Lionel Jack COLEMAN1

#10101, b. 1900, d. 1922
Last Edited=31 May 2010
     Lionel Jack COLEMAN was born in 1900.2
Lionel married Rosetta M. COLEMAN, daughter of Walter PASK and Rosetta RIXON, on 24 June 1917 in Christ Church, Hackney, London.1,3
Lionel died in 1922 in the Romney Marsh registration district.2

Sources of Information:

  1. [S986] E-mail from Michael Neal to Stuart & Teresa Pask dated 3 January 2008.
  2. [S4] GRO Indexes to Deaths. "1922/Q3 COLEMAN, Lionel J. Romney Marsh 2a 1093 aged 22."
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes to Marriages. "1917/Q2 PASK, Rosetta M. COLEMAN Hackney 1b 741."

Maria SCHMITZ1

#10102, b. 10 March 1898, d. October 1988
Last Edited=14 Jul 2015
William & Maria Pask née Schmitz
Christmas 1970
Photograph kindly provided by their grandson Robert Pask
     Maria SCHMITZ was born on 10 March 1898 in Bonn, Germany. Her parents were Jakob Anton Ferdinand SCHMITZ & Anna Maria Hubertina SCHMITZ geborene Duckers.2,3
Maria married William PASK, son of Walter PASK and Rosetta RIXON, on 24 June 1923 in Christ Church, Hackney, London.4,1,5,6
Her husband, William, died on 22 March 1974 in Romford, Essex, at the age of 74.7,1,8
Maria's death was registered in October 1988 in the Havering registration district at the age of 90.2

Children of Maria SCHMITZ and William PASK

Sources of Information:

  1. [S986] E-mail from Michael Neal to Stuart & Teresa Pask dated 3 January 2008.
  2. [S4] GRO Indexes to Deaths. "PASK, Maria 10 Mar 1898 Havering 1988 October Volume 13 Page 282."
  3. [S5000] Website Ancestry Family Trees: http://trees.ancestry.co.uk/pt/person.aspx. She was daughter of Jakob Anton Ferdinand Schmitz & Anna M H Duckers.
  4. [S366] Contact through Website Genes Reunited (http://www.genesreunited.co.uk) : Family Tree of Robert Pask.
  5. [S5000] Website Ancestry Family Trees: http://trees.ancestry.co.uk/pt/person.aspx
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes to Marriages. "1923/Q2 PASK, William = SCHMITZ, Maria Hackney 1b 759."
  7. [S5000] Website Ancestry Family Trees: http://trees.ancestry.co.uk/pt/person.aspx
  8. [S4] GRO Indexes to Deaths. "1974/Q1 PASK, William 4 JY 1900 Havering 5c 431."
  9. [S2] GRO Indexes to Births. "1934/Q4 PASK, Jean M. SCHMITZ Bethnal G 1c 107."

Jean Marie PASK1

#10103, b. 10 November 1934, d. 22 November 2002
Last Edited=12 Jul 2008
     Jean Marie PASK was born on 10 November 1934, in the Bethnal Green registration district.2,3,4 She was the daughter of William PASK and Maria SCHMITZ.2
Jean married Peter WALE in 1955 in the Ilford registration district.5
Jean died in 22 November 2002 in the Chichester registration district aged 68.1

Sources of Information:

  1. [S4] GRO Indexes to Deaths. "Jean Marie Wale Birth Date: 10 Nov 1934 Death Registration Month/Year: Nov 2002 Age at death (estimated): 68 Registration district: Chichester Inferred County: Sussex Register number: 7AD Entry Number: 180."
  2. [S2] GRO Indexes to Births. "1934/Q4 PASK, Jean M. SCHMITZ Bethnal G 1c 107."
  3. [S5000] Website Ancestry Family Trees: http://trees.ancestry.co.uk/pt/person.aspx
  4. [S986] E-mail from Michael Neal to Stuart & Teresa Pask dated 7 February 2008.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes to Marriages. "1955/Q4 WALE, Peter PASK Ilford 5a 654."

