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Mary Santucci

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Mary Santucci

AGE: 93 • Dunellen

Mary Santucci, 93, of Dunellen, passed away Aug. 16, 2014 at home with her loving family by her side. Born in Italy, she immigrated to the United States at the age of 8 years old. Once a resident of Newark, she moved to Dunellen in 1955. Mary exemplified the vision of "the American dream." A special police officer and meter maid for the Borough of Dunellen she was a committed and dedicated leader in the community. Retiring after many years of service, she also worked as a banquet waitress at The Willows and The Italian American Club.

Mary was an incredibly kind and loving grandmother who could always be found with a grandchild, great grandchild or great-great grandchild at her side. Mary was compassionate and generous and had the great ability to make all who met her felt special and welcome. She was an amazing human being. In retirement she enjoyed line dancing with her friends every Friday morning.

She was preceded in death by her husband Joseph, her son Carmen Santucci and daughter Linda Ferreri. Mary is survived by daughters Christine Britland, Dunellen and Josephine Britland, Freemansburg PA, and daughter-in-law Bonnie Santucci, Green Brook, brothers Vincent (Jim) Paradiso and wife Georgia, Warwick NY and Gerard Paradiso and wife Ann, Augusta NJ, 12 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren, 8 great-great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, friends and family too numerous to list but not forgotten.

There will be a memorial visitation on Wed.August 20th from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Sheenan Funeral Home, 233 Dunellen Ave., Dunellen, NJ. Also on Wed. there will be a memorial service at 8PM at the funeral home.

Published in Courier News on Aug. 19, 2014
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