Kathleen D. Thorsland

Kathleen D. Thorsland (Kate), 77 Northvale, passed peacefully on Monday, August 19, 2019. Kate had a great love for styling hair. She was owner/stylist of ‘My Sister Kate’s’ in Cresskill. Predeceased by her parents, Joseph and Helen Gross who owned ‘The Lounge’ in Tenafly, her son Joseph Finn, and daughter Lisa McKim. She is survived by her daughter Kathleen Macchio and husband Scott, her son Larry Thorsland and wife Lisa, and her sister Patricia Sullivan. She also leaves behind her grandchildren Jessica, Alyssa, Melissa, and Amanda, niece Jules Bruno and wife Jennifer, and nephew Phillip Kotar. A memorial mass will be held at St. Anthony’s church in Northvale Saturday August 31st @10:30 a.m.

Georgina Redburn McConville

Georgina Redburn McConville (nee Powrie), 87, of Tappan, passed away on August 17, 2019. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Matthew and loving son Steven. Cherished mother of Matthew McConville and wife Ally of Denver, CO, Brian McConville of Tappan, NY,  John McConville and wife Sue Ellen of Jackson, NJ. Adored grandmother of Megan, Jenny, Ian, Steven, John Thomas and Brian and great-grandmother of Finn and Mairi. Dearest sister of Morag and Sandra and the late Margaret and brother Jim.  Aunt of many adoring nieces and nephews. Devoted friend May fondly referred to as Aunt May.

Georgina (Gena) was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was a devout parishioner of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Tappan and was a member of the choir and the Rosary Society.

Gena loved spending time with her family, reminiscing about her life in Scotland, singing, dancing, cooking and knitting.  She was so proud of her home at 29 Clinton Avenue where all were welcomed and neighbors would often gather.  Gena hosted magical family holidays filled with love and they will be forever cherished memories.

A sincere admiration and appreciation with  gratitude is extended from her family to all her care providers who were not just dedicated but went above and beyond for their  “Lady Gena”.  

Visiting hours are Friday, August 30, 2019  from 4-7 PM at Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Ave, Northvale, NJ (201-767-3050).  A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, August 31, 2019 at 11 AM at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart with interment following at Rockland Cemetery, Sparkill, NY.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer’s Association Hudson Valley Chapter will be appreciated.  Your thoughtful donation will be used to support programs and services for individuals with Alzheimers and contribute to respite opportunities for their  families.  Envelopes will be available during calling hours for your convenience.  

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Charles Troy Geraldi Jr.

Charles Troy Geraldi Jr. of Palisades, NY was born on March 17, 1933 in Brooklyn, NY to Marie and Charles Troy Geraldi. Charles passed away in his sleep on Monday, August 12th. He had two sisters, Pam and Myra. Charles attended Alexander Hamilton High School and City College where he studied Electrical Engineering. He married his high school sweetheart, Felicia Pawlowski, on September 27, 1952. In 1954 he was drafted into the Army. After the Army he returned to his engineering job at General Foods, then he went to work for Ramseyer and Miller for the next 19 years. In 1976 he left Ramseyer and Miller to work as an independent consulting engineer in England, France, Italy, Belgium, Germany, Mexico, Jamaica, Peru, Colombia, Guatemala, Puerto Rico and Venezuela. Charles was the backbone of the family. He was always there when you needed him. He is survived by his children Charles, Susan, her husband Joe and grandchildren Kristen, Joey, Charles and Christopher. His life’s motto was “Live, Love, & Laugh everyday like it is your last.” Services will be held at Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Avenue, Northvale, NJ (201-767-3050) on Sunday 2-6pm. The funeral mass will be held at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church RC,120 Kings Highway, Tappan, NY on Monday at 10am with interment to follow at Rockland Cemetery, Sparkill, NY. In lieu of flowers, donations to Children of Promise Stables, PO Box 656, Nanuet, NY 10954, www.copsbarn.org, would be greatly appreciated.

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Lola Gloria Parducci

Lola Gloria Parducci (Ramaci), 85, of Cresskill, passed away on Saturday, August 10, 2019.   Wife of Edward M. Parducci and devoted mother of Susan Parducci of Englewood, Edward Parducci and wife Donna of Toms River, Joanne Saffioti and husband Thomas of Bergenfield. Cherished grandmother of Matthew Hinzpeter and wife Claudia, Dale Parducci and Thomas, Joseph and Stephen Saffioti.  Daughter of the late Julia and Salvatore Ramaci.  Dearest sister of Theresa and the late John, Marion, Rosie, Frank, Richard, Julie and Joe.  Lola was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother who will be forever missed.

