Obituaries

(Current and recent obituaries)

DIAZ, Ernesto, 87, of Wayne on 8.10.16 Survived by wife Margarita and children Visit Mon. 5-9 pm Service 7:30 pm Funeral Tues 10:30 am Gaita Memorial, 154 Newark Pompton Tpk Little Falls.
GAITA, Mildred (nee De Palo), 85, a sixty year resident of Totowa Borough, passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side on July 19, 2016. Beloved wife of the late Mario Gaita, Sr. Devoted mother of Stephanie Morabito and Mario Gaita, Jr. and his wife Ruthellen, of Totowa. Cherished grandmother of Joseph Jr and Adam Morabito and Danielle, Melissa and Thomas Gaita, all of Totowa. Predeceased by brothers, Gaetano and Thomas and sisters, Jennie Bonasia and Mary Van Kouteren. Dear aunt of many nieces and nephews. Born in New York City, she lived in Middle Village, Queens before moving to Hawthorne, where she met her loving husband, Mario, Sr. She worked for Einson and Freeman, Fairlawn and then became a wonderful homemaker. She loved cooking, baking and feeding family and friends. She was a loving sister, wife, mother, grandmother, aunt and friend. Funeral Saturday, 8:30 am from Gaita Memorial Home, 154 Newark Pompton Tpke., Little Falls. Mass of Christian Burial 9:30 am St. James R.C. Church, Totowa. Interment Laurel Grove Cemetery, Totowa. The family will receive their friends Friday 3 to 8 pm.
SANTA LUCIA, Gertrude (Bubbles) (nee Gaita), 65, of Wayne, passed away at home on July 16, 2016. Beloved wife of Thomas R. Santa Lucia. Devoted mother of Thomas A. Santa Lucia and his wife Debi and Lisa Santa Lucia. Cherished grandmother of Theresa, Tiffany and Fabian Santa Lucia. Loving sister of Samuel Gaita, Faye Craney, Roseanna Fucetola and her husband Eugene and the late Marie Corrado. Born in Paterson, she lived in Totowa before moving to Wayne forty four years ago. Funeral service Wednesday 10:00 am at Gaita Memorial Home, 154 Newark Pompton Tpke., Little Falls. Interment Laurel Grove Cemetery, Totowa. The family will receive their friends Tuesday 4 to 8 pm. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to ALFA Development,Inc., 39 Oak Ridge Rd., Newfoundland, NJ 07425.
DEL CONTE, Charles (Tony), 80, of Woodland Park passed away July 12, 2016. Beloved husband of Carol (nee Fidell) Del Conte. Devoted father of the late Sandra Del Conte (2015). Cherished grandfather of Andrew and Shawn. Loving brother of Charles Parker and Maryjane Castrese. He was predeceased by a brother and two sisters. Born in Newark, he was a lifetime resident of Woodland Park. Before his retirement he was employed at Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission, Newark for fifteen years. He served in the U.S. Air Force and was a member of St. Clement's Episcopal Church, Hawthorne. Funeral Monday 9:00 am from Gaita Memorial Home, 154 Newark Pompton Tpke., Little Falls. Funeral service 10:00 am at St. Clement's Church, 271 Lafayette Ave., Hawthorne. Entombment Laurel Grove Cemetery, Totowa. The family will receive their friends Sunday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm.

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