Trombino, Irene F., (nee Manno), 89, of Little Falls, passed away on Sunday, July 19, 2020. Devoted wife of the late Arthur R. Trombino (2003). Loving mother of Mary Ann Trombino-Arthur and Donna Lubertazzi. Cherished grandmother of 5 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Born in Paterson, Irene moved to Little Falls in 1955 and lived there for 65 years. Irene worked as a supervisor for Prudential Insurance in Roseland for 25 years from from 1974-1999. She was a parishioner of Our Lady of the Holy Angels R.C. Church in Little Falls.
The family will receive their friends on Thursday, July 23, 2020 from 6-8 PM at Gaita Memorial Home, 154 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Little Falls. A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, July 24, 2020 at 9:30 AM at Holy Angels RC Church, 473 Main Street, Little Falls. Please meet directly at church. Interment to follow at Mount Hebron Cemetery, Montclair, NJ.
In lieu of flowers donations to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Irene's memory would greatly be appreciated. Send donations to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105-9959 or www.stjude.org
Envelopes will also be provided by the funeral home during visiting hours for your convenience.
Gatch, Rex, 54 of North Caldwell, NJ suddenly passed away on July 8, 2020. He is survived by his wife Johanna, daughter Violet, brother Eric Gatch and his wife Lynn, nephew Harrison Gatch, niece Madeleine Gatch, in-laws John and Helen Cap and sister-in-laws Stephanie Sackariasen and Andrea Kruger and their families. He is pre-deceased by his mother Anita Donada Gatch and father Donald E. Gatch.
Born in Savannah, Georgia, Rex moved to London, UK when he was three and then to Malta. Rex attended Fernden Preparatory School, Seaford College, Dundee University and graduated from South Bank University, London. Rex loved showing his daughter Violet his "hometown" of London and introducing her to his UK friends. He was a devoted Arsenal fan.
Rex met his wife Johanna in Hoboken 18 years ago and it was love at first sight. They were married in 2004 and were thrilled to welcome Violet to their family in 2009. Rex was an attentive father and had an extremely close relationship with Violet.
Rex's passions included reading, gardening, cooking and pool. Known as "The Vest" by his pool mates he loved the leagues and tournaments he played in and cherished all the friendships he made. His quick wit and sense of humor was enjoyed by his friends, family and co-workers. Rex loved his profession as an environmental engineer. Many of his colleagues became his close friends and confidantes.
Arrangements are private to the family.
Contributions in Rex's honor and memory can be made to www.gofundme.com/f/rex-gatch-memorial-college-fund-for-violet
and will go directly to Violet's college fund, as her education was a priority for him.
Haik, Jacquelyn E., 38, of Totowa, formerly of Clifton, suddenly passed away on May 11, 2020. Predeceased by her father Wallace (Ken) Haik in 1982 and her mother Robin (nee Lowe) in 2013. She is survived by her life partner Brian Wieczockowski, her loving godmother and aunt Arlene Marocco, her aunts Susan Kingston, Liz Bartolo, and Susan Bartolo, and her many cousins. She will be greatly missed by her beloved dog, Butters.
Born in Pequannock, Jacquelyn lived in Clifton most of her life before moving to Totowa a little over a year ago. She was formerly employed by Giovatto Advertising in Paramus as an administrative assistant. She enjoyed trips to the Jersey Shore with her friends and had a love of animals volunteering at Clifton Friends of the Animal Shelter. At this time arrangements are private to the family. A Memorial Gathering will be held on Friday, July 10, 2020 from 11 AM to 12:30 PM at Gaita Memorial Home, 154 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Little Falls. Entombment of Jacquelyn's cremains will follow directly after visiting at Laurel Grove Memorial Park, Totowa for 1 PM. In lieu of flowers, the donations to Clifton Friends of the Animal Shelter, PO Box 4923, Clifton, NJ 07015 would be appreciated.