Elena V. Giordano – September 12, 2022

Elena V. Giordano was taken home by the Lord on September 12, 2022, the feast day of The Most Holy Name of Mary and she is finally at peace.

Elena was born on August 7, 1959. She was loved by her family and friends. Elena is remembered for her contagious smile, sparkling eyes and love of our Lord. She had a passion for life and lived it to the fullest – she travelled the world, passionately loved her family and friends, and lived a thousand lives. Elena loved connecting with people, beautiful clothes and capturing life’s memories through photographs. She was glamorous. Elena had hope, love and faith. She found comfort, healing, love and support from Fr. Gary George and the community at Mary, Mother of the Light Maronite Church.

Elena is predeceased by her father, Guy V. Giordano and is survived by her husband Salvatore Yodice, her loving mother, Marie Giordano and sisters and brothers-in-law, Lisa and Ray Murphy and Denise and John Galloway. She is survived by her nieces and nephews, Raymond, Julia, Rachel, John Jr. and Nicky.

Please join us to celebrate the beautiful life of Elena on Thursday, September 22, 2022 from 4:00 – 8:00 PM at the Lawton Turso Funeral Home at 633 Washington Street, Hoboken (Corner of Washington and Seventh Streets, parking on Seventh). A Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, September 23, 2022 at Madonna on the Hill Church and Cemetery (2070 Hoefler’s Lane, Fort Lee, NJ).

Lawton-Turso Funeral Home


9 thoughts on “Elena V. Giordano – September 12, 2022

  1. A beautiful and well written note filled with loving sentiments for Elena.I am so sorry and may her spirit guide all of her lived ones here on earth filled with love and light.
    Deborah DeNovio

  2. Our most sincere condolences to the whole family on the passing of Elena. She was an amazing , courageous, loving woman. She will be missed and remembered with great love as she is added to the angels. Our hearts are with all of you.
    Love, Vikki and Moe Bouffard

  3. Although many years have passed Elena remains a most special memory in my heart and I will always cherish the days and fun times we all shared as young cousins together So saddened by this news but so happy that she will be with God and be protected and be at peace. with sincere heartfelt ♥ Victoria (Giordano)Luppino

  4. We are greatly saddened by the passing of Elena. We will always remember her beautiful smile, her wit, and the courage and love she showed throughout her life. She was an example for so many of us. Our deepest condolences go out to her beautiful and loving family. With much love to all,
    Cora and Bob Preibis

  5. I am heartbroken to hear of Elena’s passing. She fought long and hard like no other I have known and always with a smile.
    I am truly sorry and please know that I am sharing your sorrow .
    I love you Elena, until we meet again.

    Emily DeMattio

  6. I will miss you dearly Elena. Your beauty, you incredibly positive attitude and the love you shared with everyone. Rest In Peace. I love you.

  7. I heard mention of Elena’s passing at mass in OLV in Harrington Park. Truly sad news.a lovely lady.

  8. Elena, what a beautiful soul. I am so happy I got to know you with that beautiful smile and always a positive attitude no matter how much pain. Even though we only knew each other for a short time, I am so happy I was able to be there near the end even if just by phone and text! May you rest in the arms of Jesus with no more pain! You will be missed! Until we meet again, Patricia!

  9. God took one of his angels. Elena was the strongest bravest person I knew. She was a determined individual and was always positive. I miss you my dear friend. Love and hugs.

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