Hilda (nee Kelle), 96, of Little Falls passed away January 31, 2018. Loving wife of the late Peter Sidor (1968). Devoted mother of Don M. Sidor, Ken P. Sidor, and Chris Dupas and her husband Floyd. Adored grandmother of Marcie Dupas and the late Peter Dupas. Cherished great-grandmother of Aubree Samgour and Peter Samgour. Born in Germany, Hilda moved to the Bronx at 4 years old, then to Little Falls where she resided for 63 years. Before her retirement, Hilda was a Tax Clerk at the Little Falls Tax Department. Her family will receive their friends Monday, February 5th from 6-9 pm at Gaita Memorial Home, 154 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Little Falls - prayers will be said at 8:45 pm.
Irene (nee Dunkerley), 97, of Little Falls, passed away January 31, 2018. Loving wife of the late Hubert Zicot (1954) and Leo Philippi (2016). Devoted mother of Patricia Pelonero and her husband Steven and the late Hubert Zicot (2016) and survived by his wife Marie. Adored grandmother of Lee Zicot, Dana Goodspeed, Steven Pelonero, and the late Jude Zicot. Caring great-grandmother of 9 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren. Pre-deceased by brothers Frank and Robert and sister Helen Dunkerley, and Florence Puglisi. Born in Paterson, Irene moved to Little Falls in 1951. Before her retirement, Irene was a Meat Wrapper for Grand Union Company in Clifton and was in the Meat Cutters Union Local 464. Her family will receive their friends Wednesday, February 7th from 4-8 pm at Gaita Memorial Home, 154 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Little Falls. A Funeral Service will be held Thursday, February 8th at Gaita Memorial Home at 11 am - please arrive at 10:30 am. Interment will follow to Laurel Grove Memorial Park, Totowa. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105.
Vincent R., 52, of Woodland Park, passed away on Thursday, January 25, 2018 at Jefferson Torresdale Hospital, Philadelphia, PA with his family at his side. Beloved husband of Carmela (nee Zappaarrata). Devoted son of Eugenio "Gino" and Anna (nee Gorga). Cherished father of Amanda Arcuri and her companion Jennifer Steyling and Gianna Arcuri. Loving brother of Gina Delmo and Angela and her husband Brian Baskinger. Adored uncle of Nick, Alexa, Joe, Johnny and Bobby. Vinnie will be missed by many loving aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. He was born in Paterson and raised in West Paterson. He was the owner-operator of Park West Automotive Repairs, Woodland Park. He had an extraordinary love for his family and an inseparable bond with his wife and daughters. He enjoyed Sunday dinners and family vacations and had a passion for restoring his classic '69 Chevelle. Funeral will take place on Friday, February 2, 2018 at 9:15 am from Gaita Memorial Home, 154 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Little Falls. Funeral mass will be held at 10:00 am at St. Thomas More R.C. Church, Fairfield. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Totowa. The family will receive their family and friends on Thursday, 3 to 9 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations in the memory of Vinnie can be made in care of Gianna's Scholarship Fund.
Diane N. (nee Gnozzio), 84, of Little Falls, passed away January 22, 2018. Loving wife of the late Lester Robinson (1996). Caring mother of Gail Robinson and husband Steve Larsen, Jill Robinson-Westwood and husband Mitchell, and Chris Robinson and wife Cheryl. Devoted grandmother of Jessica and Jamie Westwood, Aidan and Colin Larsen, and Ian Robinson. Cherished sister of Nancy Kolek, Sally Albanese, Jeanie Peluso, and Michael Gnozzio. Diane is survived by many nieces and nephews. Born in Providence, Rhode Island, Diane moved to Little Falls in 1965 and has resided there since. She worked at Prudential Insurance Company and J.C. Penny's for many years before retiring .Diane enjoyed cooking and was a frequent visitor of the Little Falls Public Library. She loved her grandchildren and would travel with them and go to every event involving her beloved grandchildren. She was a very family oriented person and will be deeply missed. Her family will receive their friends Sunday, January 28th from 5-7 pm at Gaita Memorial Home, 154 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Little Falls. A Funeral Service will take place Monday, January 29th at 11 am at Gaita Memorial Home. Interment will follow to Laurel Grove Memorial Park, Totowa.
