Malake Wakile

Wakile, Malake, age 74 of Maywood at rest in Hackensack on December 26, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Joseph "Youssef" Wakile (2001). Loving Mother of Richard Y. Wakile and his wife Kathy of Franklin Lakes, Robert Y. Wakile and his wife Christine of Wayne, Suzy Y. Wakile-Akiki and her husband Gaby of Maywood and Linda Y. Wakile of Montreal, CA. Dear grandmother of Malake, Alexis, Zacky, Victoria, Joseph Richard, Emile, Joseph Robert, Anthony, Raquel, Gabriella and Christiana. Great grandmother of Amiliana. Born in Beirut, Lebanon, she came to the U.S.A. in 1971 settling in Paterson before moving to Maywood in 1983. She was a Homemaker. Mrs. Wakile was originally a member of St. Ann Melkite Catholic Church, Woodland Park and a founding member of St. Demitrius Melkite Catholic Church, Cliffside Park. She enjoyed her home in Florida and the beach and tending to her vegetable garden, fig tree and grapevine. She cherished time spent with and cooking for her grandchildren, great granddaughter and her family. She was always the life of the party. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral from the Festa Memorial Funeral Home, 111 Union Blvd., Totowa, on Monday at 9:00 AM. Funeral Mass to follow at St. Ann Melkite Catholic Church, Woodland Park at 10:00 AM. Entombment at Laurel Grove Memorial Park Mausoleum, Totowa. Friends may visit Sunday from 3:00 - 8:00 PM.