Onelia Croce

Onelia Croce, 92, of Wayne, formerly of Totowa, passed away on January 7, 2018. She was born on April 5, 1925 in Roccaspinalveti, Italy. Before retiring, Onelia worked as a seamstress for many years as a member of the ILGWU in Paterson. She was a parishioner of St. Mary's Church in Paterson and was also a member of the Totowa Happy Seniors.


Onelia was the beloved wife of the late Ercole Croce; the cherished mother of Remo Croce and the adored grandmother of Nicolas Croce. She was the dear sister of Lucia Suriano and Maria Croce and is also survived by many nieces and nephews.


Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 4-8pm at Santangelo Funeral Home, 635 McBride Ave., Woodland Park, NJ. A funeral Mass will be offered on Thursday at 9:30am at St. Mary's Church, 410 Union Ave., Paterson, NJ. Entombment will follow at Laurel Grove Cemetery in Totowa.