Theresa Guagliardi, 92, of Wayne, passed away peacefully on January 14, 2018.
Born and raised in Bayonne, Theresa married James Guagliardi and the couple settled in Wayne to raise their family. She was a homemaker when her children were young, and later worked in the quality control department at Mack Wayne Plastics for 25 years. Upon retiring, Theresa and James moved to Toms River, where they were very active in their church. Theresa loved walking, bowling,and playing bocce, but especially loved spending time with her family.
Theresa is survived by her children, Frank Guagliardi, Geriee Marzorati and her husband Joseph, and James Guagliardi and his wife Marissa; her grandchildren, Traci Dressner and her husband Phil, Jamie Wholrabe and her husband William, Stacy Weiss and her husband George, Kyra Whitehead and her husband Walter, Joseph Marzorati, Jr., Daniel Guagliardi, Michael Guagliardi, and Nicholas Guagliardi; and her great grandchildren, Austin and Christopher Albert, and Matthew and Jacob Dressner. She was predeceased by her husband, James; her daughter, Roseann Openhym; her son in-law, Darryl Openhym; and her daughter in-law, Gail Guagliardi.
Visiting hours will be held from 3 to 7 pm Thursday, January 18 at the M. John Scanlan Funeral Home, Pompton Plains. Interment will be held 12:30 pm Friday at George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Theresa's memory to help with funeral expenses would be greatly appreciated by her family.