FAIR LAWN, N.J. -- Lydia I. Paneque, of Fair Lawn, died on Wednesday, Jan 25. She was 78.
Born in Puerto Rico, she moved to the US mainland around 1940 and was raised in New York City prior to residing in Elmwood Park for 20 years and then Fair Lawn for another 25 years. Prior to retiring from the work force approximately eight years ago, she worked in various office positions such as bookkeeper for many companies in the New Jersey/New York metropolitan area including the Nautica clothing company.
Beloved mother of Jason Paneque and wife Regina. Cherished grandmother of Wyatt Paneque. Loving and devoted sister of Sara Sprance, Mary Martinez and the late Raul and Santiago (Junior) Lazarini. Dear daughter of the late Santiago and Luz (Gonzalez) Lazarini.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory to Hawthorne Gospel Church, 2000 NJ-208, Hawthorne, N.J. 07506 or Alzheimer’s New Jersey, 400 Morris Avenue, Suite 251, Denville, N.J. 07834, would be greatly appreciated.