Jean M. Ortuso
Jean M. Ortuso

February 25, 1961 - February 17, 2018
Born in Elizabeth, New Jersey
Resided in Roselle, New Jersey


Jean M. Ortuso, 56, of Roselle, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, February 17, 2018 surrounded by her loving family.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend the Funeral from the Sullivan Funeral Home, 146 East 2nd Ave., Roselle, on Thursday, February 22 at 8:30 am, thence to the Church of St. Joseph the Carpenter, Roselle, where a Funeral Mass will be offered at 9:30 am. Interment will follow in St. Gertrude Cemetery, Colonia. Visiting hours will be on Wednesday from 4 - 8 pm.

Jean was born in Elizabeth to Peter and Mary Ortuso. She was a lifelong resident of Roselle. She was a parishioner at the Church of St. Joseph the Carpenter. She was member of the Elks Lodge 1583 of Union and a former member of the Parents Club at Roselle Catholic High School. She was a very proud dance and cheerleader mom.

Jean was a Senior Staff Representative at Verizon in Union, then Cranford, for 27 years, retiring in 2014. After her retirement she worked as a School Aide at St. Joseph the Carpenter School.

Jean is survived by her beloved daughter, Margaret “Maggie” M. Ortuso; her loving brothers and sisters, Peter J. Ortuso, James P. Ortuso, Thomas D. Ortuso, Mary Zago and Catherine Ortuso and many caring nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brother, John C. Ortuso.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in her memory to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.




Sullivan Funeral Home
146 East Second Avenue
Roselle, NJ US 07203
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Funeral Mass
Church of St. Joseph the Carpenter
160 East Third Avenue
Roselle, NJ US 07203
Thursday, February 22, 2018
9:30 AM
St. Gertrude Cemetery
53 Inman Ave
Colonia, NJ US 07067
Thursday, February 22, 2018
11:00 AM


St. Jude Children's Hospital
501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105-9959


Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home • 803 Raritan Road • Clark, New Jersey 07066 • 732-382-6262 •
Sullivan Funeral Home • 146 East Second Avenue • Roselle, New Jersey 07203 • 908-241-2345 •

Steven N. Perlmutter
Matthew S. Perlmutter
Funeral Director, Manager, NJ Lic. No. 3539  
Funeral Director, NJ Lic. No. 4785 
Infinite Menus, Copyright 2006, OpenCube Inc. All Rights Reserved.