Loyola Thielbar Vuolo, Active Parishioner At OLL

By on September 4, 2018

Loyola VuoloLoyola Thielbar Vuolo, formerly of Verona, died August 31, 2018, in Mountain View Gardens at Cedar Crest in Pompton Plains. Visiting will be at the Prout Funeral Home, 370 Bloomfield Ave., Verona, on Friday, September 7 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., followed by a funeral aass in Our Lady of the Lake Church in Verona on Friday at 12:45 p.m.

Loyola was born in Jersey City, where she lived until 1954 when she moved to Verona. Loyola and her husband Pat lived in Verona until October 2003, when they moved to Pompton Plains.

She worked as a legal secretary for several law firms before retiring from The Lummus Company, where she worked in the patent department.

She was an active parishioner of Our Lady of the Lake Church, where she served as lector and Eucharistic minister for many years. With her husband, Deacon Pat, she was active in the Christian Family Movement, CARE, Cursillo, and Pre-Cana programs. For several years, she volunteered at Overbrook Psychiatric Hospital, Green Hill Retirement Home and the Crane House.

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Mrs. Vuolo was an avid genealogist, who descended from many 17th century colonists, who settled in New Amsterdam (NYC) in 1624, Connecticut and Massachusetts. Three of her ancestors fought in the American Revolution. She served as regent of the Major Joseph Bloomfield Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution. She held the office of registrar for the New Jersey State Society Daughters of the American Colonists (DAC) and regent for the Governor Philip Carteret Chapter of the DAC. She was registrar for the Montclair Colony of New England Women and a member of the Connecticut Farms Chapter of Colonial Daughter of the 17th Century, Ex-Regents Club of NJDAR, the Mabie Society and the Flagon and Trencher Society (early American Tavern owners).

Loyola was predeceased on August 25, 2018, by her husband of 67 ½ years Pat and by her sisters, L. Rita Desmond and June T. Wescott.

She is survived by her daughters, Agnes M. Vuolo and Loretto V. Schuessler (her husband Glenn) and cherished granddaughter Kimberly Schuessler.

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In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer’s Association at 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, Ill. 60601, would be appreciated.

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