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Maddalena Giaimo Obituary

Maddalena  Giaimo
Maddalena Giaimo

January 6, 1922 - November 24, 2017
Born in Salerno, Italy
Resided in Hawthorne, New Jersey


Giaimo, Maddalena (nee: Gentile), age 95, of Hawthorne, on Friday, November 24,2017. Born in Salerno, Italy, she moved to Paterson in 1961, later to Hawthorne where she resided for the last 30 years. She was a parishioner of St. Anthony’s R.C. Church, Hawthorne. She belonged to Mt. Carmel society of Blessed Sacrament Paterson, and was the oldest member. Maddalena enjoyed baking and cooking for her family. She belonged to the lady’s garment union. She was an amazing mother who will be missed ever so dearly.

Maddalena Giaimo was the beloved wife of the late Pasquale Giaimo (1995). Loving mother of Anne Maria D’Ovidio and her husband Luigi of Hawthorne, Adalgisa Barletta and her husband Biagio of Brazil, Florisa Giglio and her husband Dr. Michael of Hawthorne, Gus Giaimo and his wife Annette of Fairfield, and Dalila Pianelli and her husband Morris of Wayne. Adoring grandmother of Felicia Guerra, the late Luigi D’Ovidio (2016), Louisa Delcorpo, Daniela Pisacane, Pasquale Pianelli, Marco Pianelli, the late Robert Giaimo (2004), Michael Giaimo, Biagio Barletta, and Giancarlo Barletta. Great grandmother of eleven great grandchildren. Sister of Rosa Montone, Nicolina Giudice, the late Antonietta Gentile, and the late Dominico Gentile.

Funeral will depart at 10:30am on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 from the Browning-Forshay Funeral Home, 557 Lafayette Ave., Hawthorne for a 11:00am funeral mass at St. Anthony R.C. Church, Hawthorne. Interment will follow at Calvary Mausoleum, Paterson. Friends may visit at the funeral home on Monday from 4-8pm.

In lieu of flowers family asks donations be made to the Community Foundation of NJ - Giaimo Community Fund in memory of Maddalena’s grandson Robert,, 35 Knox Hill Rd., Morristown, NJ 07960, and St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.



Browning-Forshay Funeral Home
557 Lafayette Avenue
Hawthorne, NJ US 07506
Monday, November 27, 2017
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
St. Anthony's RC Church
276 Diamond Bridge Avenue
Hawthorne, NJ US 07506
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
11:00 AM
Calvary Cemetery
58 Mc Lean Blvd. (Route 20)
Paterson, NJ US 07513
Tuesday, November 28, 2017


St. Jude's Children's Hospital
501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN US 38105-1905
the Community Foundation of NJ – Giaimo Community Fund
35 Knox Hill Rd
Morristown, NJ 07960


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