The Times, Trenton, New Jersey, Tuesday, August 15, 2006
PENNINGTON -- Vasile Hontau, 60, died Sunday at the Capital Health System at Fuld.
Born in Buciumi, Romania, Mr. Hontau came to the United States in 1989 and was a Lawrenceville and then Pennington resident.
He was currently employed as a real estate agent with Better Homes of New Jersey and previously with Weichert Realtors. Also Mr. Hontau was owner of United Languages Inc. since 1995, providing professional translation services. He was previously employed as an accountant with Arora & Associates, a PC engineering consulting firm. When in Romania he worked as chief economist with the Medical Research Institute in Cluj-Napoca. He earned his master's degree in Economics from the Institute of Economics, University Babes-Bolay, Cluj-Napoca.
Mr. Hontau was a member of the Holy Name Society of St. Basil's Church. He was very dedicated to his wife and children; they were the most important people in his life. He helped his family, especially his mother, sister, mother-in-law and family in Romania. Mr. Hontau was much loved by his family and friends. He will be sadly missed. May God bless his soul.
Son of the late Vasile Hontau and brother of the late Angela Vasiu, he is survived by his wife Lucia Crisan Hontau of Pennington; his daughter Angela Hontau of Alexandria, VA; his son Lucian Hontau of Ewing Township; his mother Rozalea Durus Hontau of Cluj-Napoca, Romania; sister and brother-in-law Maria and Ioan Potra of Cluj-Napoca; brother-in-law Constantin Vasiu of Cluj-Napoca; and two nephews, Adrian Vasiu of Tucson, AZ and Lucian Vasiu of Cluj-Napoca.
The funeral will be 9:30 a.m. Thursday from the Winowicz Funeral Home, Adeline and Beatty streets.
Funeral services will be conducted 10 a.m. Thursday in St. Basil's Romanian Catholic Church with Fr. George David officiating.
Burial will be in St. Basil's Church Cemetery, Hamilton Township.
Calling hours will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with the Holy Name Rosary being recited at 6:45 p.m. followed by Saracuta services at 7 p.m.
Memorial donations are to be made to St. Basil's Church, 238 Adeline St., Trenton, NJ 08611.