Flora M. (nee Fronzaglia) Velarde, of Ridgefield Park, passed away on Friday, May 14, 2021 at the age of 86 years. Registered dietician for 32 years at Isabella Geriatric Center, New York before retiring in 2000. Member of the Catholic Daughters of America, American Diabetic Association, Kappa Omicron Nu and Pi Lambda Theta honor societies. Health Care Food Administration Associate and NJ Dietician Associate. Parishioner of St. Francis R.C. Church, Ridgefield Park. Beloved wife of the late Edward Raymond Velarde who passed away in 1995. Devoted mother of Mark Velarde and his wife Diane, William Velarde, Angela Baughman and her husband Dan, and the late Edward Velarde. Loving lifelong best friend of Therese Millery and longtime friend the late Howard Goldstein. Cherished grandmother of Gillian, Edward, Trinity, Jessica, Susan, Paul Michael, and Bonnie. Dearest sister of Matthew Fronzaglia, Anthony Fronzaglia, Ivo Fronzaglia, and the late Anne Oliveria. The funeral from Vorhees Ingwersen Funeral Home on Friday, May 21st at 9:30AM. The mass will be offered 10AM at St. Francis R.C. Church, Ridgefield Park. Interment will follow at Rose Hills Memorial Park, Putnam Valley, New York. Visitation will be on Thursday from 2 to 6PM. In lieu of flowers, donations in Flora’s memory may be made to the American Heart Association 300 5th Avenue, Suite 6, Waltham, MA 02451 and the National Breast Cancer Foundation PO Box 676910, Dallas, TX 75267-6910.