Maria D. "Lolita" Lavin
Beloved wife and mother, 89
Maria Lavin, 89, of Newark was called home by our heavenly father on November 18, 2020.
Born in Carriazo Spain, later married and lived in Cuba and ultimately settled in Newark, New Jersey. Maria was a resident of the Ironbound since 1968.
Early in her life she was a teacher in Spain and later on she became a seamstress when the family moved to New Jersey. She retired in 1990.
Maria was the wife of her late husband Gerardo Lavin (married 52 years); Mother of Marc G. Lavin and Denise B. Lavin. In Spain, she has 3 sisters (Paquina, Maria Jesus and Margarita), 1 brother (Vicente) and many nieces and nephews. In NJ, she has 2 brothers-in-law (Jose Emilio Lavin and Jose M. Lavin) and many nieces.
Also in NJ, her niece Joanna who was also her best friend.
Lolita loved her family and friends! Her family and friends will miss her dearly! Lolita will be watching over us from above and will always be with us in our hearts and minds!
Visitation will be at
The Galante Funeral Home, 2800 Morris Ave, Union, NJ 07083
on Monday (11/23/20) from 9-11 a.m.
A Funeral service will be held that same day
at 11:00 am at the funeral home.
Entombment will be at Holy Cross Chapel Mausoleum,
340 Ridge Road, North Arlington, NJ.