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Chiara  DeCandia
Chiara DeCandia

November 6, 2020
Born in Molfetta, Italy
Resided in Weehawken, New Jersey


Viewing and Funeral
Vainieri Funeral Home
5923 Kennedy Blvd . (West)
North Bergen, NJ US 07047
Tuesday, November 10, 2020
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Fairview Mausoleum
22 Bergenwood Road
Fairview, NJ US 07022
Tuesday, November 10, 2020


Chiara DeCandia (nee Vernola) of Weehawken, N.J. passed away on November 6, 2020, at the at age of 86. Chiara was born in Bologna, Italy, and married Vito in 1956.

She lived in Molfetta, Italy until 1970, at which time she immigrated with her family to New Jersey and worked as a seamstress in West New York, but her passion was cooking and spending time with her family and friends.

Chiara leaves behind three sons, Mauro with his wife Karen, Luigi with his wife Tina, Pantaleo and his wife Yasmina. Beloved Nonna to five grandchildren, Christopher Michael and his wife Yaxira, Maria Isabel and her husband Yovani, Mark Vito, Laura Marie, Chiara and great grandchildren, Miguel, Leonardo and Adelina. Chiara will always be remembered as Nonna, the matriarch of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in her name to the Alzheimer Association, 23 Vreeland Rd #105, Florham Park, NJ 07932.
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