A funeral mass was offered Aug. 30 at St. Francis Church in Hoboken for Mary Catherine Tremitiedi, 66, a retired school administrator and educator, and lifelong Hoboken resident. She passed away Aug. 26 at Columbus Hospital in Newark. Mary was the daughter of the late Joseph B. Lisa and Catherine Kroemer. Mary earned her Bachelor and Masters Degrees at Jersey City State College, serving the Hoboken School District for 38 years as a teacher, vice principal, principal, and administrative assistant to the superintendent of schools and retiring in 2010 later becoming principal of Holy Family Academy Preparatory School. Mary was a past president of the Hoboken School Administration, also serving on the Board of Directors of the Hoboken School Employee Federal Credit Union for some 30 Years, Mary was on the Board of Directors of the Hoboken School District and member of the Negotiating Team, and President of the Hoboken School Administrators Association. She was member of the NJ Education Association, Hoboken Elks, Hoboken Municipal Drug Alliance, and The North Hudson Latin American Kiwanis.
She is survived by her husband, Richard Tremitiedi, retired Hoboken fire chief; her children, Mary Margaret Tremitiedi, Michael Tremitiedi and wife Gioia; her grandchildren, Holli, Nicholas, and Natalie; her great grandchild, Lincoln; her brother Gerard Lisa and wife Yesmid, her sister-in-law Nancy Lisa, her nephew Joseph Lisa III, and her niece Kaylah Lisa. Mary was also predeceased by a brother Joseph Lisa and daughter Christine Tremitiedi.
Services arranged by the Failla-McKnight Memorial Home, Hoboken.