Jean F. Asaro


Jean F. (DeFazio), 85, of San Diego, CA passed away on Saturday, September 1, 2018.  Born and raised in Jersey City, NJ, she resided in Fair Lawn for 40 years before moving to San Diego six years ago.  Mrs. Asaro was a parishioner of St. Anne R.C. Church in Fair Lawn and a member of the Civil Defense Group of Fair Lawn.  An avid gardener, Jean also enjoyed cooking and spending time with family.

Prior to retiring, she was a lunch aid with the Borough of Fair Lawn Board of Education for many years. 

Beloved wife of the late Frank J. Asaro.  Loving and devoted mother of Michele Rogers and husband Bob, the late Larry Crawford and surviving wife Kathe, the late Frankie Crawford and surviving wife Patty and the late Doreen Vasser.  Cherished grandmother of Danny Adamek, Larry and Brian Crawford, Kelley and Dylan Vasser, Blake Rogers and the late Nicole Adamek-Vasser.  Adored great-grandmother of Ella, Elle, Julian, J.D. and Chole.  Dear sister of Cecilia Kohler, Babe DeFeo, Fran Brock, Stella McWhirter and the late Theresa Tidino, Vicki Tetro and Cabrina Dolcimascolo.

The family will receive relatives and friends Tuesday, September 4, 2018, 2-4 & 7-9 pm at Vander Plaat-Caggiano Funeral Home, 13-31 Saddle River Road, Fair Lawn, NJ, 201-797-3500,  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday, September 5, 2018, 10:30 am at St. Catharine R.C. Church, 905 South Maple Avenue, Glen Rock, NJ.  Entombment Holy Cross Cemetery in North Arlington.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Jean to Scleroderma Foundation, 300 Rosewood Drive, Suite 105, Danvers, MA 01923 would be appreciated.

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