EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Virginia Rose Cocozzo (nee Montagna), 84, of East Rutherford for more than 60 years, passed away March 16, 2016.
She was born in Lyndhurst. Va. was a homemaker but prior to that, she worked for East Rutherford Syringe Shop many years ago. She was a parishioner of St. Joseph's R.C. Church and a member of the Mothers Club.
She was the wife of Charles L. Cocozzo; mother of Rose Anne Plosia and her husband Jesse, Charles C. Cocozzo and his wife Therese, John Cocozzo and his wife Meredith and Mamie Cocozzo; grandmother of Olivia Cocozzo; sister of Annette Montagna, Rose Marie Greenleaf, Joseph Montagna, Vincent Montagna, Samuel Montagna, Pasquale Montagna, Dennis Montagna, Anna Marie Thomas, John Montagna and the late Anthony Montagna; andg aunt of many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
A funeral Mass will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Joseph's R.C. Church, East Rutherford. Interment will be at St. Joseph Cemetery, Lyndhurst.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, CenterPoint II, Suite 103, 1160 Route 22 East, Bridgewater, NJ 08807.