Marian Garrabrant DiDonato, 87, Of Milford

MILFORD, N.J. -- Marian Garrabrant DiDonato, of Milford and formerly of Rochelle Park and Hackensack, died Saturday, Aug. 27. She was 87. 

Prior to retiring, she worked for the Hackensack Board of Education as a school nurse for many years. 

She was a member of the Rochelle Park Seniors Club, Sacred Heart R.C. Church in Rochelle Park and a member of its Rosary Society.

She was the mother of Pauline Keller and her husband David and Sandra LaPorte and her husband Randal; grandmother of Gregory Keller and his wife Claire and Mark Keller; great-grandmother of Logan and Luke; sister of Madeline Hazen and her husband Harry and Rosalie Caruso and her husband Emidio. 

There will be a funeral at 8:45 a.m. Wednesday at the G. Thomas Gentile Funeral Home, 397 Union St., Hackensack. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Sacred Heart R.C. Church, 12 Terrace Ave., Rochelle Park with entombment to follow at Hackensack Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. 

Memorial donations may be made to the Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice Charitable Foundation, 99 Sparta Ave., Newton, NJ 07860.

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