Obituary of Jane A. Giammarino
South Plainfield, NJ – Jane A. (Merkle) Giammarino, 88, passed away in the early hours of May 19, 2022 at JFK Medical Center in Edison. Born in Jersey City to the late Albert and Alice (Powers) Merkle, Jane has been a resident of South Plainfield since 1964.
Jane was a devout catholic and was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church in South Plainfield. She was a member and past president of the Altar Rosary Society and belonged to Caring and Sharing where she and her friend Marie Leib assisted giving those homebound members the Eucharist two times a week.
Predeceased by her husband Angelo in 1990, daughter Angela in 1959, granddaughter Ella in 2003, son-in-law Edward Pumm in 2017 and her son Anthony in 2019, Jane leaves behind her loving family; Mary Alice DiBella and her husband Dennis of Holmdel, Gerianne Dallas of Flemington, Patricia Pumm of Piscataway, Dayel Giammarino of South Plainfield and Michael Giammarino and his wife Kara of Succasunna. She will be missed dearly by her thirteen grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and her siblings; Alice Miendak of FL, William Merkle of PA and Bernard Merkle of CA.
Visitation will be held at McCriskin-Gustafson Home for Funerals, 2425 Plainfield Avenue, South Plainfield, NJ 07080 on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 from 4pm-8pm and on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 beginning 9:00am.
Funeral services will begin 9:30am in the funeral home on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 followed by a 10:00am funeral mass at Sacred Heart Church in South Plainfield. Mausoleum entombment will follow at Holy Redeemer Cemetery, also in South Plainfield.