Lydia Fiori Piacentini, 56


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Lydia Piacentini (nee Fiori), age 56, of Wayne, died on September 2, 2021. Born in Ridgewood, she lived in Verona 22 years, and in Hackensack, Lyndhurst, and Lodi, settling in Wayne 18 years ago.

Lydia was the medical student coordinator for St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Paterson the past three months, and previously, she was the grants manager 15 years for UNICEF in New York, N.Y.

She was past president of the Wayne Waves Swimming Team, a former parishioner of Our Lady of Mt. Virgin Roman Catholic Church, Garfield, and a lector and a member of the linen guild for the Most Blessed Sacrament, Franklin Lakes.

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Lydia is predeceased by her father, Romeo Fiori. She is survived by her loving husband of 20 years, Anthony, three cherished children, Chiara, Matthew, and Alexander Piacentini, her beloved mother, Lynn Fiori, and a dear sister, Emily Sussino and husband Mark. She was the beloved aunt of Avery, Joseph, Jr. (Corrie) and Marc (Stephanie), and sister-in-law to Joseph Piacentini (Jane) and Salvatore Piacentini.

Visiting Thursday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Aloia Funeral Home, 180 Harrison Ave., Garfield. The funeral is Friday, September 10, 2021, arriving at the Aloia Funeral Home at 10 a.m. followed by a 11 a.m. mass at Our Lady of Mt. Virgin Roman Catholic Church, Garfield. Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery, Saddle Brook.

In lieu of flowers the family is accepting memorial donations for their children. Please use the following link:

The Piacentini family is in the care of the Aloia Funeral Home, 180 Harrison Ave., Garfield (973-340-7077). Condolences/Directions visit

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