Our Obituaries

Raffaela Carlucci

December 2, 1930 - January 25, 2018

Raffaela "Rae" Carlucci (nee Gammaro), 87, of the Silver Lake Section of Belleville, passed away on Thursday, January 25, 2018 at her home with her loving and devoted family by her side. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Sunday, January 28th from 2-4 & 7-9pm. Funeral services will be conducted by the Zarro Funeral Home, (www.zarrofuneralhome.net)145 Harrison Street, Bloomfield, NJ 07003...
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Assunta Paduano

January 9, 1921 - January 24, 2018

Assunta Paduano (nee Mercuro), 97, of Sayreville, passed away on January 24 at Roosevelt Care Center, Old Bridge. She worked for Shop Rite in the deli department, in East Orange. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Thursday, February 1 from 4-8 pm. Kindly be at the funeral home on Friday, February 2 for 9:15 am followed by a mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 am at St. Francis Xavier...
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Frank Recenello

October 8, 1922 - January 24, 2018

Frank A. Recenello, 95, of Newark, passed away on January 24, 2018 at West Caldwell Care Center, W. Caldwell. He proudly served in the US Army during WWII. He was a carpenter for many years. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Friday, January 26 from 5-8 pm. Kindly meet on Saturday, January 27 at 10:30 am at St. Aloysius Church, Caldwell for a mass of Christian Burial. The burial...
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Raymond Gambacorta

January 22, 1932 - January 24, 2018

Raymond Armand Gambacorta, 86, of Belleville, passed away on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at Lyons VA Hospital, Lyons, NJ. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Saturday, January 27 from 10am to noon followed by a service at Agape Church, Bloomfield. The cremation will be private. Funeral services will be conducted by the Zarro Funeral Home, 145 Harrison Street, Bloomfield, NJ 07003. Kindly...
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Barbara M. Fanning

December 21, 1937 - January 21, 2018


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Robert Brave

October 28, 1964 - January 10, 2018

Robert Brave, 53, lifelong resident of Belleville, passed away on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at Clara Maass Medical Center, Belleville. He was an Electrician with I.B.E.W., Local Union #164 in the Essex County area.Visitation will be on Monday January 15th, from 4-8 pm. Arrangements are conducted by the Zarro Funeral Home, (www.zarrofuneralhome.net), 145 Harrison St., Bloomfield, NJ 07003...
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Michael Robertiello

December 12, 1973 - January 6, 2018

Michael, Robertiello, 44, of Belleville, passed away on January 6th at W. Caldwell Care Center, W. Caldwell, NJ. He graduated with an english major from Montclair State University. Visitation will be on Thursday, January 11th from 4-8 pm. Funeral services will be conducted by the Zarro Funeral Home, 145 Harrison St., Bloomfield, NJ 07003. Kindly be at the funeral home on Friday January 12th...
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Jessie Marie Kinahan

February 20, 1927 - January 6, 2018

Jessie K. Kinahan (nee Kirchofer), 90, of East Orange, passed away on Saturday, January 6th, at Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville N.J. During World War II, she worked the line at General Electric. Later, she worked as a packer of sewing notions (notably Holly Hobbie) for E-Z International in East Orange, and later Carlstadt, before retiring in 1990. Visitation will be on Wednesday, January...
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Ann Marie Nocciolo

May 16, 1921 - December 31, 2017

Ann Marie Nocciolo, 96, passed away on December 31, 2017, at Pomona Valley Hospital in Pomona, California.She was born in Verona, New Jersey and lived in Fords, New Jersey prior to moving to California in 1984. She worked at Carter Wallace in the manufacturing division for just over 10 years. Visitation will be on Tuesday, January 9th from 4-8 pm. Funeral services will be conducted by the Zarro...
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Frank Vincenzo Sessa

May 1, 1979 - December 30, 2017

Frank V. "Frankie" Sessa, 38 years old, passed away at his home in the Silver Lake Section of Belleville on Saturday December 30, 2017. He was a 1997 graduate of Belleville High School. He worked as a laborer for the Township of Belleville in the Dept. of Public Works for the past 5 years. Prior to that, Frankie owned and ran FS Painting for several years. Frankie was a lover of many genres...
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Josephine Pasqualina Pezzino

April 4, 1926 - December 5, 2017

Josephine Pezzino, 91, passed away on December 5, 2017, at her home in Newark. She worked at Caldor's, Rickel's and Newberry's Department Stores as a cashier for many years. Visitation will be on Friday, December 8th from 2-4 & 7-9 pm. Funeral services will be conducted by the the Zarro Funeral Home, www.zarrofuneralhome.net). 145 Harrison Street, Bloomfield, NJ. Kindly be at the...
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Mary White

January 9, 1931 - November 30, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Zarro Funeral Home, Bloomfield, NJ.
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Fredrick William Sparling

July 5, 1921 - November 28, 2017

Frederick William Sparling age 96 passed away peacefully with family at his side on Tuesday November 28th. Fred was born in Bayonne, New Jersey on July 5th 1921. He was the son of the late Fred Edward and Helen Thorpe Sparling. He was predeceased by his sister Caroline L. Manos and his son Robert Wayne. He is survived by his wife Rita Joan Drexler Sparling of 76 years, son Fred Jr., grandson Fred...
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Maria Roman DeSantos

