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Celina DeGraaf

May 19, 1931 ~ July 18, 2021 (age 90)

Obituary

Celina (nee Re) DeGraaf, 90, of Clifton, passed away on July 18, 2021. Born in Passaic, Mrs. DeGraaf lived in Clifton for most of her life. Before her retirement, Mrs. DeGraaf was employed as a bookkeeper with Felsway Shoe Co. (Shoe Town) in Totowa. Previous employment was with Book Warehouse in Totowa.

            Mrs. DeGraaf was a faithful parishioner of St. Paul R.C. Church in Clifton where she was a member of the Rosary Society and the Leisure Time Friends.

            She was predeceased by her beloved husband, John DeGraaf, Sr. in 2013 and her brother, Frank Re.  

            Survivors include: her children, John DeGraaf, Jr. and his wife, Maria and Eileen Daggett and her husband Richard; her twin sister, Rosemarie Waller; four grandchildren, Christopher Daggett, Melissa Daggett, John N. DeGraaf and Alec DeGraaf; and three great-grandchildren, Reagan Grabill, Cooper Daggett and Lucy Daggett.

            Visitation will be held Wednesday from 4:00 to 8:00 pm at Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home, 1313 Van Houten Ave., Clifton. Funeral services will be held Thursday 9:15 am from the funeral home followed by a 10:00 am Mass at St. Paul R.C. Church, 124 Union Ave., Clifton, NJ 07011. Interment to follow at Laurel Grove Memorial Park, Totowa. In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution to Alzheimer’s New Jersey, 425 Eagle Rock Ave., #203, Roseland, NJ 07068 or St. Paul R.C. Church. Please visit www.bizubquinlan.com for driving directions and online condolences.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
July 21, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home
1313 Van Houten Avenue
Clifton, NJ 07013

Visitation
Wednesday
July 21, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home
1313 Van Houten Avenue
Clifton, NJ 07013

Prayer Before Church
Thursday
July 22, 2021

9:15 AM
Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home
1313 Van Houten Avenue
Clifton, NJ 07013

Mass
Thursday
July 22, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Paul RC Church
124 Union Avenue
Clifton, NJ 07011

Mass
Thursday
July 22, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Paul RC Church
124 Union Avenue
Clifton, NJ 07011

Committal
Thursday
July 22, 2021

11:45 AM
Laurel Grove Memorial Park
295 Totowa Road
Totowa, NJ 07512

Donations

Alzheimer's New Jersey
425 Eagle Rock Avenue, #203, Roseland NJ 07068
Tel: 1-973-586-4300
Email: development@alznj.org
Web: http://www.alznj.org

St. Paul R.C. Church
124 Union Avenue, Clifton NJ 07011
Tel: 1-973-340-1300

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