Johanna Violet WOLFERTZ1,2,3

#10104, b. 17 October 1901, d. 16 January 1989
Last Edited=21 Sep 2015
Durant Watson & Johanna Violet Pask née Wolfert
     Johanna Violet WOLFERTZ was born on 17 October 1901 in New York, New York State, USA. Her parents were Frederick R. WOLFERT, and Johanna YEAGER.4,5
Johanna married Durant Watson PASK, son of Charles PASK and Filomela GABRIELLI, on 9 September 1921 in Maine, USA.1,3,6,2
At the time of her death, Johanna lived at Ridgewood, Bergen County, New Jersey, USA.7
Johanna died on 16 January 1989 in Hackensack, Bergen County, New Jersey, USA, at the age of 87.8,4,5
Johanna and Johanna are buried with their children in Valleau Cemetery, Ridgewood, Bergen County, New Jersey, USA.
The Pask Memorial Inscription shows:
Durant Watson PASK (1889-1957)
Johanna W. (1900-1989)
Marion M.      (1923-2011)
Lawrence H. (1925-2012)
On the reverse side of the monument, their daughter Ruth Tevis' family is detailed.9

Children of Johanna Violet WOLFERTZ and Durant Watson PASK

Sources of Information:

  1. [S3009] E-mail from Robin Pask-Donkersloot to Stuart & Teresa Pask 5 February 2008.
  2. [S174] E-mail from Jo Pask to Stuart & Teresa Pask dated 7 February 2011: Information from American researcher.
  3. [S5001] Website Ancestry: Ancestry.com. Maine Marriages, 1892-1996 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2003.
    Groom's Name:      Pask Durant W
    Groom's Residence: New York City, NY
    Bride's Name:      Wolfertz Johanna
    Bride's Residence:      New York City, NY
    Marriage Date:      9 Sep 1921.
  4. [S285] Website FamilySearch Internet (http://www.familysearch.org) : "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV5Q-TFSB : accessed 29 August 2015), Ruth J Tevis in entry for Johanna V Cask, Hackensack, New Jersey, United States, 18 Jan 1989; from "Recent Newspaper Obituaries (1977 - Today)," database, GenealogyBank.com (http://www.genealogybank.com : 2014); citing , born-digital text.
  5. [S5001] Website Ancestry: U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007
    Name:      Johanna Wolfert
    [Johanna Pask]
    [Johanna Wolfert Wolfert]
    SSN:      150369605
    Gender:      Female
    Birth Date:      17 Oct 1900
    Birth Place:      New York City, New York
    [New York Cit]
    Father Name:      Frederick R Wolfert
    Mother Name:      Johanna Yaeger
    Death Date:      16 Jan 1989
    Type of Claim:      Original SSN.
    Notes:      Oct 1962: Name listed as JOHANNA WOLFERT PASK; 03 Feb 1989: Name listed as JOHANNA PASK.
  6. [S3929] Website American Ancestors (http://www.americanancestors.org/home.html: ) http://www.americanancestors.org/PageDetail.aspx
  7. [S5001] Website Ancestry: U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
    Name:      Johanna Pask
    SSN:      150-36-9605
    Last Residence:      
    07450 Ridgewood, Bergen, New Jersey, USA
    BORN:      17 Oct 1900
    Died:      16 Jan 1989
    State (Year) SSN issued:      New Jersey (1962).
  8. [S2054] E-mail from John H. Pask to Stuart & Teresa Pask dated 16 February 2012 (Forwarded e-mail from Robin Donkersloot).
  9. [S3336] Website Find A Grave: Find A Grave Memorial# 42069532.

