ROXBURY, NJ - Mary Pedersen of Landing passed away on Saturday, June 25, 2016 at St. Clare's Hospital in Denville, NJ surrounded by her loving family.
She was 87 years old. Mary was born on September 12, 1928 in Netcong, NJ to the late Elizabeth (DeFelice) and the late Augustine Dulio.
She worked at Lenape Valley High School in the cafeteria as a food service worker for many years. Mary was a longtime resident of Landing. She enjoyed shopping, bingo, walking, the beach but most importantly she loved spending time with her family.
Mary is survived by her devoted daughter, Tracy Smolen & her husband, Scott and her cherished grandchildren, Julia and Drew. Additional survivors include her sisters, Margaret Bixby, Theresa Donnarumma, Cathy MacDonald and Carol Vanderhoof and her brothers, Joe, Gus, John and Ken Dulio. She was pre-deceased by her beloved husband, Dave in 2006, her sister, Rose Reilly and her brother, Dan Dulio.
Mary's Life Celebration arrangements will include a graveside service on Friday, July 1st at 11:00 am at Stanhope Union Cemetery in Mt. Olive Twp., NJ. Family & friends are invited to meet directly at the Cemetery on Friday morning.
All funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Leber-Lakeside Funeral Home of Landing, NJ. For memorial donations, please consider Lenape Valley Regional High School, c/o Mr. Paul DiRupo, 28 Sparta Stanhope Road, Stanhope, NJ 07874 to be used for The Student Scholarship Fund.