Mary Ann Kalata
Clifton - Mary Ann Catherine Kalata, age 58, of Clifton NJ, passed away on 7/2/2021, peacefully in her sleep. Mary Ann was a graduate of the New York Institute of Technology. She worked as an architect, where she was able to put her creative yet structured abilities to use, winning multiple architectural awards. In her free time, Mary Ann found joy in spending time with her family, traveling, going to movies, and expressing her creative side through painting and photography. She was a deeply emphatic person who always saw the good in people and maintained a positive outlook in life. Her strength and resilience came from her faith and she always believed that her faith would carry through any hardships. She was a dedicated member of St. Cyril & Methodius Church and involved with the Slovak Catholic Sokol.
She is predeceased by her parents, John and Filomena Kalata; and her sister, Johanna Geider.
She is survived by: her nephew, Jonathan Geider; her aunts, Emilia Brunciak, Katherine Blazon, and Maria Kurnat; and multiple cousins.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 10:00 am on Thursday, July 15, 2021 at Ss. Cyril & Methodius R.C. Church, 218 Ackerman Avenue, Clifton, NJ 07011. Interment will follow at St. Mary Cemetery in Saddle Brook. Please meet at the church. In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution to Ss. Cyril & Methodius R.C. Church. Arrangements are by Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home, 1313 Van Houten Avenue, Clifton. Visit www.bizubquinlan.com to leave condolences to the family on the Tribute Wall section of the obituary.
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Ss. Cyril & Methodius R.C. Church
218 Ackerman Avenue, Clifton NJ 07013