GAYTANA (GAYE) M. PINO
Gaye Pino, of Cherry Hill, NJ died December 1, 2022. Daughter of the late Peter and Emma Pino. Sister of the late Anthony Pino. Sister-in-law of Andrea Fiorentino. Beloved aunt of Christian (Stacey) Pino, Michelle (Nicholas) Canino and Jennifer (Peter) Cotellese. Adored great aunt of Dylan, Ryan, Camryn, Riley, Aiden, Gia, Salvie and Mena. Also survived by many cousins, friends and colleagues.
Gaye was a well known and respected community leader and business owner in S. Jersey. Her company, the Paper and Ribbon Supply Company, was recognized as a certified Women’s Business Enterprise.
Gaye was passionate about volunteerism and community service and served on numerous committees and boards throughout S. Jersey including the Camden County College Foundation, the Cooper Pink and Teal Steering Committee, St. Thomas Moore Parish Council, Camden County Open Space Advisory Council, Camden County Human Relations Committee, Cherry Hill Mayor’s Citizens Advisory Board, Women/Minority Business Enterprise Committee and the Philadelphia Forum of Executive Women, just to name a few. She was the former Chairwoman of the Cherry Hill Arts Board and the Cherry Hill Zoning Board and up until her passing was the Cherry Hill Twp. Program Coordinator for Senior Services. Gaye served as the Featured Speaker for a number of organizations including, NJ Chamber of Commerce, Philadelphia University School of Business and the E Women’s Network.
In recognition of her tireless commitment to her community, Gaye received numerous awards and recognitions including the Camden County Martin Luther King Freedom Medal for Volunteerism, Cherry Hill Mayor’s Commendation, New Jersey 50 Best Women in Business, Camden County Woman of Excellence Award, YWCA TWIN Award, Philadelphia Business Journal “Top Women Owned Business” Award and the Joyce Alexander Walker Community Service Award. She was featured by the American Express Corporation in a series of radio advertisements as well as in an article in the Courier Post titled “Woman on the Run”.
Relatives and friends are invited to her visitation Mon., Jan. 23, 2023, from 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm, St. Thomas More Church, 1439 Springdale Rd., Cherry Hill, NJ. Funeral mass will begin at 1:00 pm. Burial will be private.
Contributions in Gaye’s memory may be made to St. Thomas More Church, 1439 Springdale Rd. Cherry Hill, NJ 08003.