Ida E. Bajakian

Ida E. Bajakian (nee Pacione), 92, of Bergenfield, passed away at home on Saturday, April 10, 2021.  Devoted wife of the late Nishan. Beloved mother of Mark of San Diego, CA, Deborah and her husband Dean of Norwood, NJ and William and his wife Wendy of Norwood, NJ. Also, her son, Brian who died in infancy. Proud and loving grandmother of Nicholas and Tyler.  Dearest late sisters, Goldie Cancro and Gloria Shaw.  Also survived by many loving relatives and friends. 

In addition to being a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, Ida’s working career started by tailoring models’ clothing in NYC. Throughout life she continued to pursue her interest in women’s clothing at several stores in Bergenfield. 

Along with loving her family, Ida enjoyed making pizzelles for her two grandsons.

Ida was an active parishioner of St. John’s RC Church, of Bergenfield.

A memorial mass will be celebrated on Thursday, April 15, 2021 at 11 AM at St John’s Church, Bergenfield.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Ida’s memory may be made to a soup kitchen of your choice.


  1. Karen Volpitto

    I loved Ida like a cherished aunt. God bless you, beautiful lady. May you rest peacefully with your loved ones.

  2. Dear Mark,

    Your Ida’s amazing qualities are being carried on beautifully by you.
    She will be greatly missed and always remembered.

    Alice and John Wang

  3. Mark:

    I am so sorry for your loss. I am glad you were able to be with her for the last couple of weeks. Prayers for you and your family. Rest in peace Ida.
    Love, Bina A1

  4. Ajay and Jyoti Sarolia

    Our heartfelt condolences to you and your family Mark. I was not privileged enough to meet your beautiful mother, but know of her a little bit with all of your travels to and from New Jersey. Praying for a peaceful journey for your mother and prayers for the family.

  5. Carol Spadaccini Constantinou

    Dearest Mark, Debbie & Family,
    So sorry for the loss of Mom. Awesome Mark that you could be by her side. I remember our lunch together in San Diego, enjoyed talking and laughing with your Mom. I have been using Ponds ever since she shared how she kept her beautiful skin. Love you and pray for you and you families strength & peace at this time.
    Love, Carol

  6. Michelle McConnell


    My heart weighs heavy for you today. She sounds like an incredible lady and one that I would have thoroughly enjoyed conversing with regarding her career in fashion. The stories she must have!!!

    You are in my thoughts.

    Michelle McConnell

  7. Dear Mark,

    I am so saddened to hear of your mother’s passing. I know that you are a devoted and loving son. She sounds like she lived a very full life devoted to you and to her family. May God provide you and your family peace as you mourn her loss. I am keeping you in my prayers.

  8. Dearest Mark & family,

    Thinking of you at your time of loss and sadness. Wishing you peace and comfort.


  9. Mark & Family

    My deepest condolences on the loss of your Mom, I had the honor of meeting her in Florida and could see why she was loved so much. A Sweet lady who now is in heaven and watching over all of you. Remember she is at peace and is no longer suffering, cherish the memories you had with her. She will always be in your thoughts. Stay strong ❤❤

  10. Patty Annecchino Medley

    Dear Mark and Debbie
    My heart breaks for your family. I loved your mom so much. She was such a blessing to me when my dad passed away. She taught me how to sew and was such a loving neighbor. Sending you all prayers for comfort and healing. She will always be with you in your hearts.
    Love and blessings to all’

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