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Ottavia DePinto

March 28, 1936 — July 18, 2017

Even the strongest ones need to rest. After putting up an admirable fight for many years, Ottavia DePinto, passed on July 18, 2017. She was born to Vincenza Salvemini in Molfetta, Italy and came to the U.S. at the age of 11. She was proud to be born in Molfetta and just as proud to become a citizen of the United States. She resided in Bergenfield, NJ, with her husband, for most of her life until they moved to Oakland, NJ, where she resided until her passing. She was the beloved wife of the late Saverio DePinto ("Sammy"), the loving mother of Viana Hoskins and her husband Roy, Joann Raczkowski and her husband Steve, and Maryann Blanda and her husband Gary. Dear sister of Gaetano Salvemini and wife Lamberta. Cherished Nonna of Maryam Irizarry and her husband Jason, April Safar and her husband Chris, Brian Hoskins, his wife Melissa, and their son Brian, Nicholas Raczkowski, Jordan Raczkowski and Melissa Blanda. Her warm love, strong will and wonderful cooking will live in everyone close to her forever. Memorial services will be held on Friday 3-8 PM at Riewerts Memorial Home, 187 So. Washington Ave. Bergenfield. All will gather at the funeral home on Saturday at 9 AM for the Funeral Mass at St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church, Bergenfield at 10 AM. Entombment Garden of Memories Mausoleum, Washington Township. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Alzheimer's Foundation of America to help find the cure for this heartbreaking disease.

Previous Events

Friday, July 21, 2017
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Riewerts Memorial Home

187 South Washington Ave.
Bergenfield, NJ 07621

3-8 pm

Saturday, July 22, 2017
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church

29 No. Washington Ave.
Bergenfield, NJ 07621

All will gather at the funeral home at 9 am for the Funeral Mass at 10 am.

Cemetery Details


George Washington Memorial Park

234 Paramus Road
Paramus, NJ 07652

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