Nicosia, Mary (nee Amato) age 82 of Wayne at rest in Wayne on July 19, 2018. Beloved wife of John Nicosia of Wayne. Loving mother of Vincent Nicosia and his wife Michele of Cedar Grove and the late Paterson Firefighter John Nicosia (1991). Mother-in-law of Mary Ellen Nicosia of Hawthorne. Grandmother of Julia, John, and Noelle Nicosia. Dear sister of Christopher Amato of Arizona, Josie Cerrato of Wayne and the late Russell Amato. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Born in Messina, Italy she came to the United States when she was thirteen years old and resided in Paterson before moving to Wayne. She was a Seamstress for Lido Fashions, Paterson for over forty years and then a lunch aid for the Wayne Board of Education for twelve years before retiring. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral from the Festa Memorial Funeral Home, 111 Union Blvd, Totowa, on Monday at 9:30 AM. Funeral Mass to follow at St. Gerard R.C. Church, Paterson at 10:00 AM. Entombment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery Mausoleum, Totowa. Friends may visit Sunday 4-8 PM. In lieu of flowers donations to St. Jude's Children Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN, 38501 would be appreciated. For more information, go to www.festamemorial.com.