Stefana C. "Stephanie" (nee Tricamo), age 92, of Dumont, passed away October 31, 2013 at Villa Marie Claire, Saddle River. She will be sadly missed by her devoted children; Lucy Hiben and her husband Richard, Stephanie Zaccaria and her husband Joseph, Thomas and his wife Julie, and John and his wife Debra. A great joy in Stefana's life were her eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She is survived by many nieces and nephews, and is predeceased by her beloved husband John J. (2009) and 7 siblings.
Stefana was born in the Bronx, NY to the late Salvatore and Stefana (nee Buccafusca) Tricamo, and a Dumont resident from 1971-1984, retiring to Delray Beach, Florida until her return to Dumont in 2004. She was a graduate of the Montefiore Hospital School of Nursing, Class of 1965, and Bronx Community College in 1970, and worked for Montefiore Hospital from 1964 until her retirement in 1979.
The Funeral Mass will be offered Tuesday, November 5, 2013, 10 AM at St. Mary's R.C. Church, Dumont. Entombment will follow at Madonna Cemetery & Mausoleum, Ft. Lee. The family will welcome friends Monday, November 4, 2013, 2-4 & 7-9 PM, at the Frech Funeral Home, 161 Washington Avenue, Dumont. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Stefana's memory to
or Villa Marie Claire.