In memory of
Gina Maria Amico
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In memory of
Gina Maria Amico
Mother Gina Maria Amico Former Delegate General of U.S. Province of Franciscan Sisters Mother Gina Maria Amico, former Delegate General of the U.S. Province of the Franciscan Sisters of Saint Elizabeth, died Oct. 4, 2019, at the Delegate house in Parsippany, N.J., after a long illness. She was 83. Mother Gina Maria Amico was born in Farrell, Pa. She entered religious life in 1952, in Logansport, Ind., and received her habit in 1953. She made her profession of vows in 1954. Mother Gina Maria became a registered nurse in 1960. In 1970, she graduated from Montessori Training Center of Montclair, N.J. Mother Gina Maria was both teacher and principal of Saint Elizabeth Nursery and Montessori School from 1970 to 1984 in Parsippany, Mother Gina Maria served as teacher and principal until 1984, when she was transferred to St. Elizabeth Child Care Center, Jersey City, N.J. In 1983, Mother Gina Maria co-founded with Mother Justina Iodice a Formation House for the Order in Kerala, South India. In 1992, Mother Gina Maria went to the Philippines to open a Formation House in San Pablo, Laguna. Mother Gina Maria was elected Delegate General for the U.S. Province in 1993, and local Superior of St. Francis Assisi and Delegate House in Parsippany. In 2001, with the permission of the Most Rev. Frank Rodimer, she was able to expand St. Elizabeth Nursery and Montessori School in Parsippany to include a Montessori Elementary School. In the summer of 2003, Mother Gina Maria commissioned two sisters to venture overseas to Indonesia where two new mission convents have been established. Mother Gina Maria served as Delegate General until 2011, after which she remained in residence here in Parsippany. In 2003, she celebrated her Golden Jubilee in Religious Life, Bishop Arthur Serratelli was the main celebrant of the special Mass to mark her anniversary. She is survived by her two sisters, Charlotte 'Charlie' Pelini and Josephine 'DeDe/Jo' and her husband, Pasquale 'Emil' Bello and many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Liturgy of Christian Burial to be offered at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12 in Saint Joseph Chapel Motherhouse. 499 Park Rd., Parsippany. Interment is at St. Elizabeth Cemetery, Parsippany. Viewing hours will be Friday, Oct. 11 from 2 to 4 and 6:30 to 9 p.m. in Saint Joseph Chapel. Arrangements are under the direction of the Par-Troy Funeral Home in Parsippany, (973)887-3235 or visit partroyfuneralhome.com .
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In memory of
Gina Maria Amico
Mother Gina Maria Amico Former Delegate General of U.S. Province of Franciscan Sisters Mother Gina Maria Amico, former Delegate General of the U.S. Province of the Franciscan Sisters of Saint Elizabeth, died Oct. 4, 2019, at the Delegate house in Parsippany, N.J., after a long illness. She was 83. Mother Gina Maria Amico was born in Farrell, Pa. She entered religious life in 1952, in Logansport, Ind., and received her habit in 1953. She made her profession of vows in 1954. Mother Gina Maria became a registered nurse in 1960. In 1970, she graduated from Montessori Training Center of Montclair, N.J. Mother Gina Maria was both teacher and principal of Saint Elizabeth Nursery and Montessori School from 1970 to 1984 in Parsippany, Mother Gina Maria served as teacher and principal until 1984, when she was transferred to St. Elizabeth Child Care Center, Jersey City, N.J. In 1983, Mother Gina Maria co-founded with Mother Justina Iodice a Formation House for the Order in Kerala, South India. In 1992, Mother Gina Maria went to the Philippines to open a Formation House in San Pablo, Laguna. Mother Gina Maria was elected Delegate General for the U.S. Province in 1993, and local Superior of St. Francis Assisi and Delegate House in Parsippany. In 2001, with the permission of the Most Rev. Frank Rodimer, she was able to expand St. Elizabeth Nursery and Montessori School in Parsippany to include a Montessori Elementary School. In the summer of 2003, Mother Gina Maria commissioned two sisters to venture overseas to Indonesia where two new mission convents have been established. Mother Gina Maria served as Delegate General until 2011, after which she remained in residence here in Parsippany. In 2003, she celebrated her Golden Jubilee in Religious Life, Bishop Arthur Serratelli was the main celebrant of the special Mass to mark her anniversary. She is survived by her two sisters, Charlotte 'Charlie' Pelini and Josephine 'DeDe/Jo' and her husband, Pasquale 'Emil' Bello and many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Liturgy of Christian Burial to be offered at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12 in Saint Joseph Chapel Motherhouse. 499 Park Rd., Parsippany. Interment is at St. Elizabeth Cemetery, Parsippany. Viewing hours will be Friday, Oct. 11 from 2 to 4 and 6:30 to 9 p.m. in Saint Joseph Chapel. Arrangements are under the direction of the Par-Troy Funeral Home in Parsippany, (973)887-3235 or visit partroyfuneralhome.com .
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The Cherished Farewell™ Arrangement is an elegant display of patriotic beauty to honor your loved one at their final farewell service. Red roses, red carnations, white gladiolus, light blue delphinium, blue iris, white Oriental lilies, white Asiatic lilies and lush greens are elegantly arranged in a white plastic urn to create a stunning way to say your last goodbye.
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The Cherished Farewell™ Arrangement is an elegant display of patriotic beauty to honor your loved one at their final farewell service. Red roses, red carnations, white gladiolus, light blue delphinium, blue iris, white Oriental lilies, white Asiatic lilies and lush greens are elegantly arranged in a white plastic urn to create a stunning way to say your last goodbye.
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