Patricia Dinnell

Patricia Dinnell (nee Conway), 75, of Harrington Park, died peacefully at home on Thursday, December 27, 2018. Born August 17, 1943 in Brooklyn, NY.

Beloved wife of Ralph for 53 years. Devoted mother of Andrew and his wife Kathleen, Karen and her husband Steve LoPresti and Scott and his wife Kristen. Adored grandmother of Matthew, Kate, Sam, Jack, Jonathan, Patrick, Timothy, Riley, Sarah, Brian, Sophia and Daniel. Dear sister of Mary Elizabeth Conway O’Connor and Kathleen Conway Gervais. Patricia graduated from St. Joseph’s College in Brooklyn and taught in parochial schools in Brooklyn, Harrington Park and Norwood. She was active in her church community as a Eucharistic minister.

An owner of several dogs, Pat loved all animals – except the deer that ate the tomatoes in her garden for fifty years.

As a grandmother, she took on the roles of doctor, chauffer, chef, mechanic, maid, tutor and role model. Each of her twelve grandchildren loved her so dearly and will continue her legacy of thoughtfulness and compassion.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday at 10 AM at Our Lady of Victories RC Church, Harrington Park.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Sisters of Charity Development Office, PO Box 476, Convent Station, NJ 07961

Leonard J. Florio

Leonard J. Florio, 62, of Pearl River, NY, formerly of Tamarac, FL and the Bronx, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, December 25, 2018. Cherished son of the late Joseph and Marie Florio. Loving brother of James Florio and his wife Marietta of Pearl River, NY and Dean Florio and his wife Lucille of Eastchester, NY. Cherished uncle of James, Michelle, Nicolette, Michael and Juliana.

Leonard was a public insurance adjuster for many years. Presently he worked in estate sales and also worked for Little Cakes in Park Ridge, NJ.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the American Heart Association,, would be greatly appreciated.

Visitation will be on Friday, December 28 from 3-9 PM at Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Ave, Northvale, NJ (201-767-3050).

Giuseppe Rinaldi

Giuseppe Rinaldi, 90, of Orangeburg, passed away on Saturday, December 22, 2018. Beloved husband of Pia (nee Barrasso). Cherished father of Salvatore Rinaldi and Dorina Grillo and her husband Vincenzo. Adored grandfather of Filomena, Nico, Kyle and Dylan. Dearest brother of Filippo and wife Giuseppina, Rosaria and the late Antonio, Giovanna and Mario.

Giuseppe was a barber at Mario’s Barber Shop in Nanuet for many years.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday 10 AM at St. Catharine’s RC Church, Blauvelt with entombment to follow at St. Anthony’s Cemetery, Nanuet. Visiting hours are Wednesday 4-8 PM at Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Ave, Northvale (201-767-3050).

William G. “Woody” Crowl

William G. “Woody” Crowl, 75, of Northvale, passed away at home on Wednesday, December 19, 2018. Beloved husband of Carole (nee Koster). Devoted father of Wendy Ewing and husband John of Elgin, IL and Teri DiStefano and husband Rocco of Paramus. Adored grandfather of Sofia, Lea, Luca, Nicholas, Alexander and Zachary. Dearest brother Thomas of Florida and the late Robert. He is also survived by his sister-in-law Lois of Maywood.

Woody was a US Army veteran of the Vietnam War and was a past commander of the Norwood American Legion Post 272. He was a skilled carpenter for many years before retirement.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, December 26 from 5 – 8 PM at Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Avenue, Northvale (201-767-3050).

In lieu of flowers, donations in Woody’s memory may be made to the Disabled American Veterans, or St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital,

Marie J. McMahon

Marie J. McMahon, 87, of Northvale, passed away on Thursday, December 20, 2018. She was born in New York City and was predeceased by her parents Rebecca and Joseph McMahon and a brother Joseph J. McMahon. She was a devoted cousin to Maureen and Frank D’Ercole and their children, Colleen, Brian and Kristen and the D’Ercole grandchildren, Matthew, Caitlin, Ryan, Frankie, Victoria and Connor. She was also devoted to the Morelli and Rosato family, their children and grandchildren.

Marie moved to Northvale in 1973 and was active in many community programs. She was employed as a supervisor at International Flavors and Fragrances in New York City until she retired in 1994. Marie was known to her family as Sis. Her family never had to worry about security at their homes because Sis was always on patrol checking everyone’s house.

Visitation will be Friday morning, December 28 from 9:30 – 10:30 AM at Pizzi Funeral Home, Northvale with a Funeral Mass to be celebrated at St. Anthony’s RC Church, Northvale at 11 AM. Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Valhalla, NY.