September 1, 1938 - November 24, 2017

Maria Roman De Santos, 79, of Bloomfield passed, away on November 24, 2017. She was born in Arecibo, Puerto Rico and has lived in Bloomfield for the past 4 years. Visitation will be on Tuesday, November 28th from 3-7pm. Funeral services will be conducted by the the Zarro Funeral Home, www.zarrofuneralhome.net). 145 Harrison Street, Bloomfield, NJ. Maria is survived by her loving...
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Michael A. Cerza

June 13, 1960 - November 17, 2017

Michael Cerza, 57, from Great Meadows, NJ, passed away on Friday, November 17th at Hackettstown Regional Medical Center, Hackettstown, NJ. He was born and raised in Newark NJ and has lived in Great Meadows for nearly 20years. Visitation will be on Tuesday, November 21st from 5-9pm. Funeral services will be conducted by the the Zarro Funeral Home, www.zarrofuneralhome.net). 145...
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Andrea Colon

November 30, 1914 - November 13, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Zarro Funeral Home, Bloomfield, NJ.
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Orlando Del Vescovo

November 16, 1927 - November 13, 2017

Orlando Del Vescovo, 89, of Bloomfield, passed away on November 13, 2017 at Clara Maass Medical Center, Belleville. Arrangements are from the Zarro Funeral Home (www.zarrofuneralhome.net), 145 Harrison St., Bloomfield. Visitation will be on November15th from 5-9pm. Kindly be at the funeral home on Thursday, November 16th at 9:30am for a short service followed by a mass at 10:30am at St....
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Margaret Ann Chicino

December 17, 1963 - November 8, 2017

Margaret Ann Chicino "Peggy" ( nee Mc Caffrey), 53 of Newark passed away on, November 8, 2017 at her home. She is survived by her daughters, Nicole Chicino and Adena Hathorn, and mother Margaret Mc Caffrey.
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Dante Pantalone

December 20, 1957 - November 1, 2017

Dante Pantalone, 59 passed away on Wednesday, November 1, 2017. He was born, raised, and a lifelong member of the Silver Lake section of Belleville. Dante was the owner and operator of Subs and Stuff, the heart of the neighborhood for over 30 years. He is survived by his Loving sisters, Rose Pantalone, Dee Macaluso and her husband Sal, Frances Pelosi, and Grace Stella; 10 nieces and nephews,...
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Robert Ruggiero

February 26, 1954 - October 31, 2017

Robert Ruggiero), 63 passed away on Tuesday, October 31, 2017. he was born in Belleville to the late Cyrus and Margaret (Scoca) Ruggiero where he was a lifelong resident. Robert was a Kind and Gentle Man who was a devoted son and loved by all who surrounded him. He was a driver for ACCU Reference Medical Labs in Linden. He is survived by his Loving Wife Oxana (Voloshyn) Sons Andrey Voloshyn...
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Maria Salvatore

January 9, 1950 - October 18, 2017

Maria Salvatore, of Montclair, NJ, born in Italy is one of seven children of the late Gerardo and Maria Nicola Salvatore, and formerly of Las Vegas, Nevada and Bloomfield, NJ, recently has passed away. Private arrangements were from the Zarro Funeral Home, www.zarrofuneralhome.net). 145 Harrison Street, Bloomfield, NJ. She is survived by five siblings; Antoinette Larderi, Angelo Salvatore,...
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Robert Neal Sims

March 15, 1945 - October 12, 2017

Robert Sims (Bob), currently residing in Passaic, NJ, formerly of Quinton, NJ, passed away on October 12, 2017 at the age of 72 at St. Vincent's Nursing Home in Cedar Grove following a one night respite care stay there after losing his short battle with lung cancer. He was born on March 15, 1945 in Philadelphia, PA, and was one of 7 children. He married Janice Beach on June 29, 1974. He served...
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Albert Sylvestro

January 7, 1953 - September 10, 2017

Albert "Al" Sylvestro of Cedar Grove, NJ passed away on Sunday Sept 10th. Born in Newark to his late parents Albert and Anna Sylvestro, Al lived most of his life in Belleville before moving to Cedar Grove 18 years ago. He was a butcher and store owner for over the last 40 years in the Belleville and Newark areas. He is survived by his beloved wife of 34 years Maureen (Manna) Loving Children;...
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Angelo Benenati

September 3, 1921 - September 4, 2017

Angelo Benenati, 96, of Nutley passed away on Sept. 4, 2017.He was a veteran of the US Army as a Staff Sergeant from 1941-1945 and served during WWII. He was a member of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters, Local 1342 for 75 years. He also worker for the Sports Authority in program sales, Local 137 for 20 years and was most proud of being an avid horse owner and often seen in the winner's...
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Anna Josephine Catena

September 6, 1931 - August 23, 2017

Anna Catena, 85, passed away on August 23, 2017. She was born in Newark, has lived in Belleville and Bloomfield before moving to Wayne in 2012. She retired from the Clifton Board of Education after teaching for 51 years. Private services were held by the Zarro Funeral Home, 145 Harrison St., Bloomfield. Relatives and friends are invited to celebrate her life at a mass on September 30, 2017 10...
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Gerald John Domenick

December 16, 1940 - August 20, 2017

Gerald Domenick, " Jerry" 76, of Belleville, passed away on Sunday, August 20th at his home. He worked as a carpenter for the Board of Education in Belleville. He proudly served in the US Marines. Visitation will be on Wednesday, August 23rd, from 4-8pm. Zarro Funeral Home, 145 Harrison St., Bloomfield (www.zarrofuneralhome.net) Kindly be at the funeral home on Thursday, August 24th by 9...
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Carmine Salvatore Torella

April 19, 1928 - July 31, 2017

Carmine S. Torella, 89 of Mt. Arlington formerly of Newark passed away at his home on Monday, July 31, 2017. He was the founder of Tore Electric Company. Visitation will be on Thursday, August 3rd, from 4-8pm. Zarro Funeral Home, 145 Harrison St., Bloomfield (www.zarrofuneralhome.net) Kindly be at the funeral home on Friday, August 4th by 9:00am prior to mass at 10:30 am at Holy...
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Shirley Ann Bruno

December 4, 1936 - July 31, 2017

Shirley Ann Bruno ( nee Tursi), 80, of Bloomfield passed away at her home on Monday, July 31, 2017. Friends and family are invited to attend a mass of Christian burial on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 10:30 am at St. Anthony of Padua Church Belleville followed by the entombment at Hollywood Memorial Park Cemetery, Union. Kindly omit flowers. Shirley is survived by her loving daughters, ...
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Assunta Pipitone

September 19, 1922 - July 21, 2017

Assunta (née Prezioso) passed away peacefully July 21 surrounded by all her 5 children and grandchildren. She would have been 95 in September. Sue or Susie as she was called lived a dynamic life raising 5 children, tending to 12 grandchildren and enjoying 12 great grandchildren all while founding a business and running three homes in Belleville, NJ; Point Pleasant, NJ; and Pompano Beach,...
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Lucio Fernandez

May 8, 1944 - July 7, 2017

Lucio Fernandez of Mount Ephraim, NJ passed away on Friday July 7th. Born in Peru to his late parents Felipe Fernandez and Elena Cueva, Lucio once in the United States lived most of his time here in Newark and Orlando Florida before moving to Mount Ephraim a year ago. He worked as a machine operator for Jasco Fabrics of Linden before retiring 13 years ago. He is survived by his wife of 42 years...
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Pasquale Complitano

April 23, 1938 - July 4, 2017

Rudy "Pasquale" Complitano passed away on Tuesday July 4rth at his Home in Bloomfield. Born and raised in Belleville to his late parents Pasquale and Amelia, Rudy was self-employed. He is survived by his daughter Suzanne and her husband Tony Marchitelli, step daughter Karen Olivo, granddaughter Nicole, great granddaughter Madison, brothers; Vincent, Anthony, and Artie, sisters; Rosemarie Sorice...
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Concetta DeVito

April 29, 1937 - July 4, 2017

Concetta (Connie) De Vito (nee Mossucco) 80 of Nutley, passed away on Tuesday, July 4, 2017surrounded by her loved ones. Before retirement she was a book keeper and seamstress. She loved spending time with her family and friends, watching soap operas and doing word searches.Visitation will be from 10-12pm Monday morning followed by a Funreal Home Service and thence to Hollywood Memorial Park in...
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Isidore Malanga

December 15, 1925 - June 8, 2017

Isidore Angelo Malanga "Easy", 91, lifelong resident of Newark, passed away June 8, 2017. He was a veteran of the US Army and served during WWII. He was a chemical operator for Maas & Waldstein Co. in Newark for many years.Arrangements are by the Zarro Funeral Home (www.zarrofuneralhome.net), 145 Harrison St., Bloomfield. Visitation will be Thursday, June 15th from 10:30 am to 12:15 pm...
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Juana Y. Matos

January 2, 1923 - May 30, 2017

Juana Matos, 94, of Newark, passed away on Tuesday, May 30, 2017. She was born in Lima, Peru and has lived in Newark for the past 50 years. She worked as a machine operator for Anin Flag Company in Verona for 22 years. Visitation will be on Sunday, June 4th, 2017 from 2-6pm . Arrangements are from the Zarro Funeral Home, ( www.zarrofuneralhome.net), 145 Harrison St., Bloomfield. Kindly...
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Marie Giordano

May 1, 1920 - May 26, 2017

Marie Giordano (nee Mastropaolo), 97, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 26, 2017. She lived in Newark, NJ for 87 years before moving to Livingston, NJ. Along with being a mother, she worked at PNC Bank (formally National Newark and Essex Bank) for many years. Visitation will be on Thursday, June 1st, 2017 from 4-8pm. Arrangements are from the Zarro Funeral Home, (www...
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Joanne Sibilia

October 12, 1930 - May 26, 2017

Joanne " Jenny" Sibilia (nee Palamara), 86, passed away on Friday, May 26, 2017. She was born in Newark and has lived in Bloomfield for many years. Visitation will be on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 from 4-8pm . Arrangements are from the Zarro Funeral Home, ( www.zarrofuneralhome.net), 145 Harrison St., Bloomfield. Kindly be at the funeral home on Wednesday, May 31st by 10:00am followed by a...
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Patrick Zicaro