George W. Fay, of Caldwell, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on January 19, 2018. Born in Glen Ridge, George resided in Caldwell for the past 41 years. George proudly served in the USS Independence and was deployed to Cuba for the Cuban Missile Crisis. He was a member of American Legion Post 185 of Caldwell. Surviving is his loving wife Joan Fay (nee Hasemann). His beloved son Russell G. and his wife Kathleen, and his cherished granddaughter Elizabeth Fay. He is also survived by his nephews Andrew and Alex Carlough, Eric Fay, niece Tricia Fay, and great-niece Harper Carlough. Visitation for friends and relatives will take place Wednesday, January 24th from 4-7 pm at Gaita Memorial Home, 154 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Little Falls, NJ 07424. Church Service will be Thursday, January 25th at 11 am at Christ Episcopal Church, 74 Park Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028 - please meet directly at church. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in George's name to American Legion Post 185, 303 Bloomfield Avenue, Caldwell, NJ 07006
Steven F., 59, of Haledon, passed away on January 8, 2018. Beloved son of Rose (nee Barbarito) and the late Frank. Loving brother of James and wife Ceres, and the late Frank A. Adored uncle of Andrea Brewster, Tyler, Jennifer, and Zachary Blundo. Born in Paterson, Steven was a lifelong resident of Haledon. He was a union carpenter. His family will receive their friends Friday, January 12th from 4-8 pm at Gaita Memorial Home, 154 Newark Pompton Turnpike. A Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, January 13th at 10 am at St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church, 286 Haledon Avenue, Prospect Park - please meet directly at church. Interment to follow at Christ The King Cemetery, Franklin Lakes. In lieu of lowers, donations can be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105.
Madeline M. (nee Hansen), 102, of Totowa passed away January 6, 2018. Loving wife of the late Francis M. Henry (1973). Devoted mother of Michael Henry, Bernard Henry, George Henry, Madeline Armato, pre-deceased by Francis Henry, Vincent Henry, William Henry, Theresa Raftery, and Margaret Sorrentino. Adored grandmother of 11 grandchildren, and 17 great-grandchildren. Cherished sister of Evelyn Westcott and Marie James, pre-deceased by brothers John Hansen and Hugh Hansen, and by sister Dorothy Penninpede. Born in New York, New York, Madeline moved to Astoria, New York, then to Totowa where she resided for 11 years, and finally to St. Joseph's Home for the Elderly, Totowa in July 2016. Madeline was a seamstress who sewed doll's clothes in a toy factory. Her family will receive their friends Monday, January 15th from 9-11 am at St. Joseph's Home for the Elderly, 140 Shepherds Lane, Totowa. A memorial mass will follow at 11 am. Inturnment of the ashes will take place Tuesday, January 16th at 12 noon at St. Charles-Resurrection Cemetery, 2015 Wellwood Avenue, Farmingdale, New York 11735.
Jerry T., Jr., 39, of Little Falls, passed away suddenly on January 6, 2018 in South Carolina. Loving son of Jerry T. Caiazzo, Sr. and his wife Raquel, and Mary Lou Spenser and her husband Gordon. Caring brother of Joseph Volante, Jr., step-brother Brian Spenser and Angelina C. and Sophia Caiazzo. Jerry is survived by his paternal grandmother, Connie Caiazzo. Jerry lived all his life in Little Falls. He was a perfumer and was a member of the American Society of Perfumers. His family will receive their friends Sunday, January 14th from 4-8 pm at Gaita Memorial Home, 154 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Little Falls. A Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 am on Monday, January 15th at the funeral home - please arrive at 10 am.
Philomena A. (nee Yodice), 89, of Woodland Park, passed away January 1, 2018. Loving wife of Frank Galardi. Caring mother of Frank A. Galardi and wife Lynda, Ronald Galardi and wife Lisa, JoAnn Dugan and husband Daniel H., and Christine Scardilli and husband Mark. Adored grandmother of 14 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. Beloved sister of Christine Barbarisi. Philomena is pre-deceased by 5 brothers and 1 sister. Born in Paterson, Philomena moved to Woodland Park, where she has resided for the past 60 years. She was a member of Calvary Assembly in Woodland Park. Her family will receive their friends Sunday, January 7th from 4-8 pm at Gaita Memorial Home, 154 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Little Falls. A Funeral Service will be held Monday, January 8th at 11 am at the funeral home - please arrive at 10:30 am. Interment will follow to Laurel Grove Memorial Park, Totowa.