Fernandito L. Reyes

Fernandito L. Reyes, known by many as Kristian, 64, born in Manila, Philippines, formerly of Orangeburg, NY and Fort Lee, NJ before moving to Lodi, NJ, passed away on Tuesday, December 18, 2018. Cherished father of Don Reyes and Janice Reyes. Adored grandfather of Andrew and Madison. Dearest brother of Reuel, Florian and Maylin. Also survived by the children’s mother, Marilyn Negre. Visitation will be held Saturday, December 22, 2018 from 7-9 PM at Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Avenue, Northvale, NJ (201-767-3050).

Robert Joseph Garabed

Robert Joseph Garabed, 70, of Mahwah, formerly of Teaneck, passed away on Tuesday, December 18, 2018. Loving father of Kimberly Thayres and her husband Edward of Lavallette and Robert Garabed of Jersey City. Beloved brother of Elaine and Ralph Young, Joseph and the late Bernadette Garabed, Glenn and Lisa Garabed, Janice and Kerry Bender and Cheryl and Kenneth Hauser. Dearest uncle of many nieces and nephews.

Robert was a US Air Force Veteran during the Vietnam War. He was a software sales representative for Innovation Data Processing in Little Falls.

A Funeral Service will be held Saturday 12 noon at Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Ave, Northvale with interment to follow at George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus. Visiting hours are Friday 5-8 PM.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Disabled American Veterans,, would be greatly appreciated.

Casper T. “Bud” Will

Casper T. “Bud” Will, of Tappan, passed away on Friday, December 14, 2018. Born October 11th 1929 in Yonkers, NY. Retired executive of CIGNA Special Risk Facilities Inc. Attended St. Denis parochial school, Manhattan Prep, and New York University.He was predeceased by his wife, Helen (née Manix). He is survived by four daughters, Mary Jane Fick (Bob), Joanne Ciriello (Peter), Patricia Boyer (Steve), and Denise Pawlowski (Alex). He is succeeded by his eight grandchildren, Colleen, Kaitlin, Thomas, Kerri Anne, Matthew, Meghan, Jack and Daniel. Bud was a US Army Veteran of the Korean War. He was active in community affairs serving as adjutant and financial officer of the John M. Perry Post American Legion and as president of Palisades Swim Club. He was also an active parishioner of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, serving in the capacity of lector, president of the men’s club, member of the pastoral parish counsel under Fr. Dale and Fr. Dwyer, and trustee.A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday 10 AM at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart RC Church, Tappan with interment to follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Yonkers. Visiting hours are Monday 2-4 & 7-9 PM at Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Ave, Northvale (201-767-3050).Those who wish may make donations in Bud’s memory may to the John M. Perry Post 1044, PO Box 311, Sparkill, NY

Theodore Michael Saydah

Theodore Michael Saydah “Ted,” 93, of Closter, passed away on Thursday, December 6, 2018. Beloved husband of Joyce (née Ontra). Devoted family man and cherished father of Gerard and wife Judy of Middletown, JoAnne Therese of Norwood, Jenifer Saydah and fiancé Kevin McGovern of Norwood, and Jill Marie Ross and husband George of Northvale. Adored grandfather of Erica Joyce DiMarzo and husband Rob, Michelle Saydah, Mary Gabrielle Saydah, Theo Saydah, and James Saydah. Dearest brother of Eleanor Sahadi of Demarest and the late Jim and George. Loving uncle of many nieces and nephews.Ted was a proud US Navy veteran of WWII, earning the American Theatre and Victory Medals. Educated at Trinity College and School of Visual Arts, he went on to a career as an Art Director in NYC before working for The Record newspaper as a manager where he retired from. Ted was very involved in local and county politics and was a Bergen County Committeeman for several years. He was an active parishioner of St. Mary’s Church, Closter, was a lector, and along with his wife Joyce, taught CCD for many years. He loved sports and was an avid fan of the Brooklyn Dodgers, NY Mets, NY Giants, and NJ Devils. Ted also was a self-taught musician earning first-chair trombone in the Fort Hamilton HS band.Visiting hours will be Tuesday 11 AM to 1 PM, at which time a funeral service will be held at Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Ave, Northvale, NJ (201-767-3050). Interment will follow at Rockland Cemetery, Sparkill, NY. A charity close to Ted’s heart is the NJ Rett Syndrome Association. Donations in Ted’s memory may be made to NJRSA,

Joseph W. Vitale

Joseph W. Vitale, 67, of Norwood, passed away at home surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, December 6, 2018. Beloved husband of Amelia (nee Gimino). Proud father of Samantha and the late Anthony. Loving brother of Theresa Smith and her husband Fred and the late Rose Brickwood. He is also survived by many other cherished family members and dear friends.

Joe was a US Navy veteran of the Vietnam War. A devoted husband and father, Joe will be remembered for his love of family and friends, his passion for antique cars and his dedicated work ethic. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday at 1:30 PM at St. Anthony’s RC Church, Northvale. Visiting hours are Friday 5-9 PM at Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Ave, Northvale (201-767-3050).

In lieu of flowers, donations in Joe’s memory may be made to Stand Up To Cancer at