April 22, 1972 – April 13, 2021
Gina Papa, 48, passed away on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 in St. Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston.
Born in Belleville, she was raised and lived in Roseland before moving to Caldwell 15 years ago.
Gina was a career educator, earning a Bachelor of Education and Masters of Administration from Caldwell College, and worked her way to being a Principal with the Somerset County School District.
She was the devoted daughter of Michael T. Papa, Sr. and the late Jean (nee Fiore) Papa, loving sister of John Papa and his wife Debby, Robert Papa and his wife Josephine, and the late Michael Papa, Jr., and aunt of Michael T. Papa, III, Esq., Alyssa Loughlin and her husband Matthew, Marisa Papa, and Luke Papa.
Friends and Relatives are invited to attend the funeral from the LaMonica Memorial Home 145 E. Mt. Pleasant Ave. Livingston on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Church in Roseland at 10 am. Cremation will be private. Visitation will be held on Monday, April 19, 2021 from 5-8 pm.
In lieu of flowers, kindly contribute to the American Cancer Society.
Due to Covid-19 restrictions and capacity limitations, visitors are asked to briefly pay respects to the family in order to accommodate others. Masks are required at all times and kindly practice social distancing.
Monday, April 19, 2021
Tuesday, April 20, 2021
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April 20, 2021
Michael and Family. We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Gina. Words cannot really say for what we feel for all of you. Sending you our heartfelt condolences. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Rich and Nancy Cunard
Ed & Kathleen Bimbo
April 17, 2021
RIP Dear Gina,
We will always remember that cute little girl in her Gold bikini
and her Red shoes running around Fernwood Pool.
You are at peace now with your beloved Mom Jean and your
Hope u are dancing in the clouds with your Red shoes you
will be missed by many.
All our Love & Prayers go out to your Loving family .
Fondly, Mr & Mrs Bimbo (Ed & Kathleen),
April 15, 2021
I'm in total shock of Gina's passing. I had the pleasure of meeting her several years ago and she was always such a beautiful person. My condolences to her family for your loss. May she be at peace with the Lord and other loved ones whom she spoke about. My prayers are with her family.
Rest in Peace, Gina. I will miss talking to you.