Durant Watson PASK Jnr1

#10105, b. 3 September 1922, d. 20 August 2009
Last Edited=8 Jun 2018
Children of Durant Watson Pask
Ruth, Durant, & Lawrence
Photograph taken 1928-29
     Durant Watson PASK Jnr was born on 3 September 1922 in New York, Kings County, New York State, USA.2,3 He was the son of Durant Watson PASK and Johanna Violet WOLFERTZ.1
Durant married Gertrude J. PASK née ?4,5
His wife, Gertrude, died on 1 August 2004 in Morristown, Morris County, New Jersey, USA, at the age of 80.5,6
Durant lived at Morristown, Morris County, New Jersey, USA.6,3
Durant died on 20 August 2009 in Morristown, Morris County, New Jersey, USA, at the age of 86.2,3 His obituary was recorded in the Daily Record, from Parsippany, Morris County, New Jersey, USA, on 25 August 2009. It reads:
"DURANT W. PASK, JR. AGE: 86 MORRISTOWN Durant W. Pask, Jr, 86, of Morristown, NJ died Thursday, Aug. 20, 2009. He was born and raised in NYC. Durant attended Parson's School of Design where he received a degree in Fine Arts and also met his wife, Trudy. During WWII he served with the British intelligence in India. After the war ended he went back to NYC to start his career in Graphic Arts. Durant later had a second career working in security for local corporations in the Morris area until he retired from his last position as Chief of Security for Crum and Forster. In retirement he enjoyed gardening, creating a beautiful flower-filled landscape around his house with his best friend of many years, Gayle Young. Durant was predeceased by his wife, Trudy. Survivors include his son, Charles Pask, his wife Janice and their children Lauren and Steven of Ashley PA and Joanna and Diana Pask of Morristown, NJ. He is also survived by his brother Lawrence Pask. Durant was a good and loving father, husband and friend to many. The kind of person who appreciated the beauty of art and music and shared it with those around him. A private service will be held for the immediate family at the Presbyterian Church of Morristown. Those wishing to remember Durant may make a donation in his name to the Presbyterian Church of Morristown.2,7"

Children of Durant Watson PASK Jnr and Gertrude J. PASK née ?

  • Joanna PASK5
  • Diana PASK5
  • Charles PASK5

Sources of Information:

  1. [S3009] E-mail from Robin Pask-Donkersloot to Stuart & Teresa Pask 5 February 2008.
  2. [S5001] Website Ancestry: Newspaper: Daily Record; Publication Date: 25 Aug 2009; Publication Place: Parsippany , NJ , USA..

    Durant W. Pask Jr.
    Gender:      M (Male)
    Death Date:      20 Aug 2009
    Obituary Date:      25 Aug 2009
    Newspaper Title:      Daily Record
    Newspaper Location:      Parsippany, NJ, USA
    Residence (at time of death):      Morristown
    Spouse's name:      Trudy
    Childrens' Names:      Charles Pask, His Wife Janice; Lauren and Steven of Ashley PA and Joanna and Diana Pask of Morristown, NJ
    Siblings' Names:      Lawrence Pask.
  3. [S5001] Website Ancestry: Source Citation: Number: 078-24-5831;Issue State: New York;Issue Date: Before 1951.
    Durant W. Pask
    SSN:      078-24-5831
    Last Residence:      07960 Morristown, Morris, New Jersey
    Born:      3 Sep 1922
    Died:      20 Aug 2009
    State (Year) SSN issued:      New York (Before 1951).
  4. [S6] Teresa & Stuart Pask's Guesses, Theories and Speculations.
  5. [S3470] Website Ancestry: Newspaper: Star-Ledger, The/New Jersey Online; Publication Date: 6 Aug 2004; Publication Place: Newark , NJ , Us..
  6. [S5001] Website Ancestry: Ancestry.com. Social Security Death Index [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2009. Original data: Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Social Security Administration
    Number: 063-20-2820;Issue State: New York;Issue Date: Before 1951.
    Gertrude Pask
    SSN:      063-20-2820
    Last Residence:      07960 Morristown, Morris, New Jersey, United States of America
    Born:      9 Oct 1923
    Died:      1 Aug 2004
    State (Year) SSN issued:      New York (Before 1951).
  7. [S5001] Website Ancestry: Source Citation: Newspaper: New York Times; Publication Date: 26 Aug 2009; Publication Place: NY , NY , USA..
    Durant Pask Jr.
    Gender:      M (Male)
    Death Date:      20 Aug 2009
    Obituary Date:      26 Aug 2009
    Newspaper Title:      New York Times
    Newspaper Location:      NY, NY, USA
    Spouse's name:      Trudy
    Childrens' Names:      Charles Pask, His Wife Janice; Lauren and Steven of Ashley, PA and Joanna and Diana Pask of Morristown, NJ
    Siblings' Names:      Lawrence Pask.

