BUDD LAKE - Serena Perosi, 27, of Budd Lake, died Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, at Morristown Medical Center. Born in Morristown, Serena was a longtime resident of Sandyston before recently moving to Budd Lake. She was a 1998 graduate of Sandyston-Walpack School, a 2004 graduate of Kittatinny Regional High School, and attended Sussex County Community College before transferring to County College of Morris, where she was presently enrolled. Serena was an EMT with the Blue Ridge Rescue Squad. Serena is survived by her father, Americo Perosi, of Sandyston; her mother, Ellen Perosi; her 7-year-old daughter, Kendra; her brother, Jeffrey Perosi; and two sisters, Lisa Perosi and Jadzia Perosi. Rescue Squad Services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 28, at Smith-McCracken Funeral Home, 63 High St., Newton. Interment will follow in Layton Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, at the funeral home. Memorial donations to help with medical, funeral and childcare expenses may be made to Blue Ridge Rescue Squad, Serena Perosi Memorial Fund, PO Box 232, Branchville, NJ 07826 or online at www.blueridgerescuesquad.org. Online condolences may be offered at www.smithmccrackenfuneralhome.com.
Published in The New Jersey Herald on Oct. 24, 2013