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Harriet Emily Garofano

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Harriet Emily Garofano

AGE: 86 • Lakewood

Beloved wife, mother, grand- and great-grandparent, dedicated and respected nursing professional.

Harriet Emily (Nutile) Garofano, age 86, of Lakewood passed away Saturday, July 29, 2017. Harriet was born and raised in Paterson, NJ on July 26, 1931, also residing in Fair Lawn and Wayne for 51 years prior to moving to Lakewood in 2010. Harriet was a graduate of the Paterson General Hospital School of Nursing, receiving her RN in 1952. She later continued her education attaining a BS in Nursing from Jersey City State College and a Master's in Public Administration from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Her long and dedicated career included 20 years of patient care, escalating to Nursing Administration as Ass't. Director of Nursing at Paterson/Wayne General Hospital, Ass't. Director of Nursing at Hackensack Medical Center, Director of Nursing at Mountainside Hospital and Ass't. Director of Nursing at Preakness Hospital, retiring in 1994. Her long career included consulting in the development of a comprehensive software program for complex around the clock staffing of personnel. Harriet is survived by her loving husband of 65 years Harold; daughters Dona, Carol and husband James Tapp, and Lori; and sons Gary and Guy and wife Linda. Harriet (Nanny) also leaves eleven adored grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a brother Samuel and wife Teresa Nutile; and many nieces and nephews and friends. She was predeceased by her sisters, Rose Guilino, Anne Viglione and Emma Schamble. Visiting hours will be Thursday, August 3, 2017 from 4-8 pm Moore's Home For Funerals, 1591 Alps Rd, Wayne. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the prayer service on Friday, August 4, 2017 at 9:30 am at Moore's and the funeral Mass at 10:30 am at Immaculate Heart of Mary R.C. Church, 580 Ratzer Rd, Wayne. Entombment will be at Calvary Mausoleum, Paterson. Memorial donations may be made to , 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105,
Published in Asbury Park Press on Aug. 1, 2017
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