Minardi, Brigida, age 84, of Hawthorne, on Thursday, July 30, 2020.
Born in Gela, Italy, Brigida came to the U.S. in 1955 settling in Paterson. In the year 1970, she moved to Hawthorne where she had lived for most of her life. In her spare time, Brigida loved spending time with her family, being a grandmother, and taking trips to the beach.
Brigida was the beloved wife of Angelo Minardi for 63 years. Loving mother of Concettina Ferrara and her husband Angelo of Staten Island, NY, Rocco Minardi and his wife Joann of Towaco, and John Minardi and his wife Nunziatina of Gela, Italy. Grandmother of Angela Maria Pucciarelli and her husband Anthony, Luigi Ferrara and his wife Cindy, Michael Angelo Minardi, Lauren Nicole Minardi, Angelo Minardi, and Sofia Minardi. Great Grandmother of Giuliana, Valentina, Luca, Angelo, and Serafina. Sister of Chris Minardi and his wife Arlene and the late Emanuele Minardi. She is also survived by many dear nieces and nephews.
A funeral mass will be held at 11:30am on Monday, August 3, 2020 meeting at St. Anthony’s R.C. Church, 276 Diamond Bridge Avenue, Hawthorne. Entombment will follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery and Mausoleum, Totowa. Friends may visit with the family at the funeral home on Sunday from 4:00pm to 8:00pm.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Avenue, 16th Floor, New York NY 10001 https://alzfdn.org/.