GREEN - Mariann Ferreira, 56, of Green Township, died Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, at home.
Born in Passaic, Mariann was raised in Clifton, where she lived until moving to her beloved Green Township 25 years ago. She was a graduate of William Paterson College. A social worker with the Division of Elderly Care for Morris County Social Services, Mariann retired in January of 2012. She was a member of the Western Hills Christian Church in Tranquility.
Mariann is survived by her son, Jared Ferreira; her parents, Dominick and Julia DiPaolo, of Clifton; four siblings, Julianne Zafonte, Dominick DiPaolo, Donna Ciancarelli and Roger DiPaolo; and nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held Thursday, Dec. 6, from 6 to 10 p.m., with an 8 p.m. funeral service, at the Western Hills Christian Church, 40 Kennedy Road, in the Tranquility section of Green Township. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, at the Tranquility Cemetery, which is across the street from the church.
Memorial donations may be made to Western Hills Christian Church, PO Box 187, Tranquility, NJ 07879.
Arrangements are under the direction of Smith-McCracken Funeral Home, 63 High St., Newton. Online condolences may be made to www.smithmccrackenfuneralhome.com