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Pauline (Zafarano) Ciranni

July 29, 1932 ~ April 15, 2020 (age 87)

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Born  July 29, 1932, Pauline Zafarano married Gaetano J Ciranni Jr. on May 12, 1956.

Pauline resided in Brooklyn, with her husband and 4 girls until they moved to Edison, New Jersey in 1967.  St. Helena’s became their parish of worship. There she taught CCD. Both her and Gaetano “Tom” were involved in the church and school. 

  Pauline worked for Foodtown of Colonia for over 15 yrs and Cranford Chiropractic Office for another 15 or more years until her husband took ill and she needed to stay home and take care of him.  After he died in 1999, she did anything to keep herself busy.

  She was very involved in the Colonia Chapter of Deborah Hospital Foundation doing lots of fund raising & volunteer work. Pauline was the President of the Colonia Chapter serving two terms.  Pauline became sick herself and she resided at a Long-Term Care Facility for the past 3 years.  She lived a full life until the age of 87.  

Pauline was predeceased by her husband Gaetano J Ciranni, Jr. her daughter Maria Ciranni Dasti and her husband Frank.  Survived by her 3 Daughters, Joan Ciranni LaBarbera, Paula Ciranni Gaillard and her husband Benjamin, Frances Ciranni Flynn and her husband John. Also survived by her 10 grandchildren, Vincent & wife Melissa, Danielle, Christina & her wife Jen, Jessica, Tara, Michael, Dominic, Robert, Ashley & Brittany and 7 great grandchildren Gianna Maria, Juliona, Alessandria, Luciano, Leo, Cassidy and Gabriella. And many siblings Sophie Catinella, Dolores Flanagan, Marianna Allen, Deanna Scalco, Geraldine Beverly (deceased) and Michael Zafarano Jr.

She will be forever missed by her loved ones. 

Services were held privately.  Memorial Mass will be at a later date.

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