Paula Marrese, of Cedar Knolls, passed away peacefully at Care One of Morristown on January 22, 2024. She was 77.
Born July 15, 1946 in Morristown, New Jersey to the late John and Pauline Glaab (Leiszner) she lived most of her young life in Morristown and Budd Lake. She met her husband Louis Marrese where they both worked at Trukmanns of Morristown, after he returned from serving in Korea for two years in 1968. They married in July of 1977 and later had their son, Mark Marrese. They settled in Cedar Knolls, NJ where she was a homemaker and raised her son along with her husband. She helped run her husband’s family auto body business in Paterson, NJ (Marrese Auto Body/North Jersey Collision) and often enjoyed camping and fishing in upstate NY.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased in death by her husband Louis Marrese, brother John Glaab, and sister Gladys Cole (Glaab). She is survived by her son Mark Marrese and his wife Flora Marrese (Manuzzi), grandson Marco Marrese, and a large extended family.