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Rita Macolino

March 9, 1940 ~ March 1, 2023 (age 82) 82 Years Old

Rita Macolino Obituary

Rita Macolino (nee Spina), 82, of Jersey City, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 1, 2023. Rita was born in Ginestra, Benevento, Italy.

Rita was a devout parishioner of St. Nicholas Church for over 50 years. She was a member of the Mother Cabrini Society and participated in the Italian Liturgy for many years. She was a devout follower of Padre Pio. Rita was passionate about her beautiful garden which she planted every spring. She was a phenomenal cook and enjoyed hosting and feeding her friends and family. Her greatest joys "Treasures" were her three granddaughters, her children, and her siblings.

Beloved Mother of Lupo Macolino and his wife Patricia, Anna Maria Ventura and her husband Salvatore. Loving Nonna of Gianna, and Nicolette Macolino, and Olivia Ventura. Dear sister of Rose Lekic and her husband Stelio, Anna Papa and her husband Phil, and Josephine Lunardoni  and her husband Michael. Rita was predeceased by her devoted husband Enrico. Her dear siblings Aurelia, Matilda, and Antonio. Also surviving are many loved nieces and nephews. 

Visitation is Monday, March 6, 2023, from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM at RIOTTO FUNERAL HOME & Cremation Company, 3205 John F. Kennedy Blvd., Jersey City, NJ 07306 (For GPS, please use our parking lot address: 14 Stagg Street, Jersey City, NJ 07306). Funeral mass is Tuesday, March 7, 2023, 10:30 AM at St. Nicholas Church, Jersey City. Entombment will follow at Holy Cross Chapel Mausoleum, North Arlington. 

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March 6, 2023

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Riotto Funeral Home & Cremation Company
3205 John F. Kennedy Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ 07306

Funeral Mass
March 7, 2023

10:30 AM
St. Nicholas Church
122 Ferry Street
Jersey City, NJ 07307

March 7, 2023

12:00 PM
Holy Cross Chapel Mausoleum (North Arlington)
340 Ridge Rd.
North Arlington, NJ 07031


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