Delores Fusco, 90, beloved mother and grandmother, passed away after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease on Monday, October 16, 2017. Born in Passaic, she was a longtime resident of Bloomfield, before moving to Glen Ridge.
Delores was predeceased by her husband Donald in 2005. She is survived by her son James (Maria); two daughters, Susan (Ambrose III) and Barbara, 7 grandchildren; Cori, Katie, Ian, Ambrose IV, Michael, Erika, and Kathryn, and 4 great-grandchildren.
Delores was a 1949 graduate of Montclair State University. She was a fourth grade teacher at Brookdale Elementary School, retiring in 1992. She was a volunteer for the American Red Cross, Meals-On-Wheels, and a volunteer at Mountainside Hospital for many years.
Visitation will be on Thursday October 19, 2017 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Halpin-Bitecola Brookdale Funeral Home, 1284 Broad Street, in Bloomfield. The Funeral Service will be celebrated on Friday October 20, 2017, at 10:30 AM at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Cedar Lawn Cemetery, Paterson NJ.
In lieu of flowers, donations are requested in her memory to Glen Ridge Historical Society at PO Box 164, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028 or to Freeman Gardens at 644 Hawthorne Ave, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028.