In memory of
Marie N. Fortino Loving aunt and cousin, retired Newark teacher's aide, 96 Marie N. Fortino (nee Vanacore), 96, passed away peacefully at the CareOne Nursing Home in Oradell, N.J., where she had resided for the past five years. The funeral will be Friday, Nov. 2, from 8:30 to 10 a.m., at Buyus Funeral Home, 426 Lafayette St., Newark, N.J. Mass will follow at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, Newark. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington, N.J. Relatives and friends are welcome to attend. Marie was born in Newark and was a lifelong resident of the Ironbound section. She spent her final years at CareOne making many friends and spreading much love. She had various jobs throughout her life and ended her career as a teacher's aide for the Newark Board of Education, having worked at the Oliver Street School. She was a member of Independence Park Seniors' Citizen Club as well as the Monday and Friday Club, all of the Ironbound. She was a lifelong parishioner of the Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, Newark, where she served as a member of the Rosary Society. Marie was the wife of the late Samuel Fortino, and is survived by many loving nieces, nephews and cousins. Please visit buyusfuneralhome.com .
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