Alena Savarese

Alena (nee Koumbiadis), age 84 died Monday, September 2, 2013 at the Valley Hospital, Ridgewood. She was born in Rhodes, Greece and emigrated to the United States in 1957. Alena was a homemaker who dedicated her life to raising her daughter and spending time with her family. She is a former member of St. Athanasios Greek Orthodox Church, Paramus and currently attended St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, Wyckoff. Alena is survived by her beloved daughter and son-in-law, Dayana and Rowan Dill and her loving grandchildren; James, Matthew, Christopher and Michelle Dill all of Waldwick. Alena is also survived by her sister, Evangelia Nunziato of Italy. Alena is predeceased by her husband, Ciro Savarese in 1996 and a brother and sister; John Koumbiadou and Penelope Fardella. Her viewing will take place at Vander Plaat Funeral Home, 257 Godwin Avenue, Wyckoff, NJ 07481 on Monday, August 9th from 9-10 AM. Following, a Funeral Service will be offered at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, 467 Grandview Avenue, Wyckoff, NJ 07481 at 11 AM. Interment service will immediately follow at George Washington Memorial Park Cemetery, Paramus, NJ. In lieu of flowers, donations in Alena's memory may be made to the , Komen North Jersey, 44 Middle Avenue, 2nd Floor, Summit, NJ 07901 (please make checks payable to: Komen North Jersey).

Funeral Home

Vander Plaat Funeral Home
257 Godwin Avenue Wyckoff, NJ 07481
(201) 891-3400
Published in The Record/Herald News on Sept. 6, 2013