Amparo C. Yuzon


Amparo C. (Cajayon) Yuzon, age 81, of Hackensack, NJ passed away on Wednesday, August 7, 2019.  Born and raised in the Philippines, she immigrated to the U.S. in 1960 and resided in Fair Lawn and Ridgewood before moving to Hackensack in 2003.  She was a parishioner of Holy Trinity Church in Hackensack and a former parishioner of St. Catharine Church in Glen Rock.  Dr. Yuzon was an active member of the Philippine American Community of Bergen County.  Passionate about music, Amparo enjoyed playing the piano and ballroom dancing.

She was a physician specializing in internal medicine for over 50 years.  She had a private practice in the Bronx and ended her career at Bergen Regional Medical Center in Paramus.

Beloved wife of the late Romeo Yuzon.  Loving and devoted mother of Christian R. Yuzon and wife Sandy.  Cherished grandmother of Hayden and Evan Yuzon.  Dear sister of Adolfo Cajayon and wife Cecelia and sister-in-law of Corazon Prado and Rudolfo Yuzon.  Adored aunt of Al, Abie, Aicha, Angelo, Melissa and Carmina.

The family will receive relatives and friends Friday, August 9, 2019, 2-4 & 7-9 pm at Vander Plaat-Caggiano Funeral Home, 13-31 Saddle River Road, Fair Lawn, NJ.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday, August 10, 2019, 10 am at St. Catharine Church, 905 South Maple Avenue, Glen Rock, NJ.  Entombment will follow at George Washington Memorial Park in Paramus.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Amparo to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK  73123-1718 would be appreciated.

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