Lucy, 86, of Riverdale, passed away July 22, 2017. Survived by loving husband Anthony Pugliano. Cherished mother of Corrine Pacelli, Anthony Pacelli and wife Michele, Anthony Pugliano and wife Sharon, and Dina Beckner. Adored grandmother of Marissa, Anthony, Nicolese, Ilyssa, Michael, Biaggio, and pre-deceased by grandson Ryan. Loving sister of Mickey Manicone and wife Judy, and pre-deceased by brother Thomas Manicone and wife Trudy. Caring aunt of Joseph, Michael, Sandy, William, and pre-deceased by niece Shirley. Born in New York, Lucy lived in Brooklyn before moving to Wayne and then to Riverdale, where she resided for 8 years. Before her retirement, Lucy worked at the Wayne Tax Dept. as a clerk. Lucy's family was her world and she will be dearly missed. Her family will receive their friends July 24th from 4-8 pm at Gaita Memorial Home, 154 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Little Falls. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated July 25th at 11 am at St. Joseph's Church, 216 Comly Road, Lincoln Park - please meet directly at church. Disposition will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Nancy L., 74, of Clifton, passed away July 18, 2017. Loving mother of Thomas Weir, Carrie Ridner, Tracy Vance, Michelle Hascup, Nichole Murcko, Leon Murcko, Anna Murcko, and the late Steven Murcko (2004). Nancy is survived by many adored grandchildren and great-grandchildren. In Nancy's memory, donations can be made to American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.
Beverly A., 82, of Clifton, passed away July 12, 2017. Loving mother of Eileen Anderson and Amy J. Walker. Cherished grandmother of Nichole Dolan, Gina Hooper, and Joseph Manning. Adored great-grandmother of 4 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren. Beloved sister of Helen M. Manning. Beverly resided in Clifton all her life. Before her retirement, Beverly was an Operations Manager at RHC-Garcy Corp. in Elmwood Park. She was a member of Allwood Community Church in Clifton, and Kingdom Seekers Church in Toms River. Beverly's family will revive their friends for a memorial gathering July 22, 2017 from 11 am to 1 pm at Gaita Memorial Home, 154 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Little Falls- there will be a service at 12:15 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to American Brain Tumor Association, 8550 West Bryn Mawr Avenue, Suite 550, Chicago, Illinois 60631.
William E., 73, of Little Falls passed away July 10, 2017. Survived by loving wife Gloria (nee Capriotti) Koenig. Caring father of Christine Koenig and partner Michael Sparks, and Caroline McCallum and husband Jason. Adored grandfather of Jackson McCallum, Stella McCallum, Nathaniel Posthumus, June Posthumus, Justin Sparks, and Jared Sparks. Beloved brother of Carolyn Seppelt. Cherished uncle of Roy and William Seppelt. Raised in Irvington, William moved and resided in Little Falls for 42 years. Before his retirement, he was a professional engineer. Bill was a graduate from Newark College of Engineering where he was a past member of Alpha Phi Delta, and where he met his wife of 50 years. Bill was the past president of the Professional Engineering Society and was past member of the Little Falls Board of Adjustments. He loved to make wine and was an avid gardener, who often lived by his famous motto "Nothing succeeds like excess!" Bill's family will receive their friends for a memorial gathering on July 15th from 3-5 pm at Gaita Memorial Home, 154 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Little Falls. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Frost Valley YMCA, 2000 Frost Valley Road, Claryville, NY 12725.
Joseph, Jr., 87, of Little Falls "Singac", passed away July 3, 2017. Beloved husband of Marion (nee Petronchak) Farnese. Caring father of Dr. Joseph Farnese and wife Robin, James Farnese, Dr. Jeffrey Farnese and wife Marlene, and the late John "Jackie" Farnese (1982). Adored grandfather of James, Nicole, Jacqueline, Danielle, Alexa, Jeffrey, and Gabriella Farnese. Loving brother of Eleanor Russo. Born in Paterson, Joseph moved to Singac where he lived for 62 years. He served in the Korean Conflict. Joseph was the owner of Farnese Pastry Shop for 45 years and was one of the pioneers in making artistic cakes. He was a member of American Legion Post 108 of Little Falls for over 50 years and Holy Angels Church. His family will receive their friends July 6th from 4-8 pm at Gaita Memorial Home, 154 Newark Pompton Tpke., Little Falls. A funeral service will be held July 7th at 10 am at the funeral home - please arrive at 9:30 am. Interment to follow at Laurel Grove Memorial Park, Totowa. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to CHCC Foundation, 301 Sicomac Ave., Wyckoff, NJ 07481.