Chester and Rosaria Andraka funeral held in Parsippany Monday.
Monday, February 4, 2013
Saturday, February 2, 2013
Chester and Rosaria Andraka were found dead in their Parsippany home last Monday.
Funeral arrangements have been made for a Parsippany couple found dead after a murder-suicide in their Medford Road home last week. Viewings for Chester and Rosaria Andraka are scheduled for Sunday from 1-6 p.m. at the Quinn Hopping Funeral Home at 145 E. Mt. Pleasant Ave. in Livingston. The funeral takes place Monday, at 9 a.m., at St. Christopher Church, 1050 Littleton Road. The Andrakas, both FDU employees, were found shot to death last Monday morning. The Morris County Prosecutor's Office ruled that Rosaria Andraka was murdered and that Chester Andraka committed suicide. Officials have not stated publicly that Chester Andraka murdered his wife. An investigation into the deaths continue.
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Rosaria Andraka advised honors students and helped coordinate educational opportunities outside the classroom.
Rosaria Andraka had a knack for guiding students during what could be an overwhelming time for them—starting college in an honors program. The honors program coordinator for Fairleigh Dickinson University's College at Florham gave advice, explained scheduling and helped coordinate educational opportunities outside the classroom, such as having students participate in conferences and visit Washington, associate campus provost Brian Mauro said Wednesday. She also was charismatic, a class act, and lit up a room when she walked in, he said. "Rose was gifted at making students understand the process," he said. The campus is in mourning this week after Andraka, who worked for the university more than eight years, and her husband, Chester Andraka…
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Chester and Rosaria Andraka called a 'perfect couple' found dead inside their Parsippany home.
A former Caldwell Police sergeant committed suicide and his wife was murdered inside their Parsippany home, the Morris County Prosecutor's Office said. Chester Andraka, 46, committed suicide with a single gunshot wound and his wife, Rosaria Andraka, 43, was killed by "gunshot wounds inflicted upon her," according to a brief statement released Tuesday evening by Acting Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp. The causes of the deaths were determined following an investigation and autopsies conducted by the Morris County Medical Examiner, Knapp said. No further information was released. The Andrakas, who were found inside their Medford Road home, were considered a "perfect couple," according to Karen Delli Santi, of West Caldwell, who grew up…
Monday, January 28, 2013
Chester and Rosaria Andraka found Monday morning in Parsippany.
A former Caldwell police officer and his wife were found shot to death in their Parsippany home Monday morning, the Morris County Prosecutor's Office said. Chester Andraka, 46, and his wife, Rosaria Andraka, 43, were both found shot to death in their Medford Road home Monday at about 10 a.m., according to a statement released by Acting Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp. Chester "Chet" Andraka, who worked at Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. and taught at Fairleigh Dickinson University, was a former Det./Sgt. with the Caldwell and Essex County police departments, according to his LinkedIn profile. Andraka was a part-time adjunct instructor at FDU, according to the university. Rosaria Andraka was also employed at FDU as an advisor and the …