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Thelma (Latorraca) Mariano

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Thelma (Latorraca) Mariano Obituary
Thelma Mariano

AGE: 92 • Bayville, NJ

Thelma Mariano, age 92 of Bayville, passed away on December 31, 2016. She was born on September 19, 1924 in Upper Montclair, NJ to Filomena and Joseph Latorraca and was a resident of Rutherford over 60 years.

Thelma was very active in local and county politics and was President of the Rutherford Baseball Council. She was the Assistant Branch Manager at United Jersey Bank for over 20 years and also worked as real estate agent for 10 years.

Thelma was married to Michael J Mariano for 60 years until he passed away in 2013.

She was also predeceased by her brothers, Michael and Joseph and sisters, Isabelle and Angela.

Surviving are her children, Thomas Mariano and wife Susan of Hillsborough and Patricia Pasquale and husband Stephen, of Bayville. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Thomas Mariano of Gillette, Catherine Papatheodorou of Denville, Christopher Morgan of Los Angeles, California and Kimberly Morgan of Rutherford, and two great grandchildren, Maxwell and Marcus Mariano.

A Viewing will be held on Thursday January 5, 2017 from 2-4 pm at Riggs Funeral Home, 130 North Route 9, Forked River, NJ 08731.

A Viewing will also be held at St. Mary's Church, Rutherford, NJ on Friday January 6, 2017 from 10:30 am until the time of the Funeral Liturgy at 11:00 am. Interment will follow at Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Grove St, Montclair, NJ.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Alzheimer's New Jersey, 400 Morris Avenue, Suite 251, Denville, NJ 07834, in Thelma's memory.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Jan. 4, 2017
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