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Christine Paolella

April 5, 2022


Christine "Tini" Paolella 

Christine "Tini" (nee Colucci) Paolella 82, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 5, 2022.

Tini was pre-deceased by her parents Victor (Vito) and Christine (nee Ferrone) Colucci, her brothers Rocco, Anthony, Nicholas, Victor, Carmine, Patsy and her sister Angela Colucci.

She is survived by her daughter Dianne and son-in-law Arthur Cifelli, her son Donald Paolella and his wife Lea and grandchildren Donnie, Liza, Vincent, Gigi and Arianna

She leaves behind her brothers Donald Colucci, Vincent Colucci and his wife Donna, her sisters Marie Alaimo and Margaret Mondi.

Tini also leaves behind many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

Tini served as a secretary for over 40 years for the International Longshoreman Association Local 1235 in Newark for many years.

Visitation will be at the Galante Funeral Home, 2800 Morris Avenue Union, NJ on Friday April 8, 2022 from 4-8 PM.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday morning in the funeral home at 9:30AM followed by the interment at Holy Cross Cemetery in North Arlington.

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April 8, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Galante Funeral Home- Union
2800 Morris Ave
Union, NJ 07083

April 9, 2022

Holy Cross Cemetery
340 Ridge Road
North Arlington, NJ 07031

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