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Maria I. Marchionda Lalama

November 24, 1928 ~ January 9, 2024 (age 95) 95 Years Old
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Maria I. Marchionda Lalama

Beloved Mother, Sister, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother, 95


Mrs. Maria I. Marchionda Lalama, 95, of Quakertown, PA, passed away on Tuesday, January 9, 2024 surrounded by her loving family.  Visitation will be at the Biondi Funeral Home of Nutley, 540 Franklin Avenue, on Friday, January 19 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  The funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Saturday, January 20 at 9:30 a.m.  There will be a funeral mass celebrated at Holy Family Church, 28 Brookline Avenue, Nutley at 10:30 a.m.  The interment will be at Holy Cross Cemetery, 340 Ridge Road, North Arlington.  


Maria was born in Pacentro L’Aquila, Italy, and emigrated to Paterson, NJ on October 5, 1963 where she resided before returning to Italy in 1993.  She then returned to Quakertown, PA in November of 2010.  Maria was a seamstress in Paterson for many years before retiring.  Her greatest joy was cooking for and spending time with her family.   


She is survived by her beloved children Carla Heerschap and her husband Joseph, Anna Ottogalli and her husband Robert, Teresa Sweeney, Angela Celentano and her husband Anacleto, Josephine Lalama, and Mario Lalama; her loving siblings Carmine Marchionda and Ida Dechellis; and also her nine cherished grandchildren and precious five great-grandchildren.  


Maria was predeceased by her husband Attilio Lalama (2002), and her son Franco Lalama (9/11/2001).



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January 19, 2024

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Biondi Funeral Home
540 Franklin Avenue
Nutley, NJ 07110

Funeral Mass
January 20, 2024

10:30 AM
Holy Family Church
28 Brookline Avenue
Nutley, NJ 07110

January 20, 2024

12:00 PM
Holy Cross Cemetery & Mausoleum
340 Ridge Road
North Arlington, NJ 07031


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