Dorothy R. Byrne
AGE: 91 • Sayreville
Dorothy Regina (Cummings) Byrne, 91, of Sayreville, died Friday, November 8, 2013, surrounded by her loving family. Born in New York City, NY, Dorothy was raised in Jersey City, settling in Sayreville in 1982. She was a homemaker. Dorothy enjoyed decorating, cooking and baking for family gatherings. She was also an avid reader and crafter. Most of all, she was a loving wife, mother, sister and "nana," and will be missed by all who loved her.
Predeceased by her husband, Benjamin in 1980, and her five siblings, she is survived by her daughters, Dorothy Altomare and her husband Jerry, of Weehawken, Marianne Marchitto and her husband Joe, of Sayreville and, Bernadette Ricci and her husband Ted, of Spotswood; her grandchildren, Dorothy Anne Nekhaila and her husband Sam, Jennifer Hiramatsu, Jessica Nugent and her husband Craig, Heather Marchitto and her fiancé David Stankiewicz and Adrianne Jakubowski and her husband John; her great-grandchildren, Steven, Sean and Sara Nekhaila, Emersen Nugent, Alexandra, Madison and Christian Jakubowski and, Julianna and Mia Segal, and; many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will begin at 9:15 AM Tuesday, from Spotswood Funeral Home, 475 Main Street, Spotswood, followed by a 10:15 AM Mass of Christian Burial from Immaculate Conception Church, Spotswood. Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington. The family will receive friends on Monday from 2:00 to 4:00 PM and 7:00 to 9:00 PM at the funeral home. Please visit www.spotswoodfuneralhome.com
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