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Mrs. Mildred M. Mustillo

Obituary for Mrs. Mildred M. Mustillo

January 14, 1928 - February 21, 2021
Cranford, New Jersey | Age 93

Beloved Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, and Sister


Mildred M. Mustillo (nee Tagliareni), 93, of Cranford, passed away at her home on Sunday February 21, 2021. Born in Jersey City to the late James and Margaret (nee Lupo) Tagliareni, she and her late husband John owned and operated AJAY TV Sales and Service of Bayonne and Jersey City. She enjoyed her family, cooking, playing cards, and Mahjong. She especially liked winning against her grandchildren in 500 Rummy. Aside from her late husband of 51 years, Angelo John Mustillo, she was preceded in death by her sister Jeanette "Dolly" Di Stefano, and her husband Leonard, brother: Russell Tagliareni, son-in-law: Thomas Witkowski, brother-in-law: Robert Bovasso, and a grandson. Mildred was the beloved mother of five children, including: two daughters: Barbara Witkowski, Patricia Cerchio and husband Robert, three sons: Dominic Mustillo and wife Donna, John Mustillo and wife Linda, James Mustillo and wife Sandra. She was the devoted grandmother of 14 grandchildren: John Michael Witkowski (Courtney), Christina Tafel (Jon), Nicole Guanzon (David), Angela Cerchio, Anthony Cerchio, Cristin Mustillo, Gregory Mustillo (Amalia), Stephen Mustillo, Jennifer McGraw (Robert), Lisa Mustillo, Katie Mustillo, Alissa Cassaro (Quinn), Vincent Mustillo, and Matthew Mustillo, three great-grandchildren: Aiden, Sean and Chandler Grace, and dear sister of: brother Joseph Tagliareni and wife Marie, sister Nancy Bovasso, sister-in-law Judy Tagliareni, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Mildred's visitation will be on Wednesday February 24th from 5:00-7:00PM at Gray Memorial Funeral Home, 12 Springfield Avenue, Cranford. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30AM Thursday February 25, 2021 at The Church of St. Anne, 325 2nd Ave, Garwood. Her funeral mass may be livestreamed by clicking this link:
Interment will follow in Holy Name Cemetery, Jersey City, NJ. Please go to: to offer condolences and livestream her funeral mass. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations in Mildred's memory to: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Mildred's family would like to extend their gratitude to all of her caring relatives, friends, and medical providers for their love and kindness toward Mom, especially during this past year.

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12 Springfield Ave.
Cranford, NJ 07016
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