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Maria Belluscio, 77, Former Lodi Resident

Maria Belluscio
Maria Belluscio Photo Credit: Volk Leber Funeral Home

LEONIA, N.J. -- Maria (Salvatore) Belluscio -- a Leonia resident, formerly of Lodi -- died Tuesday, June 28. She was 77.

Belluscio was the longtime owner and operator of Di Maria's Restaurant, in Saddle Brook. She was a parishioner of St. John the Evangelist Church, in Leonia, where she was a member of the Altar Society. She was also a part of the St. Padre Pio Adoration society in Garfield and was a member of the New Jersey State Columbiettes in Cliffside Park.

She is survived by her children, Leonardo Sabino and his wife Rosella, Rachele Tasca and her husband Peter, and Renato Belluscio; grandchildren Danielle, Jonathan, Peter, Nicole, Isabella, Brielle and Gianni; great-grandchildren Hudson and Sienna; and siblings Filomena, Antionette, Josephine, Anita and Giacomo.

Belluscio was predeceased by her first and second husbands, Paul Sabino and Ulisse Belluscio.

Visiting hours will be from 5-9 p.m. on Wednesday, June 29, at the Volk Leber Funeral Home, 789 Teaneck Rd., in Teaneck. A funeral service will be held at 9 a.m. on Thursday from the funeral home, then to St. John the Evangelist Church, in Leonia, for a 10 a.m. mass. Interment will follow at Holy Name Cemetery, in Jersey City.

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