DE STEFANO, JUDITH A.

78, of Bayonne, formerly of Jersey City, passed away on October 1, 2017. Judith was born in Jersey City and was a graduate of Ferris High School. She was a faithful and devoted member of Holy Rosary Parish in Jersey City and longtime member of both The Rosary Society and Holy Rosary Senior Citizens Club. Judith worked in her family owned business, the Keyhole Restaurant as a pizza maker, also as a cashier for Shop Rite in the downtown section of Jersey City. Later she was employed as a custodian for the Jersey City Medical Center and then as a custodian for the Jersey City Board of Education, retiring in 2007. Judith is predeceased by her parents, Anna (nee: Dempsey) and Nicholas De Stefano, her sister, Arlene Gentile and her nephew, Austin De Stefano. Judith is survived by her brother Dennis De Stefano, (retired JCPD) and his wife Christine; aunt of Robert Gentile, Evan and Blaise De Stefano, Denise and Debbie Gentile, Doreen Kinon and Nicole De Stefano. In lieu of flowers, donations in Judith’s memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Funeral arrangements by MC LAUGHLIN Funeral Home, 625 Pavonia Ave, Jersey City.