Jennie Rita Tudda, (nee Esposito), 84, of Woodland Park, passed away on August 9, 2017. She was born in NYC, NY on October 24, 1932 to the late Frank and Salvatrice (Trumbadore) Esposito. Jennie was a self employed ceramics teacher for many years and continued her artistic hobbies after her retirement. She was a former county committee woman for the Democratic Party as well as a parishioner of St. Bonaventure Church in Paterson where she served as a former president of the PTA.
She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph Louis Tudda; the adored mother of Mary Tudda, Anthony Tudda, and James Tudda and his wife Barbara; and the treasured grandmother of Jennifer, Christine, Joseph and his wife Samantha, Christopher, and Anthony James Tudda. She was predeceased by her sisters Maria Esposito, Nellie Greco and Phyllis Esposito and by her brother Vincent James Esposito. She is survived by her sisters-in-law Carmela and Marlies Tudda as well as many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9pm at Santangelo Funeral Home, 635 McBride Avenue, Woodland Park, NJ. A funeral Mass will be offered on Saturday at 10:15 am at St. Bonaventure Church, 174 Ramsey Street, Paterson. Guests may arrive at the funeral home at 9:15am. Cremation will be private by the request of the family.
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