Ellen Saparito, 80, Of Bergenfield

BERGENFIELD, N.J. – Ellen Saparito, a resident of Bergenfield, died Wednesday, July 13. She was 80.

She was born July 23, 1935. She enjoyed spending time with her family at the beach, going to Atlantic City and playing cards with her friends. She was a fantastic cook and loved the holidays, especially baking with her grandchildren.

She is survived by her children, Donna and her husband Peter Ruffini, Doreen and her husband Harry Cole, Linda and her husband Jay Kolaya, Vincent and his wife Sharon Saparito and Dawn Bogosian; son-in-law, Jack Bogosian; grandchildren, Harry, Andy and Ryan Cole, Danielle, Michael and Meagan Ruffini, Tommy and Paris Caruolo, Ashley Kolaya, Mathew and Lisa Saparito and Paul, Jake, Lucas and Isabella Bogosian; and great-grandchildren, Angel Cole, Drew, Gianna and Charlotte Cole, and Liam Cole.

She was predeceased by her husband, Andrew Saparito and Drew Saparito.

Visiting will be from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday at Riewerts Memorial Home, 187 S. Washington Ave., Bergenfield. All will gather at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church, 29 N. Washington Ave., Bergenfield for a funeral Mass. Interment to follow at George Washington Memorial Park in Paramus.

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