Brenda Marie Pachella(nee Criscitelli), 57 years old, died peacefully at home after a long illness. Born to James and Pauline Criscitelli in Paterson, N.J., she has lived in Ogdensburg, NJ for many years.
Brenda owned Building Blocks for Tots Day Care in Sussex, N.J., for several years. She was a dedicated homemaker and took great joy in quilting, baking (especially cakes) and babysitting her grandchildren.
Brenda is the beloved wife of Randy A. Pachella of Ogdensburg, N.J. Devoted mother of Randy A. Pachella, Jr. and his wife, Tiffany of Bloomingdale, NJ, Michael J. Pachella and his wife, Julie of Exton, PA, Robert J. Pachella and his wife, Rebecca of Hamburg, N.J. and Daniel S. Pachella at home. Loving grandmother of Robert and Briana. Dear aunt of Natalie Capasso of New Paltz, N.Y. Sister of James “Jimmy” Criscitelli of New York State.
The family will receive their friends for memorial visitation at F. John Ramsey Funeral Home, One Main Street, Franklin, N.J. on Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, from 1-2 p.m. Cremation is private. Memorial gifts to a favorite charity in Brenda’s name would be greatly appreciated. Information and condolences can be found at www.fjohnramseyfuneralhome.com