SERAFINA CIUMMO PADULA of South Hackensack, passed away on Wednesday, February 21, at the age of 88 years. She was a parishioner of St. Francis R.C. Church of Hackensack. Serafina loved to cook for her family; she was an adored wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend. Beloved wife to the late Guido Padula who passed away in 2007. Cherished mother of Vincent Padula and his wife Annalee of Hamburg, NJ and Robert Padula of Waldwick. Loving grandmother to Marc and his wife Jana, Robert and Christopher. Great grandmother of Michael, Adrian and Daniel. Dearest sister of Palmino Ciummo of Italy and Gina DiCristofaro of So. Hackensack. Loving daughter-in-law Linda Padula and special friend to Anna Goncharova. The funeral on Monday, February 26, at 9:45 AM at the funeral home. The Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 AM at St. Francis R.C. Church, 50 Lodi Street, Hackensack. Burial will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery, Saddle Brook. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 4:00 – 8:00 PM for visitation. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to the American Cancer Society 20 Mercer St, Hackensack, NJ 07601.