Ann Marie Palumbo, 76 of Hawthorne, NJ, passed away peacefully on Wednesday November 18, 2020. Lovingly referred to as “Zitzi”, she was a beloved sister to Marilyn Vanderhoven, aunt to Keri Bressler (Michael), and Jennifer Havey, and great aunt to Christopher and Daniel Bressler. To Ann Marie, Family was everything, and she loved nothing more than time spent with her sister, nieces, nephews, cousins, and of course, her many beloved dogs who she nurtured throughout her lifetime.
A proud Hoboken Native, Ann Marie moved to Union City at the age of 15, where she resided for 56 years before moving to Hawthorne, NJ. She was a devoted woman of faith and an active parishioner at the Church of the Nativity in Midland Park, where she attended mass regularly. She was also an active participant in the Festival of St. Ann in Hoboken, NJ for many years. Prior to her retirement, she spent her days as a supervisor of the Pension Department for Teamsters Local 560.
Ann Marie will be remembered for her love of family, warm smile, and big heart, and leaves behind many broken-hearted family and friends who were truly blessed to know her. She will be greatly missed.
Family and friends will gather on Monday, November 23, 2020 from 4-8pm at Vander Plaat Funeral Home, www.vpfh.com 257 Godwin Ave. Wyckoff, NJ. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Tuesday morning at 10am at Church of the Nativity, 315 Prospect St., Midland Park, NJ. Burial at Holy Cross Cemetery & Mausoleum North Arlington
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