Mildred A. Lai


Mildred A. (Basile) Lai, 79, of Washington Township, NJ passed away on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at home surrounded by her loving family.  Born and raised in Hackensack, NJ, she resided in Toms River before moving to Washington Township four years ago.  She was a faithful parishioner of the Church of St. Anthony of Padua in Hackensack and was a member of the Seniors Club of Rochelle Park.  Millie enjoyed spending time with family, especially her grandchildren who were the light of her life.

Prior to retiring, she was a retail manager with Bloomindale’s in Hackensack for twenty years. 

Beloved wife of the late Robert Lai.  Loving and devoted mother of Robert Lai and wife Felice, Gary Lai and Jeffrey Lai and wife Michelle.  Cherished grandmother of Devin and Madison.  Dear sister of Joan Hemsworth. 

The family will receive relatives and friends Monday, May 1, 2017, 2-4 & 7-9 PM at Vander Plaat-Caggiano Funeral Home, 13-31 Saddle River Road, Fair Lawn, NJ.  A Funeral Mass is planned for Tuesday, May 2, 2017, 10 AM at the Church of St. Anthony of Padua, 72 Lodi Street, Hackensack, NJ 07601.  Cremation will be private. 

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Mildred to the Church of St. Anthony of Padua or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148 would be appreciated.

Leave Your Message

Please enter characters from the image on a left

Email Condolence Card

Click to send Condolence Card

Share with others


Please accept my sincere sympathy. My heartfelt prayers are with the family, God bless you all. from an old school mate Myrna Poidomani
Myrna Poidomani
First Previous Next Last 
showing 0 to 1 ( of 1 records)