Mary Anne Perrotta-Blasi
Beloved Wife, Mother and Nanni, 63
Mrs. Mary Anne Perrotta-Blasi, 63, of Bronx, NY, formerly of Clifton and Paterson, NJ, passed away on Saturday, September 4, 2021 after a long illness surrounded by her loving family. Visitation will be at the Biondi Funeral Home of Nutley, 540 Franklin Avenue on Friday, September 10 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The funeral will be conducted on Saturday, September 11 at 9:45 a.m. There will be a funeral mass celebrated at Holy Family Church, 28 Brookline Avenue, Nutley at 11:00 a.m. The cremation will be held privately.
Mary Anne was born in Paterson, NJ and was a longtime resident of Clifton, NJ before moving to Bronx, NY five years ago. She was a 34 year employee of the Paterson Public Schools, all at John F. Kennedy High School, culminating in her 2011 appointment as Principal of the School of Education and Training. She was a proud alumna of the Lacordaire Academy, Montclair, and The Convent of the Sacred Heart High School, New York City. She earned a Bachelors of History Degree from Manhattanville College, and a Masters of Science Degree in Education +30 from Fordham University. Mary Anne was a lifetime member of the Paterson Education Association, and proud patron of the Father English Center, Paterson.
She is survived by her beloved husband of 30 years Gerardo Blasi; her devoted son Alexander Salta and his wife Maria Perillo; her precious grandson Anthony James Salta; her dear sisters-in-law Linda Russomanno and her husband Frank, and Carmen Blasi and his fiancé` Donna Benavente; her loving nieces Kimberly and Michele Russomanno; her precious great-niece Gianna Kula; her dear Trancredi and Perrotta cousins to whom she was a dedicated “sister”; and her loving aunt Betty Perrotta.
Mary Anne was predeceased by her parents James and Mildred (nee Tancredi) Perrotta, and her Godmother Anne Tancredi Carrera.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to Oasis – A Haven for Women and Children, 59 Mill Street, Paterson, NJ 07501, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Oasis - A Haven for Women and Children
59 Mill Street, Paterson, NJ 07501