Maria Sassi

Obituary of Maria A Sassi

Maria Sassi (nee Coles)  83,  longtime resident of Bernardsville NJ, passed away Monday, December 2, 2019, following a long illness.  She was born in 1935 in Long Branch NJ to Pearl and Paul Coles.

She was predeceased by her husband, Horace J. Sassi and is survived by her daughters Lisa, Linda, and Cindy, four grandchildren and one great grandchild.

Maria enjoyed many years working for the Bernardsville News, travelling, and spending time with her family.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, December 8, 2019 at Gallaway and Crane Funeral Home, 101 S. Finley Ave, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920 from 12:00 – 3:00 pm. Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, December 9, 2019, 10:00am at Our Lady Perpetual Help Church, 111 Claremont Road, Bernardsville, NJ 07924. Burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery, Basking Ridge. For further information, or to leave an online condolence message for the family please visit

In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Maria’s name to: American Heart Association; 7272 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX  75231

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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sunday, December 8, 2019
Gallaway & Crane Funeral Home
101 South Finley Avenue
Basking Ridge, New Jersey, United States

Funeral Mass

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Monday, December 9, 2019
Church of our Lady of Perpetual Help
Seney Drive
Bernardsville, New Jersey, United States


12:15 pm - 12:30 pm
Monday, December 9, 2019
Holy Cross Cemetery
Mt. Airy Rd.
Basking Ridge, New Jersey, United States
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