April 3, 1944 - May 25, 2017

Patrick Zicaro, 73, of Bloomfield formerly of the Silver Lake Section of Belleville, passed away on May 25th. He served twenty plus years in the US Army, retiring in 1991 as a master sergeant. He served most of his military time with the US Army Special Forces (Green Berets). His tours included, Viet Nam, Korea, Thailand, Cambodia, Central and South America, Africa and the Middle East. He...
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Frank Celani

January 21, 1920 - May 20, 2017

Frank Celani, 97, passed away on Saturday, May 20, 2017. He was an upholsterer for many years. Frank served in the US Army during WWII. Visitation will be on Friday, May 26, 2017 from 9-11am with a funeral home service at 11 am. The entonmbment will be at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, E. Hanover. . Arrangements are from the Zarro Funeral Home, 145 Harrison St., Bloomfield, NJ. Frank is...
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Joseph Iacangelo

April 23, 1925 - May 19, 2017

Joseph "Twinkles" Iacangelo, passed away on Friday, May 19, 2017 at his daughter's home in Howell, NJ. He was born and raised in Belleville and most recently lived in Pennsylvania. He was a veteran of the US Navy as a signalman and served in WWII and the Korean War. Joseph was a proud member of the National Association of Atomic Veterans. He was self-employed as a mason. Visitation...
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Maria Grasso

September 23, 1926 - May 17, 2017

Maria Grasso ( nee Del Vecchio), 90, of Bloomfield, passed away on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at her home. She was born in Castelnuovo di Conza, Italy and immigrated to the United States in 1960. She resided in Newark before moving to Bloomfield many years ago. Visitation will be on Saturday, May 18, 2017 from 9-11 am followed by a mass at St. Anthony of Padua Church at 11:30 am. The...
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Marlon P. Tulud

January 26, 1971 - April 23, 2017

Marlon Pacia Tulud, 46, of Belleville, passed away on Sunday, April 23, 2017 at Lakeview Care Center, Wayne, NJ. He was born in the Philippines and has lived in the United States for many years. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 5-9pm. Kindly be at the funeral home on Thursday, April 27th by 9:00 am followed by a mass at 10:30am at St. Anthony of Padua RC Church, 63 Franklin St.,...
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Joseph Annicchiarico

October 25, 1925 - April 15, 2017

Joseph Annicchiarico "Uncle Joe", 91, passed away on Saturday, April 15th at Mountainside Hospital, Glen Ridge. He resided in Newark for many years before moving to Nutley 20 years ago. He was a truck driver for Galsworthy Trucking and Central Transport Co. for many years. Joe was a member of the Belleville Ave. Italian American Club. His enjoyment was to fly and was very proud to have a...
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Halina Franciosi

January 31, 1923 - April 8, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Zarro Funeral Home, Bloomfield, NJ.
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Linda Robinson

May 19, 1956 - April 4, 2017

Linda Ann Robinson (nee Filippone), 60, passed away on Tuesday, April 4th at St. Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston. She was born in Kearny, NJ and has been a lifelong resident of Bloomfield. Arrangements are by the Zarro Funeral Home, 145 Harrison St., Bloomfield. ( www.zarrofuneral home.net). Visitation will be on Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9pm with a funeral home service starting at 8:30pm. ...
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Frances A. Ingino

December 9, 1925 - April 4, 2017

Frances Ingino, (nee Yezzi), 91, lifelong resident of Belleville, passed away on Tuesday, April 4, 2017. Frances was a loving mother to four daughters. She was a friend and strength to them for all her life. She was a brave person who dealt with various health issues over the years with grace and strength and will be an inspiration to those who knew her well. She was married to Michael, the...
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Vincent Veneziano

December 28, 1931 - April 2, 2017

Vincent "Jimmy" Veneziano, 85, lifelong resident of Newark, passed away on April 2, 2017, at St Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston. He was a SGT. in the Army during the Korean War. Jimmy was a member of the Amvets Post # 26 and American Legion Post 299 both of Belleville. He was an electrician in I.B.E W., Local 102. Arrangements are by the Zarro Funeral Home, 145 Harrison St., Bloomfield...
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Katherine Barbone

January 5, 1925 - April 2, 2017

Katherine " Babe" Barbone (nee LaBadia) 92, passed away at her home in Belleville on April 2, 2017, surrounded by her loving children. She was the secretary for J & M Auto Repairing Co. Inc. in Belleville. Arrangements are by the Zarro Funeral Home, 145 Harrison St., Bloomfield. ( www.zarrofuneral home.net). Visitation will be on Wednesday from 4-8pm. Kindly be at the funeral home on...
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Phyllis Cook

August 5, 1926 - March 28, 2017

Phyllis Cook (nee Pomponio), 90, lifelong resident of Belleville, passed away on March 28, 2017 at her home. She worked for Lewmar Paper in Newark, NJ as a bookkeeper for 30 years, retiring in 1994. Arrangements are by the Zarro Funeral Home (www.zarrofuneralhome.net), 145 Harrison St., Bloomfield. Visitation will be on Friday, March 31 st from 5-9 pm. Kindly meet for a mass of...
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Irene Kearney Walsh

