Charlotte Shemali

February 27, 1927 - April 25, 2013

Charlotte Shemali

February 27, 1927 - April 25, 2013


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Buying flowers from us ensures that your order will be fulfilled through working with a network florists that are trusted by local funeral homes and recognized partners of the funeral industry. A customized message, along with a photo of your selected arrangement will remain in perpetuity within this memorial website. This service also includes “Smart Select” whereby the store notifies you if your floral selection has already been selected by another sender. This allows you the opportunity to choose a different product to ensure the family has a beautiful and unique selection of unique floral arrangements.

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The solitude and quiet peace of a flickering candle has long been a symbol of remembrance. Each candle lit will remain lit within this memorial website for the period you select. Your thoughtful gesture will be captured both in the candle as well as listed in perpetuity within the tributes section.

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In today’s changing world with climate change and environment concerns, “Honoring a Life” allows for family and friends to plant a memorial tree in honor of their loved one and friend. The purchase of a tree creates a beautiful permanent record on the Honoring a Life website, Each tree is planted through the efforts of Forestry Services throughout North America who determine where the greatest needs for reforestation are. Once planted, the geographical location where the tree is planted will be added to the record. A beautiful card is also sent to the family signifying your thoughtful gesture.

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Obituary for Charlotte Shemali

SHEMALI, Marguerit Charlotte, age 86 of Saddle River died Thursday, April 25, 2013 at the Valley Hospital, Ridgewood. She was born in Alexandria, Egypt and resided in Ridgewood before moving to Saddle River eight years ago. Charlotte was a homemaker and loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother, dedicating her time to the care of her family. She was a member of St. Gabriel’s RC Church, Saddle River. Charlotte is survived by her devoted children; Magda (George) Boctor of Mahwah, Nora Kurtz of Saddle River, Abraham (Rosalien) Morcos of Franklin Lakes, Ramsis (Sherine) Morcos of Mahwah, Joseph (Mona) Morcos of Allendale, Solomon (Claudia) Morcos of Allendale, and Leala (Andy) Bemis of Upper Saddle River. Also surviving are her loving grandchildren; Sandria (Sid) Kurtz-Goto, Mariana (Michael) Carroll, Jeremy Morcos, Christopher Morcos, Diana Nicole (Kyle) Deschene, Lucille Morcos, Adam Morcos, Charlotte Morcos, Isaac Morcos, Stephanie Morcos, Jonathan Morcos, Amanda Bemis, Miranda Bemis, and Laura Bemis and her adoring great grandchildren, Jameson Carroll and Violet Deschene. Charlotte was predeceased by her husband, Isaac Morcos in 1965. The family will receive friends at the Vander Plaat Funeral Home (, 257 Godwin Avenue, Wyckoff on Sunday from 4 – 7 pm. A Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, 10:00 AM at St. Gabriel’s RC Church, 88 E. Saddle River Road, Saddle River. Interment will follow in George Washington Memorial Park Cemetery, Paramus at 11:30 am. Memorial contributions in Charlotte’s memory may be made to St. Francis Breadline, C/O St. Francis of Assisi, Fr. Michael Carnevale, 135 W. 31st Street, New York, NY 10001.

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