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Maria Buzzi (née Chiarello), 101, of River Edge, passed away peacefully at home on May 26, 2023.  Predeceased by her husband, Edward Charles Buzzi.  Loving mother of  Thomas (Victoria) Buzzi, Theresa Kleinkopf, Rosemary (Bruce) Murphy.  Cherished grandmother of Jacqueline, Michele, Carolyn, Mia, Jenna, Alexandra, Kendall, Natalie, and great-grandmother of Julia, Christopher, Sarah, Leah, Katlain, Jack, William, Harrison, and Charlotte.  Dear sister of John (Rosalie) Chiarello.

Maria was born in New York City to Sadie (née Masi) and Charles Chiarello.  She was a cafeteria manager at the River Dell High School, Oradell for many years.

Memorial visitation Thursday, June 1st, 7-9 PM at the Beaugard-McKnight Funeral Home, 869 Kinderkamack Road, River Edge.  Mass Friday, June 2nd, 10 AM, St. Peter the Apostle R.C. Church, River Edge.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Maria’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105;