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Mary E. (Meyerhoffer) Wojtovitz

July 31, 1947 ~ January 12, 2024 (age 76) 76 Years Old

Mary Wojtovitz Obituary

Mary E. (nee Meyerhoffer) Wojtovitz, 76, of Clifton passed away on Friday January 12, 2024 with family by her bedside.

​Born in Bamberg, Germany, Mrs. Wojtovitz lived there until age five when she and her mother then came to the United States, settling in Passaic and living there for most of her life until moving to Clifton in 2008. Before retiring, she had been employed as a Psych Tech with St. Mary’s Hospital in Passaic and prior to that, had helped run her mother’s restaurant, The Cozy Corner, in Passaic Park for many years. She had attended masses at St. Andrew the Apostle RC Church in Clifton.

​Mrs. Wojtovitz was predeceased by her loved and dearly missed mother, Gertrude (nee Burkhart) O’Connor and by her dear daughter-in-law, Deborah Contorno.

​She is survived by her loving and devoted husband, Richard Wojtovitz, of Clifton; her three devoted children: Anthony J. Contorno of Lodi, Melanie Contorno-Herrera and her husband, Pat, of Rockaway and Malissa Contorno-Bischoff and her husband, John, of Little Ferry; and by her six cherished grandchildren to whom she was their beloved “Mema”: Patrick Herrera and his fiancé Taylor Jones, Zoe Contorno, Haley Herrera, Samantha Bischoff, Ryan Herrera and Daniela Bischoff. She is also survived by her first husband and friend, Anthony Contorno, Sr. as well as by her many nieces, nephews and cousins.

​Visiting will be Tuesday from 4-8pm at Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home, 1313 Van Houten Avenue, Clifton. Funeral Wednesday 9:15am from the funeral home and 10:00am at St. Andrew the Apostle RC Church, 400 Mt. Prospect Avenue, Clifton. Entombment to follow at Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum, Paterson. Memorial contributions in her name can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (www.stjude.org), 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Please visit www.bizubquinlan.com to leave online condolences to Mrs. Wojtovitz’s family on the Tribute Wall of her obituary page.

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January 16, 2024

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

Prayer Before Church
January 17, 2024

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

Funeral Mass
January 17, 2024

10:00 AM
St. Andrew the Apostle Church
400 Mount Prospect Avenue
Clifton, NJ 07012

January 17, 2024

11:30 AM
Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum
62 Lakeview Avenue
Paterson, NJ 07513


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856
Web: http://www.stjude.org/


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