Lawrence Hamilton PASK1

#10106, b. 1926, d. 21 January 2012
Last Edited=8 Jun 2018
Lawrence Hamilton "Chic" Pask
(1926-2012)
     Lawrence Hamilton's nickname was "Chic".2
Lawrence Hamilton PASK was born in 1926 in Morristown, Morris County, New Jersey, USA.2 He was the son of Durant Watson PASK and Johanna Violet WOLFERTZ.1
Lawrence married Marion BUYSSE in 1946.2
As of 1957, Lawrence lived at Ridgewood, Bergen County, New Jersey, USA.2 He was mentioned in his brother's Durant obituary that was recorded in the Daily Record in Parsippany, Morris County, New Jersey, USA on 25 August 2009.3,4
His wife, Marion, died on 11 July 2011 in Brighton Gardens, Saddle River, Bergen County, New Jersey, USA, at the age of 88.2,5,6

Lawrence died on 21 January 2012.2
His obituary was published in The Record/Herald News on 23 January 2012, it reads:
Lawrence H. "Chic", age 86, of Ridgewood, died peacefully at his home on Saturday, January 21, 2012. Chic was born in Morristown, NJ, and had been a resident of Ridgewood for the past 55 years, where he raised his family with his beloved wife Marion. Through his career Chic had been a Traffic Manager for several companies in the trucking industry, but more recently was president and owner of Astro Express and L. Pask Associates in Ridgewood. Chic was the creator and president of the non-profit, Traffic Charities, that donated to several charitable organizations throughout the metropolitan area. Lawrence belonged to several transportation industry associations and was past president of the Traffic Club of North Jersey. He was also a lifetime member of the Masonic Lodge and a Shriner. He will always be remembered for his generous, fun-loving personality and his passion for cooking, gardening and golf. Surviving are his children, Mark Pask and his wife Jan, Robin and her husband Jim Donkersloot and Lynn and her husband Dallas King. Chic also leaves his four grandchildren, James and Gregory (Heather) Pask and Logan and Emma King. He was pre-deceased by his wife of 65 years, Marion (Buysse) Pask on July 11, 2011. The Pask family will receive family and friends from 10 to 11 AM on Wednesday, January 25, 2012, followed by a service at 11 AM at the Vander Plaat Funeral Home (www.vpfh.com), 257 Godwin Avenue, Wyckoff, NJ. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Salaam Shrine Center of Livingston, (www.shrinershq. org/), 369 E. Mount Pleasant Avenue, Livingston, NJ 07039.2
A Funeral Service was held on 25 January 2012 at Vander Plaat Funeral Home, 257 Godwin Avenue, Wyckoff, Bergen County, New Jersey, USA.2
Lawrence was buried in Valleau Cemetery, Ridgewood, Bergen County, New Jersey, USA.
The Pask Memorial Inscription shows:
Durant Watson PASK (1889-1957)
Johanna W. (1900-1989)
Marion M.      (1923-2011)
Lawrence H. (1925-2012)
On the reverse side of the monument, their daughter Ruth Tevis' family is detailed.7

Children of Lawrence Hamilton PASK and Marion BUYSSE

  • Mark PASK2
  • Robin PASK1
  • Lynn PASK2

Sources of Information:

  1. [S3009] E-mail from Robin Pask-Donkersloot to Stuart & Teresa Pask 5 February 2008.
  2. [S4310] Website Legacy.com (http://www.legacy.com/NS/: ) http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/northjersey/obituary.aspx
  3. [S5001] Website Ancestry: Newspaper: Daily Record; Publication Date: 25 Aug 2009; Publication Place: Parsippany , NJ , USA..

