Funeral mass took place July 24 at Our Lady of Fatima R.C. Church for Shirley Anne Madere. She passed away July 20. She was born in Jersey City and was a longtime resident of North Bergen. Shirley worked as a seamstress for many years before retiring. She was preceded in death by her husband Vincent “Jimmy” Madere, her father Irving Van Aken and her mother Evelyn Van Aken. Shirley is survived by her brother George “ Bud” Van Aken and Sandy Van Aken, his wife, brother Paul Van Aken, sister Lynn Van Aken, sister Diane Rodriguez and sister Deborah Kohler and Robert Kohler her husband. Also survived by four nieces, six nephews, eight great nieces, four great nephews and a great great niece. Services arranged by the Leber Funeral Home, Union City.