Melissa A, Centanni (Missy, nee MacGregor) 55, passed away on Thursday, September 4, 2014 at Van Dyk Manor in Montclair.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral from the O’Boyle Funeral Home 309 Broad St. Bloomfield on Wednesday at 9:00 a.m. The funeral mass will be offered at St. Cassian’s Church in Upper Montclair at 10:00 a.m. Interment is private. Visitation is on Tuesday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Please express condolences at www.oboylefuneralhome.com
Born in Orange, she lived in Short Hills and the last 14 years in Glen Ridge.
Missy was a graduate of Lynchburg College of Virginia and a member of the Parent’s Council and a 2 time Alumni Board Member.
She worked as a senior project manager for PTS Consulting in New York City.
Missy was a class parent at the Linden Avenue School, a member of GRAPA for many years, an active member of the Girl Scouts of America for 8 years. She was Ways & Means Chairperson at the Ridgewood Ave. school, co chair of the Glen Ridge SCRIP Program, and member of the Gas Lamp Players.
She was the wife of Thomas F. Centanni, mother of Carly, mother to T.J., Jamie and Jessica, daughter of the late Robert John MacGregor and Marie Adele MaloneMacGregor, sister of Pamela Sullivan and her husband Patrick, Robert and his wife Lori, Kristin Pucillo and her husband Lawrence, Stuart and his wife Patricia, Deidre Brignola and her husband Christopher, Ian and his wife Elizabeth and Mark. Daughter in law of Rose DeFabrizio Centanni and the late James Centanni. She is also survived by 14 nephews and 7 nieces.
For those who wish in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Lynchburg College