ROSINA MARMORA

Private funeral services have been held for Rosina Marmora of Jersey City. She passed away Jan. 5 at Alaris Health Care Center. Born in Gioi Cilento, Italy, Rosina was an industrious mountain farmer, diligent weaver, expert family cook and dutiful daughter of a hard driving muleteer eking out a hardscrabble existence during World War II. After arriving in 1957 to the USA, she worked as a seamstress. Rosina was a parishioner of Holy Rosary Church who made sure her children were given the best education. She was famous for her gardening, canning, struffoli (honey balls) and her penchant for watching classic movies. She was the widow of the late Paul Marmora; the mother of Emilio Marmora and Antoinette Tahan and her husband, Mark; grandmother of Paul A. Marmora and Mark Anthony Tahan; sister of Anna Mutter and the late Rachele Santomauro and the late brother Michele D’Amato. Services arranged by the McLaughlin Funeral Home, Jersey City.