Mary Gladys Giordano, 80, of Livingston, passed away at Saint Barnabas Medical Center on Tuesday, January 14,, 2014. Her family will receive relatives and friends at the Quinn-Hopping Funeral Home of Livingston, 145 E. Mt. Pleasant Ave., on Friday, 4-8 PM concluding with a blessing service at 8PM. The cremation will be private.
Mary Gladys was born in Newark where she lived for many years moving to Livingston in 1972. Graduating from Seton Hall University with a teaching degree, she became a school teacher of many subjects at Lacordaire Academy, Montclair, for ten years retiring in 1986. Following her retirement, she became a drug and alcohol counselor for Honesty House, Sterling, for ten years.
Surviving is her beloved husband of 49 years, Joseph, her devoted son peter, her brother Vincent Ryan and also survived by several nieces and nephews.