(nee Melone) 93, of Paramus, passed away on Sunday, September 29, 2019. Cecelia worked for Hackensack Hospital as a Register Nurse for many years. She was a Parishioner of Our Lady of the Visitation and a member of the Rosary Society. She was a resident of Paramus for 69 years.
Cherished wife of the late Carmine Grippo (2004). Loving mother of Diana Leicht of Paramus, NJ and her partner Tim Baierwalter, Joan Grippo of Rockleigh, NJ, Robert Grippo and his wife Loren Arethas of NYC, NY, and Michael Grippo and his wife Linda of New Rochelle, NY. Beloved grandmother to Peter, Matthew, James, and Lindsay.
Family will receive friends on Wednesday October 2, 2019 from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm & 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at the Vander Plaat Memorial Home 113 South Farview Avenue, Paramus. Funeral service will be held on Thursday October 3, 2019 at the Vander Plaat Memorial Home at 9:30 am followed by a 10:00 am Funeral Mass at Our Lady of the Visitation R.C. Church 234 N. Farview Avenue, Paramus, NJ. Interment at Maryrest Cemetery, Mahwah, NJ.
As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions in Cecelia's memory may be made to Lupus Foundation of America 2121 K Street, NW Suite 200 Washington, DC 20037
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Posted by Ronnie on September 30, 2019 6:34 PM
Dear Diana and Family,
I was very saddened to hear of your Mom's passing and I offer you my heartfelt condolences. Your Mom had a wonderful life and you should be comforted to know that she is resting, pain free and happily in the arms of our Dear Lord.
Diana, you should also be so very proud that you took care of your Mom throughout years, especially the last tough ones. You were by her side day in and day out. Your Mom could not have asked for a more dedicated and loving daughter. Please be assured that you and your Mom will remain in my prayers. God Bless
Posted by Barbara Hall on September 30, 2019 2:27 PM
Dear Diana and family,
So sorry for your loss. Cecelia was a sweet and beautiful lady. I always enjoyed talking with her. She will be missed. She is resting in God’s hands now.
Posted by Lenny Baierwalter on September 30, 2019 1:18 PM
Diana and Family,
Sorry to hear about your loss. We will keep your mom in our prayers