A funeral mass was conducted at St. Aedan’s Church, Jersey City, for Assunta Cupo (Garippo) of Jersey City. She passed away peacefully on July 1 at 80 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Palomonte, Italy and had lived in Jersey City for 55 years. Assunta worked as a seamstress and retired in her 70's. She was also a member of the ILGWU. She was the family matriarch and was well loved by her family and friends. She had a passion for gardening, cooking and sewing, and loved going to Atlantic City. She was the wife of Joseph Cupo for 56 years; mother of Josephine Cupo, Assunta Folcarelli and husband Bruno; Geraldine Morsella, and Leonard V. Cupo, Esq. and wife Leona; sister of Maria Panza and husband Patsy; grandmother of Joseph and Maria Folcarelli, Michael and Gabriella Morsella and Olivia Cupo; aunt to many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Services arranged by Rioto Funeral Home, Jersey City.