Bridgewater- Laura T. Vecchi, 102, passed away on Friday, April 22, 2022, at her home in Bridgewater surrounded by her loving family.
She was born and raised in Newark to the late Pasquale and Giulia Tarantini. She is formerly of Bloomfield before moving to Bridgewater in 2013 to reside with her daughter. Laura was an Administrative Assistant for the Newark Board of Education for over 74 years, retiring in 2013. She was a communicant of St. Bernard of Clairvaux Church in Bridgewater. In her spare time, Laura enjoyed being with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, she loved being surrounded by family and traveling with her son. She will be greatly missed by family and friends.
Laura is predeceased by her loving husband, Emanual J. Vecchi, who passed in 1999, and siblings, Eugene Tarantini, Jessie Curry, Daniel Tarantini, Ninette Lardieri, Adele Paolella, and Joseph Tarantini.
She leaves behind to cherish her memory, her loving children, Laura Lee Curcio, and Joseph Vecchi; grandchildren, Jennifer and her husband, Fady Khoury, David Curcio, and Samantha Curcio; and great-grandchildren, Dominic and Gia Khoury, and Arianna Curcio.
Visiting hours will be held from 6-9 PM on Tuesday, April 26, 2022, at the Bridgewater Funeral Home, 707 East Main Street, Bridgewater, NJ 08807. Prayers will be said at 9 AM, Wednesday, April 27, 2022, at the funeral home followed by a 10 AM funeral mass at St. Bernard of Clairvaux Church in Bridgewater, 500 Route 22 East, Bridgewater. Interment will be at Holy Cross Cemetery in North Arlington, NJ.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, https://www.stjude.org/give.html.