OBITUARY

Alma Pollock

April 15, 1925February 10, 2021

Alma Pollock, 95, of Fairfield, NJ, peacefully passed away with her loving family by her side, on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at her home. Born and raised in Newark, NJ, Alma resided in Fairfield for many years. She worked as a supervisor in the Essex County Juvenile Division before her retirement. Alma was a member of the Fairfield Golden Ages Group, amongst other groups and activities. She enjoyed spending time with her beloved family, and cooking for them around the holidays, especially her famous eggplant parmesan.

Alma was preceded in death by her parents, Nick and Olympia Salvatore, as well as her beloved husband, Fred, her sister Angela Eckert and her husband John, and her brother Emmett Salvatore. She is survived by her loving children, Fred Pollock and his wife Jeanette, Sharon O’Brien and her husband Thomas, and William N. Pollock; her grandson William A. Pollock; her sisters Dolores Salvatore-Shenocca and her husband Charles, Sheila Borgos and her husband George, and her sister-in-law Catherine Salvatore. She also leaves behind many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends who will miss her dearly.

Visitation will be held on Friday, February 19 from 3-7 PM at the Quinn-Hopping Funeral Home, Livingston. A Funeral mass will be offered on Saturday, February 20 at 10AM at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, Fairfield, with interment to follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover. In lieu of flowers, donations in Alma’s name may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, the Wounded Warriors Foundation, or the Shriner’s Hospitals for Children. The family would like to thank Dr. Deborah Schnurr for her care through the years, and Alma’s health aide, Edith Hiraldo, for everything she has done for Alma and the family.

Services

  • Visitation

    Friday, February 19, 2021

  • Funeral Mass

    Saturday, February 20, 2021

  • Interment

    Saturday, February 20, 2021

Memories

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Michael Christadore

February 13, 2021

Aunt Alma you will be sorely missed! Aunt Alma has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. Holidays, birthdays, or any special occasion, Aunt Alma was always there for me. Her smile could light up the room and her laugh was contagious! I will hold all of the memories dear in my heart. Aunt Alma you are the perfect example of a life well lived! On behalf of my wife and children we wish her family peace and comfort knowing that Aunt Alma was loved and treasured by so many.
Much love to all, Michael, Susin, Carina, and Michael Christadore

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY