Edith E. Marchese

February 5, 1922 ~ May 31, 2020 (age 98)


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 for online condolences.

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Private Cremation

East Ridgelawn Cemetery
255 Main Avenue
Clifton, NJ 07014

Private Interment

St. Mary's Cemetery
1 Outwater Lane
Saddle Brook, NJ 07663

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