Erna Masone

Obituary of Erna V. Masone

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Erna V. Masone, 84, of Riverdale, died Wednesday, February 14, 2007 at Chilton Memorial Hospital in Pompton Plains. Born in Chicago, Erna was the daughter of the late John and Erna (nee Carlsen) Blomgren. Meeting Nicholas Masone during World War II, the couple married on May 13, 1942 in Brooklyn, settling there before moving to Riverdale in 1958. A mother of four children, Erna worked for 25 years as an operator for NJ Bell. An active parishioner of St. Mary?s R.C. Church in Pompton Lakes, Erna enjoyed gardening and nature watching from her home along the Pequannock River. Along with her husband, Erna was a former member of the Elks Club in Pompton Lakes as well. She is survived by her son, Daniel Masone and his wife Patricia of Denville; her daughters, Rosanne Masone and her husband Michael Kresky of Englewood, Christine Kasubinski and her husband Richard of Aberdeen, and Carolyn Masone of Riverdale; her sister, Gertrude Kaelin and her husband Ed of Chicago; her grandchildren, Diana Masone, Alan Masone and his wife Rebecca, Kristine Lindsay and her husband Jason Kanter, Michael Lindsay and Matthew Ficarelli; her great-grandson, Miles Masone; and her nephew, Craig Larsen. She was predeceased by her husband, Nicholas, in 1994. Funeral services will commence 10:30 a.m. Monday at the funeral home and will proceed to an 11:30 a.m. funeral Mass at St. Mary?s R.C. Church in Pompton Lakes. Burial will follow at Maryrest Cemetery in Mahwah. Visiting hours will be Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home. Donations to Only Hope Cat Rescue Inc., P.O. Box 164, Englewood, NJ 07631 would be appreciated by her family.
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