Deliz 4/1/1989 11/30/2019 Aviation Maintenance
Joseph G. Delaney 1/31/2009 11/29/2019  
Ann C. Ewen 12/21/2002 11/29/2019 TB&T Tolls
William “Billy” Doyle   11/24/2019 PATH Motorman Engineer
Joseph A. Lopes 4/9/1994 11/27/2019 Police Detective
John C. Teel 2/24/1996 11/25/2019 Electrician
Robert S. Fabiszak 1/18/2003 11/23/2019 Police Officer
Robert F. Brack Sr. 11/19/1994 11/22/2019 Police Officer
Alan F. Forziati 12/8/2000 11/20/2019 WTD
Kenneth C. Perrine 10/25/1998 11/19/2019 Police Officer
Judy Spataro   11/17/19 Retired Det. Sal Spataro’s Wife
Robert "Bob" Everlanka 8/29/1981 11/11/2019  
K9 Nero 4/20/2007
(date of birth)
4/28/2018 E.O.W. 11/9/2019
William Vincent White 3/14/1998 11/8/2019 Police Detective
Brian L. O'Mara   11/1/19 Engineer, PATH Transportation
Mary Jo Kearney   11/1/2019 Wife of Retiree Tom Kearney
Stephen J. Donnelly 1/21/1995 10/31/2019 Police Detective
James J. Nachstein 9/7/1996 10/30/2019 Chief Inspector
Richard A. 'Dick' Fredholm 1/28/1995 10/22/2019 EWR
Kevin C. Higgins 11/18/2010 10/20/2019 PABT
Jameson Doig 6/12/33
(date of birth)
10/19/19 Wrote the book on the Port Authority
James G. Golaszewski 4/1/1978 10/1/2019 Police Officer
Keith G. Girouard 5/14/2019 9/26/2019 Electrician
Richard W. O'Hare 3/25/2006 9/9/2019 Electrician
Robert A. Miller   9/7/2019 No Information
William Henry Gerstle Jr. 8/16/1979 8/31/2019  
Joseph Jay Randazza 7/18/1981 8/21/2019 Police Sergeant
Frank Sinnott   8/15/2019  
Julius T. Warzybok 2/10/1988 8/8/2019  
James Lee Fleishell   8/7/2019 Executive Director of the New York Harbor Festival
Andrew Joseph "Panda" Rizzo 12/31/1996 8/5/2019 Electrical Forman - EWR
Allan J. Lonschein 8/1/1991 8/1/2019 Port
Edward Michael McCaffrey   7/25/2019 Police Lieutenant
Roy F. Arena   7/11/2019 EWR
Alice Brown   7/7/2019 wife of Retiree Raymond M. Brown, Chief of Training, TB&T
Raymond P. Mannion 5/1/1999 6/26/2019  
Thomas Butler 12/30/2000 6/26/2019  
Pearl M. Clemente 4/26/1986 6/24/2019 Records clerk
Christopher P. O'Halloran 7/29/2006 6/20/2019  
Robert Jones 7/8/1996
(date of hire)
6/16/2019 Police Lieutenant - JFK
Marilyn G. Guilfoyle 12/5/1996 6/12/2019 Administrative Secretary
Robert Joseph Walsh, Sr. 12/28/1996 6/7/2019 Supervisor
William J. Leahy 4/26/1993
(date of hire)
6/6/2019 Police Officer - JFK
Sabrina W. Coston 10/6/1986
(date of hire)
6/3/2019 General Patron Services Supervisor - PABT
William "Bill" Grabler 12/31/2002 6/2/2019  
Jack Munoz   6/2/2019  
Vincent DellaCerra 1/29/2007 5/26/2019 Toll Collector
John E. Haupert 12/30/1995 5/22/2019 Treasurer
John F. Pytel 1/14/1994 5/21/2019 Police Officer
Anthony P. Fusco, Sr. 3/29/2004 5/19/2019 Police Detective
John Joseph McVetty 12/31/1996 5/5/2019 Engineering
Richard (Red) Joseph Zwycewicz 12/31/1996 5/3/2019 Chief Maintenance Supervisor - JFK
Melchior (Mike) D'Angelo 12/28/2002 5/2/2019 Engineer
Sam Arne Nordmark 1/14/1995 4/28/2019 Police Detective
George Laing Rover 12/31/1996 4/26/2019 HVAC Engineer
Robert (Bob) Yturraspe 11/17/2010 4/24/2019 Maintenance Supervisor - JFK
William (Bill) C. Gibson 7/27/1985 4/21/2019 Far East Director for the Port Authority
Eugene Pierre Schepers III 5/15/1999 4/21/2019 Architecture
Eugene Pierre Schepers III 5/15/1999 4/21/2019 Architecture
James P. McKillop 1989 4/20/2019  
Timothy P. McNamara 1/8/2006 4/6/2019 Toll Collector
Deborah J. Coady MD.   4/4/2019 PA Medical
Emanuel Angelo Baratta 1/10/1976 3/31/2019 Police Officer
Michael Edmund Teel 1/27/2018 3/21/2019 Police Officer
Steven M. Cernak 7/15/2017 3/16/2019 Manager - Port Development
Paul Dante Segalini 6/30/2007 3/11/2019 Director of Labor Relations
Michael G. Carnevale 1/5/2000 3/4/2019 Police Lieutenant
John Maini 5/12/1979 3/1/2019 Police Officer
John Santomenno 5/13/1971 2/16/2019 Police Officer
John Francis DeSanto 1/15/1983 2/12/2019 Assistant Director of Personnel
Carroll F. White 3/3/1990 1/25/2019 Senior Research Engineer
Sandra Elaine Dixon 10/1/2018 1/25/2019 Client Rep
Thomas James O'Reilly, III 7/9/1988 1/22/2019 Detective Sergeant
Michael A. Burke 10/31/2017 1/19/2019 IT
Donald Korba 1/29/1994 1/13/2019 EWR
Michael Kelly 2/10/2017
(date of hire)
1/11/2019 Police Officer
Michael E. Colbert   1/8/2019  
Benjamin M. DuBose 5/2/1977 1/7/2019 Police Officer
William J. Thomas 7/8/1996
(date of hire)
1/5/2019 Police Officer
William G. "Bill" Backes Jr. 1/10/1981 1/2/2019 Police Officer