Theresa Tricolla

Theresa Tricolla (Melito)

Monday December 15, 1924 - Tuesday July 2, 2019
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Mutual Benefit retiree, Beloved sister and aunt

Theresa Tricolla (nee Melito), 94 of Newark, passed away on July 2, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, she came to Newark 91 years ago. Theresa was employed as an office clerk by Mutual Benefit Life Insurance Company in Newark for twenty years, retiring in 1987.

She was predeceased by her parents, Philip & Maria Melito, her brother, Michael Melito, and her sister, Lucy Insalaco. She is survived by her dear sister, Lena Martinho and loving nephews and nieces, Philip Melito, Marie Melito, Philip Martinho, Laura Lehman, and Maria Rizzitello, and many great nephews and nieces.

Funeral from the S.W. Brown & Son Funeral Home, 267 Centre St. Nutley on Saturday July 6 at 9 am.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Francis Xavier Church, Newark at 10 am followed by entombment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in East Hanover.

Visitors will be received at the funeral home on Friday from 4-7 pm.
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  • Visitation

    Friday, July 5th, 2019 | 3:00pm - 7:00pm
    Friday, July 5th, 2019 3:00pm - 7:00pm
    S.W. Brown & Son Funeral Home
    267 Centre Street
    NUTLEY, NJ 07110
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  • Service

    Saturday, July 6th, 2019 | 10:00am
    Saturday, July 6th, 2019 10:00am
    St. Francis Xavier Church
    243 Abington Avenue
    NEWARK, NJ 07107
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  • Interment

    Gate of Heaven Cemetery
    225 Ridgedale Avenue
    EAST HANOVER, NJ 07936
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Posted at 01:05pm
May God bless you Theresa. And hold you in the palm of His hand. Our prayers are with you. Jeno Nyerges, Jon and Akemi, Dave and Amy Andreola.
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