Mary C. Cilurso

Mary Christina Cilurso, 75, of Mount Arlington, New Jersey, passed away on October 26, 2021.

The youngest of four children, Mary was born on January 22, 1946 to Mary and Patrick Murphy in Manhattan.

She graduated from Acquinas High School in 1963 and married John Cilurso Jr. in June of 1965. They went on to have four children, Debbie, Tim, Matt and John.

In 1990 she began a career for Rockaway Township, first as Clerk Stenographer, then as Deputy Municipal Clerk and eventually as Municipal Clerk before retiring in 2011.

Throughout her life, Mary was a devoted Catholic as well as a dedicated wife and mother. She never stopped trying to instill her values in all those around her.

Mary is predeceased by her husband John, parents Mary and Patrick, brothers Jack and Jimmy, and sister Ann. She is survived by sons John, Matt and wife Michelle, Tim and wife Claudia, granddaughter Kelsey and husband Ryan, and great grandchildren Brandon, Adelyn, Elaina and Morgan.

Mary will be deeply missed by her family and all of her dearest friends.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, November 2, 2021, 2:00-4:00PM at Tuttle Funeral Home, Randolph. Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at 10:00AM, at St Therese Church, Succasunna. Interment to follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover. 


In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Mary’s name to St. Therese Church.