Campana (Benedetti), Emma,
79 formerly of Hawthorne, NJ, entered heaven peacefully on October 5th
2015. Emma was born June 23, 1936 to Angelo and Teresa Benedetti.
Emma was a former resident of Hawthorne NJ, for 40 years, and was a
member of St. Anthony’s R.C. Church.
current home was in North Wildwood, NJ, where she had many friends and
enjoyed countless sunny days, the pleasure of the ocean, sunrise and
sunsets. Her winter months were spent at her Florida Home.
was deeply devoted to her family and enjoyed times they spent
together. She touched many lives and gave so much of herself to those
she loved. She leaves to cherish her memory, her husband Frank of 57
years, her children Cynthia Girgenti and her husband Alexander of
Tolland, CT, Frank Campana and his wife Lisa of Palm Bay, FL, and her
“Special Joy” Kevin, and nine beautiful grandchildren; Alexandra and
Evelyn Girgenti, Nicholas, Alyssa, Mariah, Jeremiah, Gabriella, Gracia,
and Frankie Jr. Campana whom she was much devoted too. Emma also leaves
behind her sisters Gilda Jager and her husband Peter, and Angie
Lombardo and her husband Vincent. She was pre-deceased by her loving
sister Elisa and her husband James Rizio.
her life it was evident to all who knew Emma, her priority was the
well-being of her family in her caring and nurturing ways. Emma loved
God and took comfort in her tremendous faith. She practiced genuine
Christian faith of love, acceptance and forgiveness.
Emma was a graduate of Central High School and was employed for many years by Dr. Barasch as his Business Billing Manager.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, October 9th, 2015 at
10:30AM at Our Lady of Consolation R.C. Church, 1799 Hamburg Turnpike,
Wayne, New Jersey. Friends will be received from 9:30AM to 10:30AM at
the Church. Interment will follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Totowa,
Arrangements by Aquino Funeral Home, 470 Colfax Avenue, Clifton NJ.
family is comforted to know she is at peace with God and all her loved
ones. Her spirit will live on in all our hearts, until we meet again.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the North Haledon
Association for Exceptional Children, 56 Horizon Terrace, Hawthorne, NJ