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Elaine (Bogush) Pajewski

October 3, 1942 ~ November 30, 2021 (age 79)

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Jefferson Township:   Elaine Pajewski passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at home.  She was 79 years of age.

Elaine was born in Paterson and raised in Little Falls.  She lived in Montville for 42 years before moving to the Lake Shawnee section of Jefferson 15 years ago.

Mrs. Pajewski worked in the school cafeteria at Morris Catholic HS, Mt. Lakes HS and West Essex HS before retiring 15 years ago.

Elaine was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother and a member of Our Lady Star of the Sea Church in Lake Hopatcong.

Her main focus during her life was to spend as much time with her family as she could which included vacationing as well as playing card games and boating on the lake with her grandchildren.

Survived by her loving husband of 58 years, Thaddeus.

Beloved son Scott and wife Kristan of Sparta along with their children, Madison & Thaddeus.

Dear daughter Kimberly Burrowes and husband Scott of Fairfield along with their children, Alexander, Zachary & Nicholas.

Cherished brother Harry Bogush and wife Mary of Columbia, NJ.

Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held 5-8pm on Friday, December 3, 2021 at the Bermingham Funeral Home, 216 S. Main St., Wharton.

A funeral mass will be held 10am on Saturday at Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, 204 Espanong Rd., Lake Hopatcong, NJ 07849.

Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Elaine’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. 

Family request masks to be worn at the visitation. 

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December 3, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Bermingham Funeral Home
216 S. Main Street
Wharton, NJ 07885

Funeral Mass
December 4, 2021

10:00 AM
Star of the Sea Church, Locust Hill Cemetery, Lake Hopatcong, Dover

Interment following funeral service
December 4, 2021

Gate of Heaven Cemetery
225 Ridgedale Avenue
East Hanover, NJ 07936


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856
Web: http://www.stjude.org/

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