Gloria  San Giacomo
Gloria San Giacomo

April 11, 1931 - March 17, 2017
Born in Newark, NJ
Resided in Westfield, NJ


Gloria San Giacomo (nee Cucuzzella), 85, of Westfield, formerly of Newark, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, March 17, 2017.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend the Funeral from the Walter Johnson Funeral Home on Wednesday, March 22 at 9:00 AM, thence to St. Helen's Church, Westfield, where a Funeral Mass will be offered at 10 AM. Interment will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington. Visiting hours are on Tuesday, from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 PM.

Gloria was an Executive Secretary at Bamberger's/Macy's for 21 years and then at First Fidelity Bank, before retiring on May 13, 1994.

Gloria was an active member of St. James Church (Ironbound) for many years, serving as a Lector and on the Pastoral and Financial Councils.

Gloria was predeceased by her beloved husband Victor; her parents, Dominick and Rosaria Cucuzzella; her sisters, Josephine Spino and Marian Rainone and her sister-in-law Lucille San Giacomo. She is survived by her devoted daughters, Cheryl Rudinski (Wayne) and Susan Purcell (Kevin); brother, Mario Cucuzzella; sister in law, Joyce Pagano, brother in law, Michael Rainone; 4 granddaughters, Kimberly Andre (Kelly), Corinne, Courtney and Kristen Purcell; great granddaughter, Aryanna Victoria; many nieces and nephews and beloved caregiver, Tracy.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in her memory to Alzheimer's Association, donate online at




Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home
803 Raritan Road
Clark, NJ US 07066
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Funeral Mass
St. Helen's RC Church
1600 Rahway Avenue
Westfield, NJ US 07090
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
10:00 AM
Holy Cross Cemetery
340 Ridge Road
North Arlington, NJ US 07031
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
11:45 AM


Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home • 803 Raritan Road • Clark, New Jersey 07066 • 732-382-6262 •
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Steven N. Perlmutter
Matthew S. Perlmutter
Funeral Director, Manager, NJ Lic. No. 3539  
Funeral Director, NJ Lic. No. 4785 
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