Roselle Mayor & Borough Council Honors Mama's Gourmet Pizza Owner

Theresa Candido, Affectionately Known as “Mama,” Retiring After 39 Years

Theresa Candido has been hand-crafting delicious pizza, calzones and pasta dishes for almost 40 years at her pizza shop on Raritan Road.

Candido was honored for being a staple in the community, both as a business owner and a resident, at the regular Borough Council Meeting on Jan. 19, 2022.

“Today, we celebrate her retirement and as owner of Mama’s Gourmet Pizza, Ms. Candido has serviced the Borough in good standing for the past 39 years,” said Fifth Ward Councilman John Fortuna, who read the proclamation to Candido and her family.

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