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Rosa Peña

d. June 19, 2022

Rosa Edilia Peña

Rosa Edilia Peña "Edilia", 77, of Union, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, June 19, 2022, surrounded by her loving family.

Friends and relatives are invited to attend a visitation for Edilia on Thursday from 5 to 9 pm at Galante Funeral Home, 2800 Morris Avenue, Union. A funeral service will be held on Friday at 12 pm at the funeral home. Interment to follow at Graceland Memorial Park in Kenilworth. For those unable to attend a zoom live stream will be provided starting on Friday 12pm and can be accessed by using

Meeting ID:997 533 3817 Passcode: 2800

Born in the Dominican Republic, Edilia moved to Brooklyn, NY in 1963, and then to Union, NJ in 1995.

Working as a home health aide for many years, Edilia was most devoted to caring for her loving family and working in her family business. Always with a full house and a full heart, Edilia loved hosting the holidays. She enjoyed planting flowers and offering a helping hand to neighbors or those in need.

Beloved wife of Jose Peña. Loving mother of Jose A. Peña and his wife Rosalia, Gabriel Peña, Ivette Peña and her husband David Torres.

Sister of Isidro Tavarez, Anselmo Tavarez, Dario Tavarez, Rosa Nunez, Milagros Tavarez, Mariana Peralta, Ydalia Rodriguez, Altagracia Tavarez, Dolores Tavarez, and Carmen Tavarez.

Cherished grandmother of Jose A., Melina, Sofia, Nicholas and Alexa.

She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Edilia is predeceased by her parents Rene and Dolores (Rodriguez) Tavarez, and her brother Danilo Tavarez.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Rosa Peña, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

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Visitation

Thursday, June 23, 2022

5:00 - 9:00pm

Galante Funeral Home- Union

2800 Morris Ave, Union, NJ 07083

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Funeral Service

Friday, June 24, 2022

Starts at 12:00pm

Galante Funeral Home- Union

2800 Morris Ave, Union, NJ 07083

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Interment

1900 Galloping Hill Road

, Kenilworth, NJ 07033

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