May 31, 1946 - March 16, 2017

Irene Kearney Walsh, 70, of Fairfax, Virginia, passed away on March 16, 2017.Irene was born in Newark, NJ in 1946. She graduated from Columbia High School in Maplewood, NJ in 1964 and received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Trinity College, Washington, D. C.in 1968. After graduation from college, she married and raised two sons. In addition, she was a legal secretary for over thirty years,...
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Joseph Monteverde

March 31, 1923 - March 10, 2017

Joseph Monteverde, 93, of Tinton Falls, passed away on March 10, 2017 at Concord Healthcare and Rehabilitation, He was born in Newark and lived in Bloomfield from 1960 to 2009 before moving to Tinton Falls, NJ. He was a printer for Charles Dwyer. Joseph is survived by his loving daughter, Linda Santora and his cherished grandchildren, Jimmy Capezio, Michael and his wife, Danielle Capezio and...
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Rita Helen Gonglefski

January 17, 1928 - March 10, 2017

Rita Helen Gonglefski, 89, of Bloomfield, passed away on March 10, 2017 at Clara Maass Medical Center, Belleville. She lived in Newark and Belleville before moving to Bloomfield in 1965. She was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Church, Belleville. Rita is survived by her son, Edward Gonglefski and his wife, Rosalia and her cherished grand daughter, Amy. She will be missed by her doggy friend...
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Salvatore Pampinella

January 22, 1928 - March 8, 2017

Salvatore Pampinella, 89, of Bradley Beach, passed away on March 8, 2017. Salvatore lived many years in Bloomfield before moving to Bradley Beach 1 year ago. This past year he loved walking his dog up on the boardwalk. His grandsons, Salvatore and Frankie, were the light of his life and he cherished them with every ounce of love he had. Their Pop Pop will truly be missed. He was the owner of...
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William Maldonado Vazquez

September 3, 1948 - February 27, 2017

William Maldonado Vazquez, 68, passed away on Monday, February 27, 2017. He was born in Puerto Rico, is a Native of New Jersey and has lived in Orlando Florida for the past 7 years. He worked as an inspector for General Motors in Linden New Jersey for 27 years before retiring. Funeral services will be conducted by the Zarro Funeral Home, 145 Harrison St., Bloomfield. Visitation will be on Monday...
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Jeanette Mancuso

October 22, 1918 - February 27, 2017

Jeanette Mancuso,98, of Newark passed away on Monday, Feb. 27,2017 at Clara Maass Medical Center, Belleville. She was predeceased by her husband Albert, son, Albert and 9 siblings. Jeannette is survived by her son, Joseph, grandsons, Matthew and Joann and Steven and Liz; great grandchildren, Stephanie, Gianna and Matteo. Visitation will be on Thursday, March from 9 to 11am followed by a...
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Robert Wilson

September 12, 1939 - February 24, 2017

Robert "Ruff" Wilson, 77, of Bloomfield passed away on February 24, 2017 at Clara Maass Medical Center, Belleville. He worked for the Board of Education in Parsippany as a custodian for many years before his retirement. Visitation will be on Friday, March 10th from 9-11:30am followed by a funeral home service at 11:30am. The burial will be at Glendale Cemetery, Bloomfield. Arrangements are...
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Catherine Tauriello

April 6, 1920 - February 24, 2017

Catherine Tauriello, 96, of Verona passed away on Friday, February 24, 2017 at West Caldwell Care Center. Funeral services will be conducted by the Zarro Funeral Home, 145 Harrison St., Bloomfield. Kindly meet for a chapel service on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 11:30am at Hollywood Memorial Park Mausoleum, Union. Catherine is survived by her loving and devoted sons, William G....
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Jose Arboleda

April 5, 1951 - February 24, 2017

Jose M. Arboleda, 65, passed away on Friday, February 24, 2017. He was born in Peru and has lived in Bloomfield for the past 28 years. He worked as a fork lift operator for Westrock in Newark, NJ for 17 years before retiring. Visitation will be Monday, Feb. 27th and Tuesday, Feb. 28 from 5-9pm. Funeral services will be conducted by the Zarro Funeral Home, 145 Harrison St., Bloomfield on...
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Joseph Anthony Gallant

July 6, 1958 - February 17, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Zarro Funeral Home, Bloomfield, NJ.
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Fannie D'Andrea

November 22, 1915 - January 31, 2017

Fannie D'Andrea, passed away on Tuesday, January 31, 2017. She was born in Newark and lived there for many years before moving to Bloomfield in1971. Fannie worked as a press operator for MGM in Bloomfield for 25 years before retiring in 1971. Visitation will be on Thursday, February 2nd, 2-4 & 7-9pm. Funeral services will be conducted by the Zarro Funeral Home (www.zarrofuneralhome.net)...
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Shawn David Giannini

