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Jessie M. Blank
Beloved Mother, Sister and Grandmother, 78
Mrs. Jessie M. (nee Satnowski) Blank, 78, of Nutley, NJ, passed away on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at Hackensack University Medical Center after a long struggle with cancer. The funeral will be conducted from the Biondi Funeral Home of Nutley, 540 Franklin Avenue on Monday, December 3 at 9:15 a.m. There will be a Funeral Mass celebrated at Holy Family Church, Nutley at 10:30 a.m. The cremation will be held privately. Visitation will be on Sunday, December 2 from 1:00 –5:00 p.m. For directions or to send online condolences, please visit our website at www.biondifuneralhome.com.
Jessie was born in Newark, NJ to John and May (Gordon), Satnowski. She was the youngest of three children. Married to Richard Blank in 1959 the couple raised their family in Nutley. Jessie lived each day to the fullest, constantly helping family and friends. Whether volunteering at her children’s school or being a shoulder to cry on, she was always there. A beloved “mum-mum” she adored the company of her grandchildren watching them grow and meet and conquer new challenges, some she would even take on with them, for example zip line. She loved her friends dearly and appreciated each moment whether lunching or dancing with her Zumba girls.
Jessie is survived by her beloved children Noreen Carlucci, Richard (Ana), Jill DiBiase (Steven), Jeffrey (Giovanna), her brother James, her grandchildren Robert Carlucci (Jaime), Jarred Carlucci, Victoria, Michael and Alexandra Blank, Zachary, Christian and Reese DiBiase, and Winston Blank, and also her cherished great- grandbaby Olivia.
She is preceded in death by her beloved husband Richard, her parents, her brother John and her son-in-law Phillip Carlucci.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in our mother's memory to support an endowment award "The Blank Family Study Abroad Fund Endowment " previously established at Muhlenberg College by the Blank family. Please address checks to Muhlenberg College c/o Office of Advancement, 2400 Chew Street, Allentown, PA 18104-5586. Online gifts are also welcome at www.muhlenberg.edu/makeagift" Please add "memorial gift for Blank Family/Jessie Blank" in the memo section of the check or online screen. All gifts are tax deductible
The Blank Family Study Abroad Fund Endowment
Muhlenberg College c/o Office of Advancement, 2400 Chew Street, Allentown PA 18104