Dedicated owner of Primo Italian Restaurant

Dateline: Denville

Pauline H. (nee-Napoli) Morelli passed away on Thursday, August 14th, 2014 at Kindred Hospital of New Jersey in Dover. She was 79.

Pauline was born in East Orange and grew up in Newark.  She lived in Lake Hiawatha before moving to Denville with her daughter 12 years ago.

Pauline worked for her daughter as a receptionist at Gina’s Shear Motion in Denville for 10 years before retiring.  Prior to that she was the dedicated owner of Primo Italian Restaurant in Lake Hiawatha.

She was a member of St. Peter the Apostle R.C. Church in Parsippany.

Pauline was predeceased by her husband, Louis J., who passed away on 12/5/2001.

Survivors include her daughter, Gina M. Rocha and her husband, Joe of Denville; her sister, Jo Molinare and her husband, Angelo of Lake Hiawatha; her nephews: Dr. Jon and his wife, April and Joseph; her 2 grandsons: Antonio and Vincenzo; Pauline is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral at 10 am on Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 from the funeral home. With the Liturgy of Christian Burial to be offered at 11 am at Saint Peter the Apostle R.C. Church. 179 Baldwin Rd, Parsippany. Interment: Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover.  Visiting hours are on Monday from 4-8 pm ONLY at the funeral home. 


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