Ildiko G. Fekete, 70, passes


Ildiko G. Fekete

PARSIPPANY — Ildiko G. Fekete (Csete), 70, passed away Wednesday, August 15, at Morristown Medical Center following a brief illness.

Born in Budapest, Hungary, she immigrated to the United States in 1969 settling in New York, NY. She was a resident of Roxbury Township since 1979.

Mrs. Fekete earned her Masters Degree for Design and Patternmaking while living in Hungary.

She was employed as head handbag pattern maker and designer with the Judith Lieber Company of New York, NY for 25 years; some of the handbags include several First Ladies including First Lady Barbara Bush, First Lady Laura Bush, Sarah Jessica Parker and many others artists.

Mrs. Fekete was a member of the Hungarian Church in Wharton.

As a loving grandmother, she cherished the time she spent with her three grandsons, caring for them, playing, going on adventures and especially enjoyed sleep-overs with them.

Preceded in death by her husband, Steven Fekete in 2010; and her parents Lajos and Rozalia (Szekely) Csete; she is survived by her two beloved daughters, Ildiko Peluso and her husband Robert of Parsippany and Aniko Giampietro and her husband Joseph of Staten Island, NY; three siblings, Lajos Csete of Hungary, Karoly Csete of Germany, and Agnes Csete of Hungary; and her three cherished grandsons, Joey Giampietro,
Little Robert Peluso, and Andrew Giampietro.

Visitation will be on Monday, August 20 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Stephen J. Priola Parsippany Funeral Service, 60 North Beverwyck Road, Lake Hiawatha.

Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, August 21, at St. Peter the Apostle Roman Catholic Church, 179 Baldwin Road with burial at Presbyterian Cemetery, 95 Main Street, Succasunna.