first_imgA mass of Christian burial was celebrated Nov. 3 at St Catherine’s Church in Middletown for Mary R. Kelly, 74, of Secaucus. She passed away Oct. 29. Mary was born and raised in Jersey City, a daughter of the late Genevieve and Michael Sisk. She moved to Secaucus 23 years ago. Mary was a clerk with the US Postal Service for many years at the Jersey City Bulk Post Office. Mary loved spending time with her family, she also enjoyed days out shopping. Mary is survived by her husband of 29 years, Michael Kelly, and her son Frankie Stromberg and his wife Leslie. Mary is also survived by two brothers, William (Patricia) Sisk and James (Lola) Sisk; two grandchildren Chad and Megan Kehoe and one great grandchild along with many nieces and nephews. Mary was predeceased by her siblings Richard and Michael Sisk, Agnes Simmons, Genevieve Hoffman and Catherine Misiak.Services arranged by the Scott and Kedz Home for Funerals, Belford.last_img read more

London Games: Bolt Accuses Gatlin of Disrespect

first_imgGatlin, considered his main 100m rival, was among those who claimed the Jamaican – who has struggled with a hamstring injury – got preferential treatment he would not receive were he American.“He’s injured, gets a medical pass, that’s what his country does. Our country doesn’t do that,” Gatlin, who has twice served doping bans, was quoted as saying in the American press.At the Olympic Stadium on Friday night, Bolt finished 0.15 seconds ahead of Panama’s Alonso Edward in second, with Britain’s Commonwealth silver medallist Adam Gemili third.The fastest 200m time of the year is 19.74 by United States sprinter LaShawn Merritt, while Bolt’s word record – set in 2009 – is 19.19.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Usain Bolt accused sprint rival Justin Gatlin of “disrespect” after the six-time Olympic champion won the 200m at the Anniversary Games in London. Bolt, 29, clocked 19.89 seconds in his first appearance since pulling out of the Jamaican trials. He was picked for the Olympics after getting a medical exemption, leading to comments from Gatlin and others.“For me I felt it was a joke, I felt it was a disrespect they think I’d back out of a trials,” said Bolt. “I’ve proven myself year on year that I’m the greatest. I laughed when I heard it, I was disappointed, especially in Justin Gatlin.”Bolt won gold in both the 100m and 200m at the London and Beijing Olympics, and will defend both titles in Rio next month.last_img read more