(Asbury Park Press)
AGE: 87 FREEHOLD
Mary Ariante, 87, of Freehold, died Friday, July 31, 2009 at her home. Born in Newark, she lived in Randolph, before moving to Freehold 2 years ago. Mrs. Ariante was a bookkeeper for many years before retiring. She loved to garden, cook, sew and read.
Mrs. Ariante was pre-deceased by her husband Mario; 2 sisters, Georgia DiMico & Kay Marino. She is survived by 2 sons, Louis M. of Brielle and George of Glen Allen, VA; 2 sisters, Mildred Esposito of Convent Station and Anna Scola of Morris Twp.; 3 grandchildren, Christopher, Michael & Keenan. Mary is also survived by 9 sisters-in-law, their husbands & families and several nieces and nephews.
A Mass will be held on Wednesday, August 5, 2009 at 10 am at St. Robert Bellarmine Church in Freehold. Interment will follow at Brig. Gen. Wm. C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Wrightstown. The Neary Quinn Funeral Home, 39 South Street, Manasquan is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, donations to Visiting Nurse Association of Central NJ, 176 Riverside Ave., Red Bank, NJ 07701.