UMEK, BARTOLOMEUS S.
A funeral service took place April 1 for Bartolomeus S. Umek, 69, of Union City. He passed away March 26. He was born in West New York and lived most of his life in Union City. He was a police officer with the West New York Police department for 12 years, then he joined the Military Ocean Terminal (MOT) Bayonne until 1994 where he was a DOD, Department of Defense Police. He also served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War where he received the Purple Heart. Bartolomeus was the husband of Maryjane Umek and the father of Dawn, Salvatore and Marlana Umek. He was the brother of Linda Finkeldie and Christina Cardullo. He was also the grandfather of Deanna Varela, Arianna Diaz, Gina, Isabella, Sophia and Antonella Umek. Services arranged by the Leber Funeral Home, Union City.