March 24, 1969 - January 13, 2017

Shawn David Giannini, 47, of Belleville, passed away on Friday, January 13, 2017. He was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. He resided in Bloomfield before moving to Belleville. He is survived by his loving wife of 8years, Nicola (nee Crisci) Giannini, his Mother, Joan Crimi; his siblings, Robert Hayes, Chad Chaturvedi, Brendan Giannini, Damian Giannini and Pamela Cocchini and his mother-in-law...
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Elizabeth Machala

May 3, 1922 - January 12, 2017

Elizabeth Pavlischak Machala, age 94, of Bloomfield died peacefully at Brighton Gardens of West Orange, NJ on Thursday, January 12, 2017. Funeral Services will be conducted by the Zarro Funeral Home, 145 Harrison Street, Bloomfield., Visitation is on Monday, January 16th from 9-10 am followed by mass at 10:30 am at Sacred Heart Church, Bloomfield. Entombment is at Hollywood Memorial Park...
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Rita L. Domerstad

December 20, 1948 - January 6, 2017

Rita Loretta Domerstad, 68, passed away on January 6, 2017 at Chilton Memorial Hospital, Pompton Plains. She was born in Newark and has lived in, Belleville, Kearny, Wayne, Tobyhanna, PA and the last 6 years in Parsippany. Funeral services will be conducted by the Zarro Funeral Home, 145 Harrison Street, Bloomfield, Visitation will be 12-4 pm. on Tuesday, January 10th. The burial will be...
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Gerardina Della Fera

October 19, 1914 - December 29, 2016

Gerardina Della Fera, 102, of Bloomfield passed away on Thursday, December 29, 2016. She was born in Calabritto Avellino, Italy and emigrated to the United States in 1966. She was the oldest member of St. Anthony of Padua Church. Funeral services will be conducted by the Zarro Funeral Home (www.zarrofuneralhome.net), 145 Harrison St., Bloomfield. Visitation will be on Monday, January 2nd...
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Mone't Thomas

February 14, 1991 - December 28, 2016

Mone't Thomas, 25, passed away on December 28, 2016. She was born in Teaneck and resided in Kearny. She was a manager of group sales for Holiday Inn, Secaucus, NJ. Funeral services will be conducted by the Zarro Funeral Home, 145 Harrison Street, Bloomfield, on Monday January 9th at 9 am followed by a mass at 11 am at St. Cecilia's Church, Kearny. The burial will follow at Arlington...
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Ralph Uriano

September 24, 1927 - December 28, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Zarro Funeral Home, Bloomfield, NJ.
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Gloria DiModica

June 17, 1933 - December 13, 2016

Gloria DiModica, 83, of Hamburg, NJ, formerly of Belleville, passed away on Tuesday, December 13, 2016. She was a hairdresser for Mark VII Hair Salon in Clifton. Funeral services will be conducted by the Zarro Funeral Home (www.zarrofuneralhome.net), 145 Harrison St., Bloomfield. Visitation will be on Friday December 16th from 6-8 pm with a service at 8 pm. The burial will be private. ...
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Grace DiMaio

June 8, 1924 - December 12, 2016

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Clementina Dunn

December 20, 1935 - December 7, 2016

Clementina Dunn, 80, passed away on December 7, 2016 at her home with her loving family by her side. She was born in Newark and has lived in Belleville for many years. Funeral services will be conducted by the Zarro Funeral Home (www.zarrofuneralhome.net), 145 Harrison St., Bloomfield. Visitation will be on Friday December 9th from 4-8 pm. Kindly be at the funeral home on Saturday, December...
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Robert Romano

August 27, 1961 - December 6, 2016

Robert Romano, 55, lifelong resident of Newark passed away on Tuesday, December 6th. He was the co-owner of Carmen's Bakery in Union with our beautiful mother Filomena. Funeral services will be conducted by the Zarro Funeral Home (www.zarrofuneralhome.net), 145 Harrison St., Bloomfield. Visitation will be on Sunday, December 11th from 4-8 pm. Kindly be at the funeral home on Monday,...
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Loretta Long

January 29, 1949 - November 30, 2016

Loretta Long, " Lori", 67, passed away on November 30, 2016 after a long illness. She was born in Newark, and lived in East Orange before moving to Bloomfield in 1992. Lori was a dedicated kindergarten and first grade teacher for the Newark Board of Education at First Avenue School for 28 years before retiring in 2001. Funeral services will be conducted by the Zarro Funeral Home (www...
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Fannie Albano

April 9, 1923 - November 8, 2016

Fannie Albano, 93, passed away on Tuesday, November 8. She lived in Newark for many years before moving to Toms River 16 years ago. Fannie was a member of Columbus Hospital Woman's Auxiliary. Funeral services will be conducted by the Zarro Funeral Home (www.zarrofuneralhome.net), 145 Harrison St., Bloomfield. Visitation will be on Friday, November 11th from 10:00am to noon. The burial will...
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Ivette Beatriz DeLaBarrera

November 19, 1962 - October 31, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Zarro Funeral Home, Bloomfield, NJ.
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Lorraine Rufrano

May 21, 1934 - October 19, 2016

Lorraine Rufrano, 82, passed away on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at her home in Bloomfield. She was born in Niagara Falls New York. She worked as a clerk for the US Postal Service in Bloomfield. Lorriane will be missed dearly by her devoted friend, Pauline Milano. Visitation will be on Monday, October 24th from 4-8 pm. Kindly meet on Tuesday, October 25 at 11:30 am for her mass of Christian...
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Joseph Michael Wolinski

