Theresa Minnella, 92, of Little Falls, New Jersey, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on April 20, 2022.
Born in Anesbury, Massachusetts, Theresa resided to Maplewood, New Jersey, before she moved to Little Falls, where she has lived since 1974.
Before her retirement, Theresa was a Realtor with Damiano Realty in Little Falls for many years.
Theresa was a faithful parishioner of Holy Angels Roman Catholic Church in Little Falls and member of the Elks Lodge of Livingston #1855.
Theresa is survived by her loving sons, James A. Minnella, Anthony Minnella, and his wife, Jill, and step-son, Michael Minnella, adoring grandchildren, Samantha Minnella, James Minnella, Jr., Jamie Minnella, Anthony Minnella, Alyssa Minnella, Evangeline Minnella, Adelaide Minnella, and Ricky Christensen.
Theresa is predeceased by her beloved husband, James J. Minnella (2018) and caring brother, Donald Boudreau.
Family and friends are welcome to gather on Sunday, April 24, 2022, from 4 pm to 8 pm at Gaita Memorial Home, 154 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Little Falls. A Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, April 25, 2022, at 9:30 am at Holy Angels Roman Catholic Church, 473 Main Street, Little Falls - please meet at the funeral home at 8:45 am. Entombment will follow at Holy Cross Mausoleum, North Arlington.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Theresa's memory may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105, or online www.stjude.org - donation envelopes will be available at the funeral home.