Ann Nelson

Ann Nelson (nee Provitera), 87, of Northvale, passed away on Wednesday, September 4, 2019. Beloved wife of the late Richard. Loving mother of Rick Nelson and wife Deborah of Clifton, Tracey Ferraro and husband Christopher of Northvale and Christopher Nelson and wife Maryann of Oradell. Proud grandmother of Sean and wife Sarah, Christopher and wife Gabrielle, Chelsea and husband Michael, Jamie, Olivia, Sophia, Christopher and Derek. Dearest sister of Grace Roberts and the late James and Robert.

Ann worked at Singers Clothing Store in Closter for many years. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. A thoughtful and giving person, she was a wonderful cook, loved to party and go to AC, was an avid reader and enjoyed writing poetry. She also loved the beach spending time by the water with her family.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday 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).

Lillian Cozzi

Lillian Cozzi (nee Pizzaguerra), 94, of Port Orange, FL, formerly of Orangeburg, NY, passed away on Friday, August 30, 2019. Lillian was born on November 11, 1924 in New York, NY to Guido and Ida Pizzaguerra. She graduated from Washington Irving High School in New York City. On October 12, 1947, she married Thomas Cozzi. They raised a daughter, and three sons.

Lillian enjoyed coffee and cards with her friends, traveling and dining across the southeast with the Port Orange Recreational Travel, and losing the gained weight as long-standing secretary of Taking Off Pounds Sensibly support group. Lillian also enjoyed anything her children and grandchildren wanted to do. Her fear of missing out lead to many adventures, not the least of which was visiting every major league baseball stadium (except Seattle) with her daughter and travel agent, Dianne. She was known for her kind and compassionate spirit, her bookkeeping skills, and her Mustang convertible.

Lilian was preceded in death by her husband Thomas. She is survived her four children, Dianne, Thomas, Alan, and Alex, eight grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. A wake will be held on Thursday, September 5, 2019 at Pizzi Funeral Home from 2-4 & 6-8 PM. A Funeral Service will be held Friday, September 6 at 11 AM at the funeral home with interment to follow at Rockland Cemetery, Sparkill.

 Donations in lieu of flowers may be sent to Halifax Health – Hospice, Fund Development, 3800 Woodbriar Trail, Port Orange, FL  32129.

Joan Ann Wires

Joan Ann Wires, 85 formerly of Old Tappan, New Jersey, died on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at Novant Hospital in Huntersville, North Carolina.   Joan was born December 24, 1933 in Bloomfield, NJ.  She is predeceased by her beloved husband, William S. Wires, her parents Hugh and Marie (Boyan) Porter, her brother, Hugh Jr. and two sons, Paul and David.  Surviving are her daughter Carolyn LaLonde of Concord, North Carolina, and her son, William Wires, of Berlin, Germany, along with six grandchildren, and two great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.  Joan was a dedicated homemaker and was loved by her family and friends.  Her charismatic humor and delightful personality will be missed by all who knew her.  A funeral Service will be held on September 14th at 11:00 am at the Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Ave., Northvale, NJ (201-767-3050) with interment to follow at Old Tappan Cemetery.

Dante Costanzo

Dante Costanzo (AKA Marius Daniel Costanzo), 93, of Fort Lee, passed away on Tuesday, August 27, 2019. Beloved husband of Kathleen (nee Foerch). Cherished father of Daniel William Costanzo, Kathleen Victoria Nicolay and her late husband William, Marko Costanzo and Francis Robert Costanzo and his wife Victoria. Adored grandfather of Derek, James, Joseph, Mark and Maggie and great-grandfather of Aria, Emma, Simon and Jackson.

Dante was a US Army veteran of WWII. He was an interior designer and owned Dante’s Inferno for Design in Fort Lee for many years. He was an avid fan of football and basketball. Dante played well into his 70’s and organized a basketball association in Fort Lee.

A Funeral Service will be held Friday, Aug 30 at 9:30 AM at Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Ave, Northvale (201-767-3050) with interment to follow at Madonna Cemetery, Fort Lee. Visiting hours are Thursday 2-4 & 7-9 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital,, would be greatly appreciated.

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.

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,, would be greatly appreciated.

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,

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.


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).