FAIR LAWN, N.J. -- Concetta “Tina” (nee Martinucci) Gilroy, 83, of Fair Lawn, passed away on Friday, April 8, 2016.
Born and raised in the Bronx, N.Y., she resided in Fair Lawn for 47 years.
A faithful parishioner of St. Anne R.C. Church in Fair Lawn, she was a member of the Rosary Society. An active and caring member of her community, she was a volunteer with Meals on Wheels of Bergen County and Eva’s Kitchen in Paterson, a member of the Fair Lawn Senior Center and Live Wires and a member and current president of the Garden State Grandmas' Fair Lawn Chapter.
Gilroy enjoyed gardening and time spent with family, especially her grandchildren.
She was the wife of the late Richard Gilroy; mother of Larry Gilroy and Elizabeth Gilroy Tafoya; grandmother of Danny, Joseph, Richard, George, Mimi and Chris; and great-grandmother of Luke and Joey.
The family will receive relatives and friends from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at Vander Plaat-Caggiano Funeral Home, 13-31 Saddle River Road, Fair Lawn. A funeral Mass is planned for 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Anne R.C. Church, 15-05 St. Anne St., Fair Lawn. A committal service will follow at East Ridgelawn Crematory Chapel, 255 Main Ave., Clifton.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory to the Garden State Grandmas would be appreciated. Donations may be sent to the funeral home.
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