March 4, 1948 - October 6, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Zarro Funeral Home, Bloomfield, NJ.
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Lian Fang Liu

September 4, 1940 - October 3, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Zarro Funeral Home, Bloomfield, NJ.
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Natalina Merola

December 22, 1923 - October 2, 2016

Natalina "Gerardina" Merola, 92, passed away on Sunday, October 2, 2016 at her home in Caldwell. She was born in Caposele, Italy and came to America where she lived in North Newark for many years. Natalina was employed at Peerless Tube in Bloomfield, NJ. She was an avid cooker, who loved working in her home-grown garden. She spent many hours keeping the old customs of Italy. Natalina is survived...
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Alberto C. LLERA

August 7, 1924 - September 23, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Zarro Funeral Home, Bloomfield, NJ.
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Michael Melillo

December 23, 1954 - September 16, 2016

Michael Melillo, 61, of Cedar Grove, passed away on Friday, September 16, 2016 at St. Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston. Visitation will be on Thursday, September 22 from 4-8 pm. Kindly be at the funeral home on Friday, September 23 at 9:30 am prior to a service at 10:30 am. The entombment to follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover. Michael is survived by his wife, Antoinette...
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Concetta Mobilio

April 23, 1925 - August 27, 2016

Concetta "Connie" Mobilio, (nee Stallone) 91, of Bloomfield, passed away on Saturday, August 27, 2016.She was born in Old Forge, PA and resided in Newark for many years before moving to Bloomfield 5 years ago.Funeral services will be conducted by the Zarro Funeral Home, (www.zarrofuneralhome.net),145 Harrison St., Bloomfield,NJ. Visitation will be on Wednesday, August 31st from 4-8pm. Kindly...
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Rosemarie DeLeone

January 4, 1950 - August 23, 2016

Rosemarie DeLeone, ( nee Pravata), 66, passed away on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at Clara Maas Medical Center, Belleville, NJ.She lived in Belleville and Bloomfield before moving to Cedar Grove 4 years ago. She was a nurses aid for both Columbus and Clara Maass Hospitals for many years.Funeral services will be celebrated at the Zarro Funeral Home, 145 Harrison St., Bloomfield,NJ. Visitation...
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Vidal Rodriguez

October 14, 1952 - August 22, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Zarro Funeral Home, Bloomfield, NJ.
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Beverly Marie Piegaro

June 25, 1953 - August 21, 2016

Beverly Marie Piegaro, ( nee Alexandros), 63,passed away suddenly on Sunday, August 21, 2016 at Clara Maas Medical Center, Belleville, NJ.She was born in Newark and has lived in Nutley for the past 30 years. Beverly worked for Prudential Insurance Company in the fianance department for many years. Funeral services will be celebrated at the Zarro Funeral Home, 145 Harrison St., Bloomfield,NJ. ...
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Rose Iglesias

January 23, 1921 - August 20, 2016

Rose Iglesias, 95, of Newark, passed away on Saturday, August 20, 2016 at Clara Maas Medical Center, Belleville,NJ.She worked for Bristol Myers in the account/ record keeping dept. for over 25 years and later a part owner of CID Construction Company. Funeral services will be conducted by the Zarro Funeral Home, 145 Harrison St., Bloomfield. Visitation will be on Wednesday, August 24 th from 2-4 ...
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Helen Ann Stoecker

January 24, 1917 - August 16, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Zarro Funeral Home, Bloomfield, NJ.
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Anthony J. Sousa

August 6, 1985 - July 26, 2016

Anthony Joseph Sousa, 30, of Newark, passed away on Tuesday, July 29th, 2016. He loved cooking and was a sioux chef for many restaurants in the area. Funeral services will be conducted by the Zarro Funeral Home, (www.zarrofuneralhome.net), 145 Harrison St., Bloomfield. Visitation will be on Monday, August 1st from 6-9pm. Kindly be at the funeral home on Tuesday, August 2nd by 8: 30...
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Spiridon Risto

October 22, 1930 - July 22, 2016

Spiridon John " Peter" Risto, 85, was born in Johnsonburg, Pennsylvania and raised in Newark, where he lived for 72 years before moving to Bloomfield in 2007. He served in the army in Korea and went on to have a career as a baker at Ward's Bakery in Newark until 1980 and later retired from White Castle Bakeries in Carteret in 1994. Funeral services will be conducted by the Zarro...
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Cheryl Ann Chiappinelli

August 12, 1950 - July 7, 2016

Cheryl Ann Chiappinelli, 65, passed away on July 7, 2016 at her home in Verona with her loving family at her side. She was born in Newark, lived in Belleville most of her life before moving to Verona 15 years ago. She worked as the Court Administrator for the Township of Belleville before retiring in 2004. The visitation will be on Sunday, July 10th from 1-6pm. Kindly be at the...
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Lawrence Scelfo

