Fucci Battista, Josephine, 83, a lifelong resident of Bloomfield, died Saturday, February 6, 2010 in the Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 am Friday, February 12, 2010 in Sacred Heart Church,
Bloomfield followed by the interment at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Bloomfield. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 2to 4 pm and 7 to9 pm at the LaMonica Memorial Home 145 E. Mt. Pleasant Ave., Livingston.
Mrs. Fucci worked in packaging for the Cigar Box Factory in Bloomfield for many years. She then worked in the same capacity for Celentano's in Verona for 20 years retiring in 1992.
She was the beloved wife of the late Alfonse Battista and Emil Fucci, loving mother of Gerald Battista and his fiancé Michele Geiger, and dear sister of Claire Christiano, Ann Trimarco, Rose Sommer, and the late William and Carmine Christiano.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial donations be made to the American Parkinson's Disease Association.