Smith, Marjanne age 60 of Newton, NJ passed away Thursday March 25, 2021 at the Karen Ann Quinlan Home for hospice Fredon Twp., NJ. Born in Babylon, Long Island, she grew up in Brooklyn, NY, had lived most of her life in Stillwater Twp. before moving to Newton.
Marjanne was a graduate of Kittatinny High School class of 1979. She was a talented artist and enjoyed crafts and challenging projects of any kind. Marjanne loved doing yardwork and gardening, but most of all she loved spending time with her family, her grandchildren and enjoying good times and barbeques.
Ms. Smith had a long career as an Operating Room Technician with Eye Physicians of Sussex County. She was predeceased by her husband Lawrence M. Smith Jr. in 2019. Survivors include her parents Joanne and Michael Candeloro Sr., daughter Justina and her husband Jason Hompesch of Dingmans Ferry, PA, daughter Melissa Graziano of Newton, stepchildren Janet and Gregg Rickert of Dingmans Ferry, PA, Michael and Laura Smith of Dingmans Ferry, PA. and Jennifer Smith of Hanover, PA. Also surviving are her grandchildren Emma and Olivia Hompesch, along with step grandchildren and step great grandchildren. She also has as her sisters Michelle LaStarza of Wantage Twp. and Lyn Pulumbo of Raleigh, NC and her brothers John Graziano of Sussex and Michael and his wife Patty Candeloro of Sparta, NJ.
Memorial Visitation will be held Sunday April 11, 2021 from 1-3 PM with Memorial Service beginning at 3 PM in the Iliff-Ruggiero Funeral Home #156 Main St. (Rt. 206) Newton, NJ. In lieu of flowers memorials in Marjanne’s memory may be made to the Karen Ann Quinlan Home for hospice #99 Sparta Ave. Newton, NJ 07860 www.karenannquinlanhospice.org Online condolences through www.iliff-ruggierofuneralhome.com