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Ida Tufaro, Former East Rutherford Resident, 86

Ida Tufaro,  86
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ELMWOOD PARK, N.J. – Ida Silvan Tufaro, of Elmwood Park, died Aug. 14. She was 86.

Born and raised in East Rutherford, she lived in Garfield for 51 years, settling in Elmwood Park 15 years ago.

She was a bookkeeper with Vornado Realty in Garfield, and then Marcal Paper Co. in Elmwood Park retiring in 1999. Tufaro was a parishioner of Mt. Virgin Church, Garfield.

She is predeceased by her husband Leonard A. in 1993, her son, Leonard W. in 1994, and her siblings, William and Juleus Silvan, Ann Luddecke, and Ella Imhoff.

She is survived by two sons, John and wife Violeta, and Christopher and wife Elizabeth, two grandchildren, Sarah, and Thomas and wife Rebecca, and two great-grandchildren, Liam and Garrett.

Visiting will be held Monday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. The funeral is Tuesday, Aug. 18, arriving at the Aloia Funeral Home at 9 am followed by a 10 a.m. mass at Our Lady of Mount Virgin Church, Garfield. Interment St. Nicholas Cemetery, Lodi. The Tufaro family is in the care of the Aloia Funeral Home, 180 Harrison Ave., Garfield (973-340-7077). Condolences/Directions visit

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