~~Rose Ujfalussy, 86, of Parsippany, NJ, passed away peacefully in her sleep on September 12th, 2017 at Morris View Home in Morris Plains, NJ. She was born on July 27th, 1931 in Budapest, Hungary to Joe and Teresa Juhasz. Services will be held at Bradley-Braviak Funeral Home 49 Whippany Rd. in Hanover, NJ from 5-8pm, with a brief service at 7:30pm. Rose wished to be cremated, which will take place separately after the viewing and service. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested a donation be made to the American Red Cross. Rose used to donate to this charity religiously, as they had helped them to get their life started when they arrived to the United States.
Rose is survived by her husband, Steven Ujfalussy, Her sister, Clara(Juhasz) Paszulya and her sister’s husband, Otto Meyer, 3 children and their spouses, Theodore(Michelle) Ujfalussy, Rose Kilroe (Bob) and Steven(Linda) Ujfalussy, 6 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren.
An amazing wife, Mother and homemaker, Rose loved preparing meals for her family and friends. She has handwritten many recipes throughout the years, like stories, and her son, Ted, has collected and kept them in a special notebook binder. She enjoyed reading and devoted her life to making sure everyone was happy.
Rose had an unwavering faith in God. She was raised Catholic and instilled those same beliefs in each of her children. When she was young she used to attend Most Sacred Heart of JESUS church in Wallington, NJ regularly. As she grew older and less mobile, she had visitors come to her home to read the bible on a regular basis. Mom actually used to teach them of the New and Old Testament.
Rose was wed to Steven Ujfalussy on July 2nd, 1949. They were married blissfully for 67 years. They met and were wed in Budapest, Hungary. Rose and Seven had 3 children together. The first 2, Steven and Rose, were born in Budapest, Hungary in 1949 and 1954, respectively. In 1956 they fled from Hungary during the Revolution and headed to a refugee camp in Austria. They remained there for 2 years. In 1959, they immigrated to the United states. They began their life here in Jersey City with her sister Clara and husband John. Next, they moved to Passaic and rented a house there for a few years. In October of 1964 they had their 3rd child, Theodore. In 1969, they purchased their first home in Wallington. They lived there for 10 years, and then moved to West Caldwell in 1983 where they resided for 15 years.
Rose lived a beautiful and healthy life. She was always smiling and never made a complaint about anything, even when things were tough. She will always hold a dear place in everyone’s heart that knew her.