Janet Orsolina Blasi (nee Ventola) of Bloomfield, passed away July 29, 2013 surrounded by her family. She was 96 years old.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 on Friday, August 2, in the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark followed by the interment in Glendale Cemetery in Bloomfield. The visitation will take place at the LaMonica Memorial Home, 145 E. Mt. Pleasant Ave., Livingston, on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm.
Born in Newark, Janet moved to Bloomfield in 1969. Her career as a housekeeper spanned over 30 years. She worked for St. Antoninus Church in Newark for 15 years and spent 18 years with Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville before retiring almost 20 years ago.
Janet was the beloved wife of the late Dominic Blasi, devoted mother of Thomas Blasi and his wife Andrea, Gerald Blasi, and Dennis Blasi, loving sister of the late Carmine Ventola and Maria Sommese, and cherished grandmother of Cherilyn and her husband Marc Emma.