Vincenza Salvante, a longtime resident of Montclair, died at her home on Jan. 14, 2023, surrounded by her family. She was 103.

Mrs. Salvante was born in Calitri, Italy, to Michele Bozza and Maria Cristiani, and came to Montclair in 1957.  She worked at Celentano in Verona for many years.

In 1987 she retired and pursued her passions of gardening and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Salvante is survived by her daughter, Maria Mullaney; her grandchildren, Alexandra Moherek (Christopher), Lauren, Kelly and Christina Mullaney; her great-grandchildren, Thomas, Jackson and Asher, and her sisters, Michelina and Nicolina.

She was predeceased by her husband, Canio, four sisters and one brother. 

Visitation is Wednesday, Jan. 18, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Caggiano Memorial Home for Funerals, 62 Grove St. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 94 Pine St., with interment at Immaculate Conception Cemetery.