Funeral mass took place March 28 at St. Aloysius Church, Jersey City, for Theresa Palestis, 78. She died March 22 at her home. Born in Orange, the daughter of the late Rose and Frank Zarrillo, she lived in Jersey City since 1958. She was the wife of the late William Palestis; mother of Roseann Palestis-Marrero (Dennis), Roxann Palestis (George C. Wolf) Charles Wiliam Palestis, (Kimberly), Francine Palestis, and William Palestis, Jr. (JCPD); grandmother of Alex William Marrero, Bianca Rose, Gianna Nicole and William Palestis, III. Special nana to Kimberly Goodson; sister of Rosemarie Zarrillo; aunt to many nieces and nephews. Services arranged by the Greenville Memorial Home, Jersey City.