Lola had a way of connecting with everyone that crossed her path.  Creative, sensitive and a wonderful sense of humor she was loved by all.  

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Therese RC Church on Thursday at 10 AM with interment to follow at Maryrest Cemetery, Mahwah.  

In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make donations in Lola’s memory to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, www.stjude.org.

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Barbara J. Monteleone

Barbara J. Monteleone (nee: Tarantino), 79, of Pompano Beach, FL formerly of Orangeburg, NY, passed away on Thursday, August 8, 2019. She was born in the Bronx on July 28, 1940 to the late Thomas and Gabriella Tarantino. Beloved wife of the late Ferdinand (Fred) Monteleone. Adored mother of Neil and wife Lora of Old Tappan and daughter Debra Ramsay and husband Richard Jr. of Stony Point. Cherished grandmother of Christopher, Jessica-Lee and her husband Joseph, Fred, Nicole and Gabriella. Dearest aunt to several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her older two sisters, Anna Samela and Jean Raio. Together, they were known as the “Dolly Sisters”.

Barbara lived for her family and was a devoted and loving mother.  She was very proud of her family and was excited to become a “Mema” to her 5 grandchildren. She had a heart of gold with a smile that lit up the room. Barbara will be missed by all that knew and loved her.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday 11am at St. Catherine’s RC Church, Blauvelt NY with entombment to follow at Ferncliff Mausoleum, Hartsdale NY. Visiting hours are Tuesday 4-8pm at Pizzi Funeral Home 120 Paris Avenue Northvale, NJ (201.767.3050).

In lieu of flowers, donations in Barbara’s memory may be made to United Hospice of Rockland, 11 Stokum Lane, New City, NY 10956 or to All His Children, an organization to benefit single and widowed moms and dads and their families as well as those with challenges and needs.104 Broadway, Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677, Attn: Sherri Natalie.

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Marjorie M. Bauer De Luisa

Marjorie M. De Luisa (née:  Bauer), 83, of Northvale formerly of Old Tappan and Bergenfield, passed away on Saturday, August 3, 2019.  Beloved mother of Teresa De Luisa of Provincetown MA, Rosemarie Lewis (Edward) of West Milford NJ, Toni Hetlyn (Christopher) of Maybrook NY, Janine De Luisa-Talley (Robert) of Northvale NJ and the late Maria Magee.  Dear sister of Frank Bauer, Jr. and the late Gloria Rodas Wagner, William Bauer and Barbara Stormer.  Cherished grandmother of Frank (Dena) Rodas, Edward (Jennifer) Lewis, Jaime De Luisa, Kevin (Tracey) Lewis, Jessica Hetlyn, Jacquelynn (Peter) Mackins, Nicole Hetlyn, David Jackson, Lily De Luisa and Lexy Talley.  Proud great-grandmother of Jacob, Morgan, Benjamin, Abigail, Wyatt and Cody.

Marjorie was born in Bergenfield to the late Frank and Helena (née:  Bartholf) Bauer.  She worked in credit and collections at Bergen Regional Medical Center in Paramus NJ. 

Memorial visitation will be on Saturday, August 10, 2019 from 2-4 PM at Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Avenue, Northvale (201.767.3050).

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Marie T. Landers

Marie Therese Landers (nee Wright) passed away peacefully on August 2, 2019.  She was 79 years old.  Marie was born on June 12, 1940 in the Bronx, NY to Harold J. Wright and Anna Marie (Gaffney) Wright and grew up in Pleasantville and Scarsdale, NY.  She attended high school at The Academy of Our Lady of Good Council in White Plains, NY, graduating in 1958.  She then attended St. Vincent’s Hospital School of Nursing in New York City, graduating in 1961.  She started her career as a Registered Nurse in St. Vincent’s Emergency Room, followed by work as the RN for B. Altman & Company in White Plains, NY.  Marie married Vincent P. Landers of Tuckahoe, NY in 1964 at St. Pius X in Scarsdale, NY.  Together, they had four children and enjoyed 55 devoted years of marriage.  When they moved to Old Tappan, NJ in 1970, Marie continued her nursing career as head of the IV Team at Pascack Valley Hospital in Westwood, NJ. She remained a respected and loved part of their staff for 35 years.  She also worked at Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern, NY, before retiring in 1998 and moving to Harrington Park.  Marie touched the lives of all who knew her with her kindness, generosity, warmth, humor and immeasurable wisdom.  The oldest of 10 children, Marie was always thinking of how she could spend her time and irrepressible energy helping family or neighbor.  Her charitable spirit was extraordinary and those lucky enough to walk in her world felt blessed to have such a magnanimous friend.  When she wasn’t spending countless hours as a revered Nana to her five grandchildren, Marie loved playing her piano, reading, Nyack Boat Club socials with Vin, following NY theater, beautifying anything (big or small) around her and being active in her Harrington Park OLV Parish.  Marie was proud of her Irish heritage and that essence shone most brightly in her love of good conversation.  She was a devout Catholic and to know Marie was to know someone who truly saw God in everything and every person she’d meet.  She was passionately focused on doing for others and believed good works was life’s true purpose and reward.  She will be deeply missed by all.

