Harriet N. Block


Harriett N. (Reibe) Block, age 88, of Hackensack, NJ passed away suddenly on Sunday, November 24, 2019.  Born and raised in Manhattan, NY, she resided in Saddle Brook before moving to Hackensack 35 years ago. 

Prior to retiring in 2003, she was a bookkeeper with Cablevision in Edgewater.  She was also a sales representative with Avon for 55 years.

Beloved wife of the late Gordon Block.  Loving and devoted mother of Joseph Gorga and wife Danuta “Diane” and Jane Brett and husband Gregory.  Cherished grandmother of Jennifer Capone and Christyn Gorga.  Adored great-grandmother of Andrew and Nicholas Capone.  Dear sister of the late Henrietta Schmidt and Dorothy DeSimone.

The family will receive relatives and friends Tuesday, November 26, 2019, 4-8 pm at Vander Plaat-Caggiano Funeral Home, 13-31 Saddle River Road, Fair Lawn, NJ.  A funeral service is planned for Wednesday, November 27, 2019, 11 am at the funeral home.  Interment will follow at George Washington Memorial Park in Paramus.  In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Harriet to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 would be appreciated.

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