MONTEMURRO, LOUISE A.

A funeral mass was offered Aug. 30 at Our Lady of Grace Church, Fairview, for Louise A. “Chickie” Montemurro, 95, of Union City. She passed away Aug. 24. She was the wife of the late Joseph Sr. She was also predeceased by her son Donald Montemurro, and her parents Adelina “Tillie” and Carmine Donnarumma, Sr. She was born in Union City where she lived all her life. She is survived by her son, Dr. Joseph R. Montemurro and daughter in-law Marizel, grandchildren Christina and Joseph III, brother Carmine and sister-in-law Maureen, many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. She worked in the embroidery industry at a young age. Louise married her husband, Joseph on June 12, 1949 in St. Rocco’s Church in Union City, and was a homemaker. Louise and Joseph were married for 63 years. They both loved to dance, which is how they first met. Louise had such great love for her family and friends. She also had a love for music. As a young girl, she took singing lessons and even sang on the radio. She continued to sing all throughout her life, even in her later years. Her favorite singer was Frank Sinatra and she was one of the “Bobby Soxers” in the late 40s. Louise was loved by all who she met, especially those who took care of her at Manhattan View Nursing home, where she was living for the last nine and a half years of her life. Services arranged by the Clerici Funeral Home, Union City.