Hillsborough- Maria Romano, 85, died on December 24, 2021. Daughter of the late Nicola and Iolanda Blasi, Maria was born in Avellino, Italy and immigrated to the US in 1968. First, she came to Newark and Irvington before settling in Berkeley Heights where she raised her family, and then went to Little Egg Harbor before moving to Hillsborough. Maria was a homemaker. Maria was predeceased by her beloved husband, Nunziante Romano in 2017. She leaves behind to cherish her memory, her children, Antoinette Pellegrino, Guido Romano, and Yolanda Ghanime; grandchildren, Nicholas Bernardi, Vincent Bernardi, Angelica Bernardi, George Ghanime, Marco Ghanime; great-grandchildren, Nicholas, Jr., Bella, and Benjamin.
Visiting hours will be held from 2-4 PM & 7-9 PM on Tuesday, December 28, 2021 at the Bridgewater Funeral Home, 707 E. Main St., Bridgewater, NJ. Prayers will be said 9AM, Wednesday, December 29, 2021 at the funeral home followed by a 10AM funeral mass at St. Bernard Church in Bridgewater. Entombment will follow at St. Bernard Cemetery.