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Frances Marie (DeLucia) Gustaferro

March 15, 1932 ~ May 9, 2022 (age 90)


Frances Marie Gustaferro (DeLucia) of Bayonne, entered into eternal rest peacefully on May 9, 2022, with her loving family by her side.  Born in Jersey City and raised in Hoboken, Frances resided in Jersey City before settling in Bayonne 20 years ago.  She worked as a New York telephone operator for Bell Atlantic then for the Maxwell House Corporation.  In her later years she worked as a cafeteria attendant at P.S. #25.  

Frances embraced life to the fullest and had a deep abiding love for her family.  Her favorite pastimes included trips to Atlantic City with the Senior Citizens Club and relaxing family getaways to Ocean Grove, NJ.  Her home was always filled with warmth and cheer as she made each family tradition special.  Frances will be lovingly remembered for her kind and gentle spirit and will live on in the hearts of all those whose lives she touched. 

Frances was predeceased by her dearly beloved husband Frank, parents, Michael and Antoinette (Milici) DeLucia; her daughter, Susanne Embrich; her sister, Maryanne Preciose, and her brother, Carmine Delucia.  Left to cherish her memory are her son, Frank Gustaferro, and wife Jean; 8 grandchildren, 

Danielle, Frank, Michael, Mark, Cheryl, William, Christopher, and Samantha, 22 grandchildren, Frank, Kristyn, Jayden, Richard, Kassidy, Jared, Emily, Kayla, Kaleb, Jennifer, Madison, Savannah, Timothy, Michael, Eamonn, Danial, Alondra, Adelaide, Harley, Dallas, Jaycob, and Ryder, and 3 great-great-grandchildren, Emerson, Richard Jr., and Ryley.

Visiting hours will be held on Friday, May 13, from 2:00 to 4:00 & 7:00 to 9:00 pm.  A Funeral Mass will be held in Frances' honor on Saturday, May 14, at 10:30 am at St. John Paul II Parish (Our Lady of Mt. Carmel), officiated by Fr. Lukasz Kleczka.  Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery in North Arlington, NJ. 

O' Gentlest Heart of Jesus 

Ever present in the Blessed Sacrament,
ever consumed with burning love
for the poor captive souls in Purgatory,
have mercy on the soul of


Be not severe in Thy judgment,
but let some drops of Thy precious Blood
fall upon the devouring flames
and do Thou, O Merciful Savior,
send Thy angels to conduct


to place of refreshment, light and peace.

May the souls of all the faithful departed,
through the mercy of God, rest in peace.




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May 13, 2022

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Dworzanski & Son Funeral Home
20 East 22nd Street
Bayonne, NJ 07002

Evening Visitation
May 13, 2022

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Dworzanski & Son Funeral Home
20 East 22nd Street
Bayonne, NJ 07002

Funeral Mass
May 14, 2022

10:30 AM
St. John Paul II Parish at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church
39 East 22nd Street
Bayonne, NJ 07002

Interment following funeral mass

Holy Cross Cemetery (North Arlington, N.J)

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