Emily Pointek

Obituary of Emily Pointek

Emily Pointek (nee Torcicollo), 94, formerly of Paterson, passed away on December 10, 2019 in Georgia where she moved to join her son and his family. Emily was born on May 31, 1925 to the late Anthony and Anna (Liguori) Torcicollo. In addition to her role as a loving homemaker, Emily worked as a transport aid at St. Joseph's Hospital in Paterson before her retirement. 

Emily was predeceased by her beloved husband Edward "Eddie" Pointek. She was the adored mother of Gerard Pointek and his wife Pam, the cherished grandmother of Kayleigh, Courtney (and her husband Josh) and Kelsey (and her husband Ben) and the great grandmother of Brean, Branddon, Cheyanne and Charlotte. She is also survived by her sisters in law,  Ann Marie and Beverley, her nieces Myra, Sandra, Ann Marie and Janice and her nephew Sal.

Visitation will be Wednesday, December 18th from 9:00-10:00am at Santangelo Funeral Home, 635 McBride Ave., Woodland Park. A funeral Mass will follow visitation at 10:30am at St. Stephen's Church, 86 Martine Street, Paterson, NJ. Entombment will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Paterson. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to 

St. Jude Children's Hospital

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