Colombia "Bea" (née Pirolo) Dittamo, of Totowa, New Jersey, passed away May 3, 2023.
Bea was born and raised in Paterson, New Jersey, before she moved to Totowa 61 years ago. Before her retirement, Bea was a Bookkeeper and Clerk for Passaic County Park Department.
Bea was a parishioner of Our Lady of Pompei in Paterson, a member of Our Lady of Pompei's Rosary Society, and a member of the Totowa Library Book Club.
Bea is survived by her loving husband, Oliver Dittamo, devoted daughters, Cheryl Maguire and her husband, Terrence, and Renee Dent and her husband, Patrick. Bea is also survived by her adoring grandchildren, Christopher Dent, Stephanie DeLorenzis, Erika Kelly, and Shawn Maguire, and cherished great-grandchildren, Cassen Dent and Hudson DeLorenzis. Bea is predeceased by her brother, Charles Priolo.
Family and friends are welcome to gather on Sunday, May 7, 2023, from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm at Gaita Memorial Home, 154 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Little Falls, New Jersey. A Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, May 8, 2023, at 10 am at Our Lady of Pompei, 70 Murray Avenue, Paterson, New Jersey - please arrive to the funeral home at 9 am.