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Mary Wellnitz, 89, passed away Tuesday August 27th, 2019.
Born in Orange, NJ to Lawrence and Filomena Orlando, Mary moved from Bloomfield to Westfield in 1960.
Mary had a long career at Ciba-Geigy, retiring as a Research Assistant. She also worked part time at Lord and Taylor in Westfield.
A long-time, active parishioner of Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church in Westfield, Mary was involved in the Rosary Society.
Mary was an avid walker and swimmer and was a regular at the Y in Westfield and a member of Manor Park Swim Club. Known for her constant smile and infectious laugh, she enjoyed spending time with friends and family and was devoted to her grandchildren.
Mary Wellnitz was predeceased by her sisters Camilla and Josephine and brother Rocco.
She is survived by her children: Beth and her wife Lisa, Mark and his wife Barbara, and grandchildren Claire, Andrew and Christopher.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10am Friday September 6th in Holy Trinity R.C. Church on Westfield Avenue. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial contribution in Mary’s name to the Alzheimers New Jersey www.alznj.org Alzheimer's New Jersey •• 425 Eagle Rock Ave., Suite 203, Roseland, NJ 07068 •• 973-586-4300 •• firstname.lastname@example.org