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Obituary for Rosalia Mini (Bonanno)

MINI, Rosalia (nee Bonanno), age 84, of West Milford, died on August 25, 2023. Born and raised in Lercara Friddi, Sicily-Italy, Rosalia emigrated to the United States living in both Garfield and Elmwood Park. She then moved to Palm Coast, FL for 23 years returning to New Jersey last year. Rosalia was a seamstress for 25 years retiring in 2001 from Mario’s Dress Shop in Passaic, she was a member of the Passaic I.L.G.W.U., and she was a parishioner of Our Lady of Mt. Virgin RC Church, Garfield. Rosalia is predeceased by her devoted husband of 61 years, Anthony in 2022, and her daughter, Nina Mini in 1993, her parents, Vincenzo and Antonina Bonanno, and her siblings, Antonina Dolcimascolo and Peter Bonnano. She is survived by two loving children, Maria Mini-Mancini and husband Michael, and Charlie Mini, five adored grandchildren, Daniela Aponte, Giuseppe Cannata, Felicia Sanchez, Alyssa Mini and Sophia Mini, six cherished great-grandchildren, Olivia, Lorenzo, Ava, Vito, Basil and Vincenzo, and dear siblings Frances Di Piazza and Giovanna Calderone. Visiting Monday 3 to 7 pm. The funeral is Tuesday, August 29, 2023, arriving at the Aloia Funeral Home at 10 am followed by a 11 am mass at Our Lady of Mt. Virgin RC Church, Garfield. Entombment St. Nicholas Cemetery, Lodi. In lieu of flowers the family is accepting donations for the Alzheimer’s Association. The Mini family is in the care of the Aloia Funeral Home, 180 Harrison Ave., Garfield (973-340-7077). Condolences/Directions visit