Gertrude "Trudy" (nee Jackson) Mania, 80, of Hawley, Pa., formerly of Sun City, AZ and Norwood, NJ, died on Friday, November 23, 2012.
Beloved wife of the late "Sam." Devoted mother of Chad, Kim, Chris, Randy, Trudy Carrara, Sally Hammer and Penny Mania and predeceased by her son, Bob. Loving grandmother of 16 and a granddaughter who predeceased her, and dear great-grandmother of 7. She is also survived by a brother, Charles Jackson, of Tom's River.
In addition to raising her large family, she opened her heart and home to many foster and disabled children. She had courage and strength that many admired, as well as an artistic and creative side.
Visitation will be on Wednesday, Nov. 28th at the Anthony R. Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Ave., Northvale (201-767-3050) from 10 to 11 a.m. with interment to follow at Maple Grove Cemetery, Hackensack, NJ.
In lieu of flowers please donate to Deborah Hospital, 20 Pine Mill Road, Browns Mill, NJ 08015.