Paletta-Wright, Nicole C., 39, of Hawthorne, passed away on January 9, 2021. Beloved wife of Michael C. Wright. Cherished mother of Collin J. Wright. Loving daughter of Suzanne Paletta (nee Kanyok)and the late Joseph Paletta. Dearest sister of Stephanie Galizia and her husband Ralph. Nicole was born in Ridgewood and grew up and lived in Hawthorne her whole life. She was a beloved daughter, wife, sister, aunt and friend. Her son was the light of her life and her favorite role was being a mom.
The family will receive their friends on Saturday, January 16, 2021 from 2 - 5 PM at Gaita Memorial Home, 154 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Little Falls, NJ. Masks are required to enter the building. In lieu of flowers, donations to Nicole's son, Collin's education would be greatly appreciated. www.gofundme.com/f/final-expenses-for-nicoles-farewell?utm_source=customer&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=p_cp+share-sheet
Durkos, Mary, (nee Dutko), 101, of Little Falls, passed away peacefully in her home, on Sunday, January 3, 2021. Loving wife of the late Edward G. Durkos who passed in 2004. Cherished mother of Edward M. Durkos and his wife Susan. Dear grandmother of Timothy, Elizabeth, and Stephanie. Adoring great-grandmother of Jaxon and Jake.
Mary was a long time resident of Little Falls, living there for 101 years. She worked as an Inspector for Westinghouse Electric Corporation in Bloomfield. Mary was a member of St. John the Baptist Russian Orthodox Church in Little Falls as well as a member of St. Anne's Altar Society.
A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, January 8, 2021 at 9:30 AM at St. John the Baptist Russian Orthodox Church, 29 Weaver Street, Little Falls, NJ. Please meet directly at church. Interment to follow at George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus.
Ablaschai, Vasili, 74, of Paterson, passed away on Sunday, January 3, 2021. Loving husband of Tatiana Ablaschai (nee Marinin). Cherished father of Vasili Ablaschai and his wife Michele and Natasha Andrews and her husband Jim. Adored grandfather of five grandchildren. Dear brother of Vera Dello Buono and the late Ivan Ablaschai who passed away in 2004.
Born in Austria, Vasili lived in Brazil before moving to Paterson, NJ 58 years ago. He was a self-employed truck driver.
A service will be held on Friday, January 8, 2021 at 5 PM at St. John the Baptist Russian Orthodox Church, 29 Weaver Street, Little Falls. Meet directly at church. A Burial Service will be held on Saturday, January 9, 2021 at 9 AM at St. John the Baptist Russian Orthodox Church, 29 Weaver Street, Little Falls. Meet directly at church. Interment to follow at St. Vladimir's Cemetery, 316 Cassville Road, Jackson, NJ 08527.
Agresti, Arlene F., (nee Cappello), 71, of Clifton, passed away on Saturday, January 2, 2021. Beloved wife of Joseph Agresti. Devoted and loving mother of Maria Agresti. Dear aunt of a niece and two nephews.
Arlene was born in Passaic, and grew up in Clifton. She moved to Woodland Park when she was 40 years old and lived there for about 18 years before moving back to Clifton. Arlene taught in the Clifton School District for 36 years before retiring in 2014. She was a member of the Clifton Board of Education from 2011-2018 where she served as the Vice-President. Arlene was a member of the New Jersey Education Association (NJEA) and was very active in the Clifton Teacher's Association where she served as Treasurer. She was a parishioner of St. Bonaventure's Roman Catholic Church in Paterson. Arlene loved her trips to Atlantic City and always had a smile on her face. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
The family will receive their friends on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 from 4- 8 PM at Gaita Memorial Home, 154 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Little Falls. A Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, January 7, 2021 at 10:15 AM at St. Bonaventure's Roman Catholic Church, 174 Ramsey St., Paterson. Please meet directly at church. Interment to follow at East Ridgelawn Cemetery, 255 Main Ave., Clifton.
In lieu of flowers, donation in Arlene's memory can be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or www.stjude.org Envelopes will be provided by the funeral home during visiting hours. Please remember masks are required to enter the building and social distancing protocols will be in place.