    Durant W. Pask Jr.
    Gender:      M (Male)
    Death Date:      20 Aug 2009
    Obituary Date:      25 Aug 2009
    Newspaper Title:      Daily Record
    Newspaper Location:      Parsippany, NJ, USA
    Residence (at time of death):      Morristown
    Spouse's name:      Trudy
    Childrens' Names:      Charles Pask, His Wife Janice; Lauren and Steven of Ashley PA and Joanna and Diana Pask of Morristown, NJ
    Siblings' Names:      Lawrence Pask.
  4. [S5001] Website Ancestry: Source Citation: Newspaper: New York Times; Publication Date: 26 Aug 2009; Publication Place: NY , NY , USA..
    Durant Pask Jr.
    Gender:      M (Male)
    Death Date:      20 Aug 2009
    Obituary Date:      26 Aug 2009
    Newspaper Title:      New York Times
    Newspaper Location:      NY, NY, USA
    Spouse's name:      Trudy
    Childrens' Names:      Charles Pask, His Wife Janice; Lauren and Steven of Ashley, PA and Joanna and Diana Pask of Morristown, NJ
    Siblings' Names:      Lawrence Pask.
  5. [S4310] Website Legacy.com (http://www.legacy.com/NS/: ) http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/northjersey/…
  6. [S5] Website Miscellaneous http://marshallindependent.com/page/content.detail/id/…
  7. [S3336] Website Find A Grave: Find A Grave Memorial# 42069532.

Ruth J. PASK1,2

#10107, b. 25 November 1930, d. 15 July 1990
Last Edited=8 Jun 2018
Children of Durant Watson Pask
Ruth, Durant, & Lawrence
Photograph taken 1928-29
     Ruth J. PASK was born on 25 November 1930.3,2 She was the daughter of Durant Watson PASK and Johanna Violet WOLFERTZ.1 Her married name was Ruth J. TEVIS.4,3
Ruth died on 15 July 1990 at the age of 59.3,2 She is buried in Valleau Cemetery, Ridgewood, Bergen County, New Jersey, USA.3

Sources of Information:

  1. [S3009] E-mail from Robin Pask-Donkersloot to Stuart & Teresa Pask 5 February 2008.
  2. [S5001] Website Ancestry: U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007
    Name:      Ruth Pask
    [Ruth J Tevis]
    [Ruth Feigenbaum]
    [R Tevis]
    SSN:      058267804
    Gender:      Female
    Race:      White
    Birth Date:      25 Nov 1930
    Birth Place:      New York
    [New York, New York]
    Father Name:      Durant W Pask
    Mother Name:      Johanna V Wolfert
    Death Date:      15 Jul 1990
    Death Certificate Number:      900035201
    Type of Claim:      Original SSN.
    Notes:      Jun 1949: Name listed as RUTH PASK; Jul 1951: Name listed as RUTH J TEVIS; Jun 1958: Name listed as RUTH FEIGENBAUM; 22 May 1998: Name listed as R TEVIS.
  3. [S3336] Website Find A Grave: Find A Grave Memorial# 148109886.
  4. [S3009] E-mail from Robin Pask-Donkersloot to Stuart & Teresa Pask dated 12 February 2008.

Joseph NORRIS1

#10115
Last Edited=31 May 2010
     Joseph married Rosetta M. COLEMAN, daughter of Walter PASK and Rosetta RIXON, in 1924 in the Hackney registration district.1,2,3

Child of Joseph NORRIS and Rosetta Mary PASK

  • Joseph G. NORRIS1

Sources of Information:

  1. [S366] Contact through Website Genes Reunited (http://www.genesreunited.co.uk) : Family Tree of Robert Pask.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes to Marriages. "Rosetta M Coleman Year of Registration: 1924 Quarter of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep Spouse's Surname: Norris District: Hackney County: Greater London, London, Middlesex Volume: 1b Page: 962."
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes to Marriages. "Joseph Norris Year of Registration: 1924 Quarter of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep Spouse's Surname: Coleman District: Hackney County: Greater London, London, Middlesex Volume: 1b Page: 962."