Dorothy Sepe

dorothy sepe

May 31, 1928 ~ June 10, 2023

Dorothy Sepe of Cliffside Park, passed away peacefully on June 10th at the age of 95, surrounded by her loved ones.

The daughter of Louis and Marie Lavaggi, loving sister to the late John Lavaggi, loving mother to Michael, Linda and Joanne Sepe. Loving wife to the late Oscar Sepe. Loving Aunt to all her nieces and nephews and to all who knew and loved her, she was "Aunt Dotty". A special tribute to her late loving Aunt Irma and late Uncle Victor who help raise her to the incredible woman she was, when her mother became ill.

Dorothy was a life long resident of Cliffside Park and a parishioner at The Church of the Epiphany.

Dorothy started her career in New York at a banking institution and continued in finance throughout the years after being a stay at home mom, raising her family. Her last job was a receptionist at American Monument Company in Fairview until her retirement in 2020.

Dorothy enjoyed playing cards, her word find books, going to the movies and loved Broadway shows. She was a great cook and hostess to many friends and family.

Her celebration of life was with passion and she will be truly missed by all. We know that heaven just got a very special Angel.

The family will receive their friends on Thursday 4-8 PM at the Frank A. Patti and Kenneth Mikatarian Funeral Home 327 Main Street “opposite the Fort Lee Library”. The funeral will leave Friday at 11:30 AM for the celebration of her funeral mass in Epiphany R.C Church Cliffside Park at 12:00 PM. Entombment will follow at the Madonna Mausoleum in Fort Lee.. For condolences, directions, or information or call (201) 944-0100.

In lieu of flowers kindly make a donation to either St. Jude, Make a Wish Foundation, or Shriner's. They were her favorite charities.


Funeral Mass: June 16, 2023 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Epiphany R.C Church
247 Knox Avenue
Cliffside Park, NJ 07010

Visitation: June 15, 2023 4:00 pm - June 16, 2023 8:00 pm

Frank Patti And Kenneth Mikatarian Funeral Directors
327 Main Street
Fort Lee, NJ 07024

Entombment: June 16, 2023 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Madonna Mausoleum
2070 Hoefleys Lane
Fort Lee, NJ 07024

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  1. Linda I am so sorry for your loss. She sounded like an amazing woman whenever you shared stories about her. Big hug Linda Freda

  2. Sending prayers to the family- so sorry for your loss – Linda I so enjoyed hearing all the stories about your Mom
    and I felt I knew her. Linda you were an amazing daughter -your Mom will always be in your heart.

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