Dora Tamayo Obituary

Dora  Tamayo
Dora Tamayo

April 20, 2018
Born in Cuba
Resided in Piscataway, New Jersey



Dora Tamayo 

90, died April 20 2018.

Dora was born in Baracoa, Cuba and formerly of Hopelawn and Hoboken before moving to Piscataway in 1987. She was employed as a seamstress and and a teacher of fashion while living in Cuba. In her younger years her days were filled with laughter, love and dancing that was contagious to those around her. Dora also enjoyed crocheting ,sewing and was an avid New York Yankees fan. She will be sadly missed by her family and friends.

She is predeceased by her husband Dario who passed away in 2012 and two brothers Ballo and Aldo Zuniga.

Surviving are two daughters, Diana Tamayo and her husband Stephen Ahrens and Denice Tamayo, a sister Elizabeth Zuniga and one granddaughter Emily Ahrens.

Prayers will be said 9am Thursday at Bruce C. VanArsdale Funeral Home, 111 N. Gaston Ave. Somerville followed by 10am mass at St. Frances Cabrini RC Church in Piscataway. Entombment will follow at Resurrection Cemetery in Piscataway.

Visitation will be 2-4 and 7-9pm Wednesday at the funeral home.

Donations can be made to the American Diabetes Assn. P.O. Box 7023 Merrifield, VA 22116. To send condolences to the family, visit




Bruce C. Van Arsdale Funeral Home
111 North Gaston Avenue
Somerville, NJ US 08876
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
St. Francis Cabrini RC Church
208 Bound Brook Ave
Piscataway , NJ USA 08854
Thursday, April 26, 2018
10:00 AM
Resurrection Cemetery
899 Lincoln Ave
Piscataway, NJ US 08854
Thursday, April 26, 2018


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