Stella (nee Parra) Morales, 83, formerly of Saddle Brook, passed away peacefully on Tuesday August 24, 2021.
Born and raised in Bogota, Colombia, Mrs. Morales came to the United States in 1962, living initially in Hackensack before moving to Saddle Brook in 1969 and for the past two years, has resided in Clifton. She was a homemaker who lived her life taking care of her cherished family and especially enjoyed cooking for them. She was a longtime, faithful and active parishioner of St. Philip the Apostle RC Church in Saddle Brook and more recently had attended masses at St. Philip the Apostle RC Church in Clifton.
Mrs. Morales is survived by her beloved husband of sixty-three years, Julio Morales, of Clifton; her four devoted and loved children: Viviana Wisse and her husband, Robert, of Clifton, Claudia Bergen and her husband, Kevin, also of Clifton, Julio Morales and his wife, Tami, of Oakland and Susan Morales of Ridgewood; her dear brother, Carlos Parra, of Sunrise, FL; eleven cherished grandchildren: Robert Wisse and his wife, Martina, Nicole Wisse, Ryan Bergen, Jacqueline Bergen, Madeline Lyons, Derek Morales, Matthew Lyons, Helena Lyons, Stella Lyons, Natalie Morales and Dylan Morales; and one adored and treasured great-grandchild, Adrian Wisse.
Private funeral arrangements through Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home, 1313 Van Houten Avenue, Clifton. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to either St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (www.stjude.org), 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Alzheimer’s New Jersey (www.alznj.org), 425 Eagle Rock Avenue, Suite 203, Roseland, NJ 07068 would be appreciated. Please visit www.bizubquinlan.com to leave online condolences to the family on the Tribute Wall of Mrs. Morales’s obituary page.
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