Rita A. Farley Brodniak, age 86 of Parlin, passed away peacefully Monday, June 25, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Sayreville, she was a lifelong borough resident. Before her retirement, Rita worked as a claims adjuster for Hanover Insurance. She was a communicant of St. Mary’s RC Church in South Amboy where she was an active member in their many prayer groups.
Surviving are her loving husband of 63 years Anthony, her children Gloria Vuocolo, Anthony Jr. and his wife Loran, Joseph, Junemarie Pellegrino, Rita Brodniak Arnold and her husband Matthew, 10 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren and she also requested special mention of Breanna Sommerville and Nicole Pellegrino who she considered as her own children.
Funeral services will be Friday 9:15am from the Carmen F. Spezzi Funeral Home 15 Cherry Lane Parlin with a 10:00am mass at St. Mary’s RC Church in South Amboy. A private cremation will follow.
Calling hours at the funeral home will be Thursday from 5pm to 8pm.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Rita’s name to https://www.melanoma.org
Letters of condolence to the family, completed arrangements and directions may be found at www.Spezzifuneralhome.com