June 22, 1935 - July 5, 2016

Lawrence J. Scelfo, 81, passed away on July 5, 2016 at his home in Bloomfield with his loving family at his side. He was born in Newark where he resided for many years before moving to Bloomfield 20 years ago. He was an engineer for the City of Newark in the traffic and signals department. The visitation will be private. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the mass at 9:30am on...
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Juan Mucha

June 23, 1914 - June 30, 2016

Juan Mucha, 102, passed away on June 30, 2016 at his home in Belleville with his loving family at his side. He was born in Junin, Peru and came to the United States in 1990 and has lived in Belleville for the past 15 years. Visitation will be on Thursday, July 7th from 5-9pm. Funeral services will be conducted by the Zarro Funeral Home ( www.zarrofuneralhome.net), 145 Harrison St.,...
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Giovanna Stoppiello

October 25, 1931 - June 25, 2016

Giovanna Stoppiello, 84, of Belleville passed away on June 25th, 2016 with her loving and devoted family by her side. She was born in Volturara Irpina, Italy, lived in Argentina and in 1969 came to the United States where she resided in Belleville with her husband and family. Visitation will be on Thursday, June 30 from 2-4 & 7-9pm. Funeral services will be conducted by the Zarro...
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Oksana Klapko

November 2, 1953 - June 19, 2016

Oksana Klapko,62, passed away on June 19th at Clara Maass Medical Center, Belleville. She was born in Belgium and has lived in Newark for many years. Visitation will be on Friday, June 24th 22 from 9am to 10:45am followed by a mass at 11:30am at St. John's Church, 733 Sandford Ave., Newark, NJ (973-371-1356). The burial will be at Hollywood Cemetery, Union. Arrangements are by the Zarro...
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Jane Margaret Salamone

May 1, 1942 - June 19, 2016

Jane Margaret Salamone (nee Hanley), 74, passed away peacefully on June 19th at her home. She was born and raised in New York City, and lived most of her life in Jersey City before moving to West Orange, in 2007. Visitation will be on Wednesday, June 22 from 2-4 and 7-9pm. Arrangements are by the Zarro Funeral Home, www.zarrofuneralhome.net.145 Harrison St., Bloomfield, NJ. Kindly be at...
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Mary A. D'Amico

October 25, 1928 - June 12, 2016

Mary D'Amico (nee Dominick), passed away on June 12, 2016 at her home in Belleville. Funeral services will be conducted by the Zarro Funeral Home, 145 Harrison Street, Bloomfield, on Saturday June 18th at 8:45 am followed by a mass at 10:00 am at St. Valentine Church, Bloomfield. The entombment will be at Holy Cross Cemetery, N. Arlington. Visitation will be 4-8 pm. on Friday, ...
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Silvana C. Megaro

February 22, 1956 - June 11, 2016

Silvana Megaro, 60, passed away on June 11, 2016 at Morristown Memorial Hospital in Morristown, NJ. Silvana was born in Caracas, Venezuela to the late Antonio Gerardo Megaro and Maria G Parisi Megaro, before moving to Newark, NJ in 1970. She graduated from Barringer High School and Rutgers University, living in Newark until she moved to Bloomfield, NJ where she raised her children. She most...
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RoseMarie Carlo

October 16, 1939 - June 11, 2016

RoseMarie Carlo, 76, passed away on June 11, 2016, at her home in Nutley. Funeral services will be conducted by the Zarro Funeral Home, 145 Harrison Street, Bloomfield, on Thursday June 16th at 8 am followed by a mass at 9 am at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, Bloomfield. The burial will be private. Visitation will be 5-9 pm. on Wednesday, June 15, 2016. RoseMarie was born in...
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William De Groot

August 29, 1954 - June 4, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Zarro Funeral Home, Bloomfield, NJ.
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Marilyn Ann Galasso

July 15, 1933 - May 31, 2016

Marilyn Ann Galasso, 82, passed away on May 31st 2016. She was born in Newark to the late Anthony and Mary Fasano, and lived most of her life in North Newark before moving to Bloomfield, and the past 15 years in Marlboro. Marilyn was a loving and devoted wife, mother, and grandmother and spent most of her time taking care of her family. She is survived by her sons "The Twins" Salvatore and...
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Paul Anthony Freid

January 10, 1966 - May 28, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Zarro Funeral Home, Bloomfield, NJ.
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Betty Ann Neri

February 19, 1936 - May 8, 2016

Betty Ann Neri, 80, of Spring Hill, FL, formerly of Edison, NJ, passed away on Mother's Day, May 8, 2016. Betty was predeceased in death by her husband Louis, of 52 years. She is survived by her two daughters, Elizabeth Irons of Missouri City, TX and Diane Sicher of Bethlehem, PA. She is also survived by her grandchildren Justine and Kevin Geidosch and sisters Theresa Fedorczyk and Patricia...
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Teresita Guerrero

August 16, 1947 - April 22, 2016

Teresita Guerrero "Tessie", 68, of Newark passed away on April 22, 2016 at her home. She was born in the Philippines and came to the United States in 1970. She was a registered nurse for UMDNJ in Newark for many years. Visitation will be on Sunday, May 15, 2016 from 1-5 pm at Zarro Funeral Home (www.zarrofuneralhome.net), 145 Harrison Street, Bloomfield. Family and friends...
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