June 25, 1921 – May 8, 2019
Mary Ferrante (nee DeBenedictis), formerly of Bloomfield, N.J., passed away on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at the Morris Hills Center in Morristown, N.J. She was 97 years old.
Born and raised in Newark, N.J., she moved to Bloomfield 35 years ago.
The funeral will commence at the LaMonica Memorial Home, 145 E. Mt. Pleasant Ave., Livingston, on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 8:30 am followed by A Mass of Christian Burial at St. Lucy’s Church in Newark at 10 a.m. Interment will be in Glendale Cemetery in Bloomfield Cemetery. Visitation will be on Friday, May 10, 2019, from 3 to 7 p.m.
She was the loving mother of Joseph Ferrante and his wife, Jean; dear sister of the late Mafalda Tursi and Yolanda, Anthony, Nunzio, and Joseph DeBenedictis; cherished grandmother of Joseph R. Ferrante and his wife, Rachel and Julianne Ferrante; and adored great-grandmother of Sophia Rose.
- Visitation Friday, May 10, 2019
- Funeral Mass Saturday, May 11, 2019
- Burial Saturday, May 11, 2019