HACKENSACK, N.J. -- Maddalena Dente Gentili, of Hackensack, died on Tuesday, Feb. 7. She was 96.
"Our beloved mother and grandmother was a woman of love, strength and a peaceful heart," information from the funeral home noted. "Her love, sacrifices, support and dedication will never be forgotten."
Gentili is survived by her children Giacomo, Leo, Isa and Arina, as well as grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded by her son, Giacomo.
Visitation will be from 7-9 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 10, at G. Thomas Gentile Funeral Service, 397 Union St., in Hackensack. The funeral will begin at the funeral home at 8:45 a.m. on Saturday, with a 10 a.m. Mass of Requiem at St. Anthony of Padua Episcopal Church, 72 Lodi St., in Hackensack.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to St. Anthony of Padua Episcopal Church, 72 Lodi St., Hackensack, NJ 07601.