Assunta Cupo (Garippo), 80, of Jersey City, NJ passed away peacefully on Monday July 1 2013 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Palomonte, Italy for and has lived in Jersey City, NJ for 55 years. Assunta worked as a seamstress and retired in her 70's, she was a member of the ILGWU. She was the family matriarch and was well loved by her adoring family and friends. She had a passion for gardening, cooking and sewing, and loved going to Atlantic City.
Beloved wife of Joseph Cupo for 56 years; loving mother of Josephine Cupo, Assunta Folcarelli & husband Bruno; Geraldine Morsella, and Leonard V. Cupo, Esq. & wife Leona; dear sister of Maria Panza & husband Patsy; cherished grandmother of Joseph & Maria Folcarelli, Michael & Gabriella Morsella and Olivia Cupo; dear aunt to many nieces, nephews, grand nieces and grand nephews.
Visitation from Riotto Funeral Home, 3205 John F. Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City, NJ on Friday, July 5, 2013 from 3-9 PM. Funeral on Saturday, July 6, 2013, 9:30 AM at the funeral home. Funeral Mass at St. Aedan's Church at 10:30 AM. Entombment will follow at Holy Cross Chapel Mausoleum, N. Arlington. Memorial contributions can be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital http://www.stjude.org