MARIA (nee Hlawacz) VELIKY, 83, died Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020 at home.
Born in Poland, Mrs. Veliky came to the United States in 1961 settling in Clifton before moving to Garfield and Elmwood Park where she resided since. She took great pride gardening around her home.
Mrs. Veliky was a parishioner of St. Mary’s RC Church, Passaic.
She was predeceased by her husband, John Veliky, Sr.; by her son, John Veliky, Jr., her brother, John Hlawacz and her three sisters, Helen Kohut, Margaret Organisciak and Elizabeth Duda.
She is survived by her son, Andrew of Elmwood Park; her daughter in law, Dorene Veliky of Paramus; her four granddaughters, Danielle, Deanne, Krista and Kimberly and her brother in law, Steve Duda of Bayonnne, NJ.
Funeral Services will be 9:15 am Monday from Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home, 515 Lexington Ave., Clifton and 10:00 am at St. Mary’s RC Church, 63 Monroe St., Passaic. Interment to follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Saddle Brook. Visitation on Sunday from 1-5 pm. Visit www.bizubfh.com for driving directions and to sign the guest book. Please follow all social distancing measures including wearing of a mask or face covering and given the restrictions on gatherings, please be mindful of the duration of your visit.
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