Edith E. (nee Westhauser) Marchese, 98, of Passaic, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 31, 2020. Born in Gotha, Germany she came to the United States as a young girl. Settling in Passaic where she resided most of her life then to Clifton before moving back to Passaic. Edith was a data processor at Okonite, Passaic for many years retiring in 1983. She also was a member of the Clifton Valley Seniors and the young at Heart of Clifton.
She is predeceased by her husband, Charles Marchese (2003); her step-grandson, Carmine Gennarelli (2020); and her parents, Hermann and Minna (nee Ortmuller) Westhauser.
She is survived by two step-daughters, Elizabeth C. Gennarelli and her husband, Carmine and Margaret Kakalec and her husband, John; one step-son, Thomas Marchese; three step-grandchildren; 13 step-great-grandchildren; and two step-great-great-grandchildren.
Due to current conditions services are private. Arrangements are by Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home, 1313 Van Houten Avenue, Clifton, NJ 07013. Please visit www.bizub.com for online condolences.
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