CHRISTOFIDES, Michael A., 34, of River Vale, NJ, passed away Wednesday, March 5, 2014. Michael was a graduate of Pascack Valley High School and went on to attend Boston University then Montclaire State University where he earned his Bachelor's degree. He was employed by the New Jersey Department of Labor as a claims examiner in the Disabilities Claims Department. Beloved son of Alexander and Georgia Christofides and loving brother of Stephanie Christofides. The family will receive their relatives and friends at Becker Funeral Home, 219 Kinderkamack Road, Westwood, NJ on Friday, March 7, from 2-4 & 7-9PM. The Funeral Mass will be held at St. John the Theologian, Tenafly, NJ, on Saturday at 11:30AM. Interment to follow at George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus, NJ. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the St. Philothea Philoptochos Chapter, St. John the Theologian, 353 E Clinton Ave., Tenafly, NJ 07670.