Visitation at Funeral Home
Obituary of Mary Parentini
Mary Parentini passed away Friday, September 21st, in New Brunswick.
She was 89 years of age.
Mary was born in Newark, NJ. Throughout her life she lived in Union City, Weehawken, Sussex, Columbus and East Brunswick, NJ. She worked as an order taker for the Pharmaceutical Distribution company McKesson & Robbins from 1951 to 1953. While working there, she met Harold Parentini her future husband. Mary and Harold worked together at Parentini's Pharmacy for many years. After pharmacy was sold, Mary became a licensed cosmetologist.
Mary's fabulous cooking was the center of all family gatherings large and small. She was known for her cheesecake and biscotti. She was an avid reader, loved a good mystery on TV, and always loved a good word search.
The family wishes to extend their gratitude to all the medical staff at the ICU and Hospice at St. Peters Hospital in New Brunswick NJ.
She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Harold Parentini, who passed away in 2014. Mary leaves behind her loving family; her daughters Diane Weinberger, Lynn Parentini-Schwartz, and her granddaughter Dana Parentini.
A visitation will be held Wednesday, September 26th from 4-8pm at Rezem Funeral Home, 457 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick.
A funeral mass will be held on Thursday September 27th, at 10:00am at Our Lady of Peace Church in North Brunswick. Burial will follow at Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Cemetery in Wrightstown.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2600 US Hwy 1, North Brunswick, NJ 08902.