Elvira "Vera" Castellano, 86, of Glen Ridge, passed away Thursday June 19, 2014. Born in Newark to the late Peter and Anna Scala, she has lived in Glen Ridge for several years.
Vera was a secretary receptionist for Louis Berger and Associates in East Orange for 25 years, retiring in 1987.
Vera is survived by her sons she doted over, Nicholas and his wife Deirdre, John and his wife Marea, Fred, grandchildren John John, twins Nicky and Gina, Michael, Jenna, Freddy, Gia, Colette, Nick, Julia- Rose, Valentino, great grandchildren Gianna, Milan and Daniella.
Vera loved the beach, the sun, and most of all helping others. Her greatest joy was found in giving back to those she loved, and who in turn loved her even more. She was loved by all whose lives she touched and she will be sorely missed.
Funeral 8:30 am Monday from the Megaro Memorial Home 503 Union Ave Belleville (megaromemorialhome.com). Mass 10 am St. Thomas the Apostle Church Bloomfield. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery North Arlington. Visitation Sunday 1-5 pm.
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