Kathleen (Kathy) Marie Marandola (nee: McGrath) – born in Jersey City, currently a resident of Madison NJ passed away peacefully on Friday April 3rd 2020, she was 57. Kathy is the devoted wife of Mark Marandola and the beloved mother to Jenna, Mark and Brian. She was pre-deceased by her mother and father, Elaine (Lenahan) and Robert McGrath, and father in law Edward Marandola, and is survived by sister Sharon Ebert and husband Paul, and sister Barbara McGrath, also brothers Robert and wife Stephanie, Michael and wife Cathyann, Thomas and wife Linda, and In-law parents Barbara and Jack Yates and sister-in law Leslie DiNanno. She also survived by fourteen nieces and nephews and a host of other loving family members and close friends. Kathy will always be remembered as genuinely kind, caring and generous, with a heart of gold and glowing personality. Kathy was a special education teacher in the Jersey City System for years before retiring to raise a family of her own. Her greatest pleasure in life was being surrounded by family and friends and traveling, cooking and listening to great music. She will always be alive in our hearts. Services for Kathleen will be held at a later date. To send the family a condolence, please visit, www.bradleyfuneralhomes.com.