A beloved Wife and Mother, Sister and Daughter, Marie is survived by her beloved husband Vincent of Harrington Park and their children Vincent (Kathy) Landers Jr. of Peekskill, NY, Annmarie Landers of Mount Kisco, NY, Matthew (Sofia) Landers of Harrington Park, NJ and Diane (Gene) Balboa of Armonk, NY — as well as her brothers Steve (Maribel), Michael, and David (Lorraine), sisters-in-law Judy Wright and Roberta Wright, her five adoring grandchildren and many cherished nieces and nephews.  She joins her parents and brothers and sisters, Harold, Elizabeth, Joseph, Gregory, Priscilla and Mark in Heaven.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated SATURDAY, August 10 at 10AM at Our Lady of Victories Church, Harrington Park.  Visiting hours are THURSDAY 2-4 and 7-9 PM at Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Ave, Northvale (201.767.3050)



“The world’s thy ship and not thy home.” – St. Therese of Lisieux 

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Leandro G. “Eli” Victoria

Leandro G. “Eli” Victoria, 69, of Teaneck, formerly of Norwood, passed away suddenly on Thursday, August 1, 2019. Beloved husband of Cristina D. Victoria. Cherished father of Sheryll Victoria-Nacer and husband Sami of Bergenfield, Christian Victoria and fiancé Kimberly Park of Lodi, Engeline DiColandrea and husband Dominick of Fair Lawn, Christopher Marual of Philippines, Marvin Marual of California, Marlon Marual of Teaneck and Christian Marual of Teaneck. Adored grandfather of Angehlina, Gino Eli and Hailey. Dearest brother of Juliet Jugo and husband Angel of Northvale and Antonio Victoria and wife Noelle of Northvale as well as many other loving siblings and relatives in the Philippines. Also survived by his first wife Sol Victoria and her partner Raul Coronado. He will also be missed by his granddog, Roxy.

Eli was a bookkeeper at Gams in Kearney, NJ.  A talented musician, he traveled across Asia with his band and had been playing piano in Woodcliff Lake Manor. Besides his devotion to his family, Eli loved cars, golf and bowling.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday, August 5 at 11 AM at St. Anthony’s RC Church, Northvale. Visiting hours are Sunday 3-6 PM at Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Ave, Northvale (201-767-3050).

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Carol-Ann R. Capabianca

Carol-Ann R. Capabianca (nee Tucci), 81, passed away on Monday, July 29, 2019. Beloved wife of Leonard A.  Cherished mother of Leonard A.,  Jr. and wife Linda of Northvale, Toni Macchio and husband Steven of Northvale, Dean and wife Cheryl of Old Tappan and Loretta Esola and husband Richard of Arcadia, FL. Proud grandmother of Erica, Sabrina, Jennifer, Steven, Jr., Dean, Jr., Anthony, Toni-Rose, Jesse, Shane and Matthew. Adored great-grandmother of Aria, Eliana, Bodhi and Wyatt. Dearest sister of Louis Tucci and wife Mildred of Lodi, Patricia Jacoby of NC and the late Elena and Anthony.

Known to all as “Mrs. C”, Carol-Ann was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother and friend and touched the lives of everyone she met. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

She was a parishioner of St. Anthony’s Church, Northvale where she was a Eucharistic Minister for many years. She also belonged to the Northvale Democratic Club and enjoyed coaching cheerleading and loved her arts and crafts.

Visitation will be on Friday, August 9 from 6-9 PM at Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Ave, Northvale (201-767-3050). A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at St. Anthony’s Church on Saturday, August 10 at 10 AM.

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Robert J. Bolender

Robert J. Bolender, 63, of Spring Valley, NY, passed away on Tuesday, July 23, 2019. Beloved husband of Linda J. (nee Farley).  Loving brother of Linda Williams and husband William of Wanaque, NJ and Susan Bolender of Forked River, NJ. Cherished uncle of many nieces and nephews.

Bob worked at Window Designs by Powers in Northvale for over 20 years.

Visiting hours will be on Thursday, Aug. 1 from 12 noon to 1:30 PM at Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Avenue, Northvale (201-767-3050).

In lieu of flowers, donations in Bob’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, www.concer.org.

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