Marie Westervelt, 87, Longtime Norwood Resident

NORWOOD, N.J. -- Marie (Muuse) Westervelt, of Norwood, died on Monday, May 23. She was 87.

Marie Westervelt

Marie Westervelt

Photo Credit: Pizzi Funeral Home

Westervelt was an office manager for Dr. Kenneth Fried in Englewood for many years. She was an avid animal lover, especially dogs and her cat, Suzie. She enjoyed family vacations to Cape Cod and Hilton Head Island. "She loved her family and was her grandchildren's biggest fan at all their activities," information from the funeral home noted.

She is survived by her children, Cynthia Pinelli and her husband Jeffrey of Norwood, and Claudia Westervelt and her fiancé Russell, also of Norwood; grandchildren Jeffrey, Christopher, Dylan and Carly; and many loving relatives and friends.

Westervelt was predeceased by her husband, Donald, and four brothers.

Visiting hours will be from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday, May 26, at Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Ave., in Northvale. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday at the funeral home.

Memorial donations can be made to the Bergen County Animal Shelter, 100 United Lane, Teterboro, NJ 07608.

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