Marie Yaccarino, (nee Principe), 85, of Secaucus, NJ formerly of Hoboken. Loving and devoted wife for sixty-one years to Michael (Brother) Yaccarino passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family at her Secaucus home. In 1965 when her husband, acquired his late father’s business, The Famous Biggies of Hoboken, Marie became instrumental with carrying on its noted reputation for a fine food family spot. In her earlier days, Marie worked for Bell Telephone Company in New York City, now known as AT&T as a most conscientious secretary there. Marie was also a devoted parishioner of St. Francis Church in Hoboken. She enjoyed gardening, travel and certainly good wholesome Italian cooking. She was particularly known for her outstanding meatballs.

The love of her family was always central in the deepest part of her heart. Marie experienced the loss of her late mother Rose (nee) Bencivenga when she was seven years old. She leaves to mourn her passing, a loving husband Michael, two cherished daughters and sons-in-law Rose Marie Ranuro (Steven) and Judith Guma (Michael), her only sister Rose Principe, and her five endeared grandchildren, Michael and Steven Ranuro, Jenna and Christian Guma. She was predeceased by a grandson Christopher. A grand host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends survive her.

The Funeral Mass will be offered on Saturday,December 14, 2019, 10AM at St. Francis RC Church in Hoboken. There will be no visitation at Marie’s request, however, relatives and friends are respectfully invited to share in the celebration of the Eucharist at her mass. Everyone is asked to gather no later than 9:30AM. Entombment will follow at Holy Cross Chapel Mausoleum, North Arlington, NJ. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to: Saint Jude’s Children’s Hospital(, Valley Hospice, 15 Essex Road, Paramus, NJ 07652 or a charity of your choice will be appreciated.


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