Gloria May Ciavattone


Gloria May (Formica) Ciavattone, 87, of Fair Lawn, NJ passed away peacefully on Friday, July 21, 2017 surrounded by her loving family.  Born and raised in Moonachie, NJ, she resided in Fair Lawn for 60 years.  A faithful parishioner of St. Anne R.C. Church in Fair Lawn, she was a member of the seniors organization.  She was also a member of V.F.W. Post 281 Ladies Auxiliary of Fair Lawn.  Gloria enjoyed dancing and socializing with the members of her clubs.

Prior to retiring in 1978, she was a bank teller with National Community Bank / Chase for 20 years, where she worked in all of the Fair Lawn branches.

Beloved wife of the late Emil Ciavattone.  Loving and devoted mother of Mark Ciavattone and wife Teri and Christine Van Rumpt and husband Rick.  Cherished grandmother of Patricia Ciavattone Falto.  Dear sister of the late Delfino, Vincent and Giacinto Formica.  Loving aunt of Deanna Lewis and Jean Wasowski.

The family will receive relatives and friends Sunday, July 23, 2017, 2-6 PM at Vander Plaat-Caggiano Funeral Home, 13-31 Saddle River Road, Fair Lawn, NJ.  A funeral service is planned for Monday, July 24, 2017, 10 AM at the funeral home.  Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Paterson.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Gloria to Meals on Wheels, County of Bergen, Dept. of Human Services, Division of Senior Services, 1 Bergen County Plaza, 2nd Floor, Hackensack, NJ 07601 would be appreciated.

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