Mt. Arlington, Mrs. Palma T Andico, 91, died on October 28, 2014 at the Country Home Care Center in Morris Plains. She was the oldest of 9 children. She was born in Brooklyn, NY and lived in Northvale before moving to Mt. Arlington 68 years ago. She was a postal clerk in Mt. Arlington for many years, and member of Our Lady of The Lake R C Church in Mt. Arlington. She also served in town as the Court Clerk for 29 years, the Board of Health for 30 years, and Registrar of Vital Statistics for 25 years. She was a past president of the Mt. Arlington PTA, Ladies Auxiliary of the Fire Department and Knights of Columbus, and member of the Senior Citizens Club, and previously active in both Girl & Boy Scouting.
She was predeceased by her husband Valentino (of 57 years) in 2003, brothers; Rocco, Dominick, and Joseph, sister Laura, and parents Lorenzo & Maria Amorosso. She is survived by her children; Angela Freeman, John ( and Denise) Andico, Lawrence (and Lorraine) Andico, Grandchildren; Stephanie Jentzen, Scott Jentzen, Amy Wilke, Alison Becker, Lauren Andico, and Dominick Andico, 10 great grandchildren, Sisters and Brothers; Tessie (and Ed) Governale, Cecelia (and Frank) Rampolla, Charles (and Elaine) Amorosso, Sam (and Joan) Amorosso, and many nieces and nephews.
Friends and relatives may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Thursday from 3 – 5 & 7 – 9 pm. The Funeral Liturgy will be held on Friday, 10 am, at Our Lady of the Lake R C Church in Mt. Arlington, with the interment to follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Wharton.