Marta Sasso Facchini, 77, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 27, 2019, surrounded by her family at home in Garwood.
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Relatives and friends are kindly invited to visit the Dooley Colonial Home, 556 Westfield Ave., Westfield, NJ on Sunday, September 29th from 4-8 PM. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday September 30th at 10:30 AM at The Church of St. Theresa in Kenilworth, NJ. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Westfield.
Born and raised in Molfetta, Italy, Marta married her husband, Giovanni, in 1963. They immigrated to the United States in 1965 where they spent their remaining years in New Jersey. Marta lived in Hoboken, Bloomfield, and Union until finally moving in with her daughter, Philomena, in Garwood.
Marta is joining her beloved husband Giovanni, who died in April, 2012.
She is survived by her three devoted children, Philomena “Phyllis” Pacella and her husband, Ivano; John and his wife, Maureen; and Gaetano “Nino” and his wife, Corinne. She will also be deeply missed by her 8 grandchildren, Odoardo “Ed”, Daniella, Giulian, John, Nicholas, Elizabeth, Giovanni, and Madelyn.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The American Cancer Society (donate3.cancer.org) or The Center for Hope Hospice (1900 Raritan Rd, Scotch Plains, NJ 07076).