Lois Avalone, 59, died on Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011 at Clara Maass Med. Ctr., Belleville. Funeral services will be conducted from the Zarro Funeral Home, (www.zarrofuneralhome.net)145 Harrison St., Bloomfield, on Wednesday, Nov. 16th at 8:30 am followed by a mass at 9:30 am at Holy Family Church, Nutley. The internment will be at Hollywood Memorial Pk. Cemetery, Union. Visitation will be on Tuesday, Nov. 15 from 2-4 & 7-9 pm.
Lois was born in Newark and has lived in Nutley for the past 25 years. She was the director of Magic Cottage Nursery School in Belleville.
Surviving are her loving siblings, Phyllis Waldorf, Anthony Avalone and his wife, Jean, Victoria Iannuzzelli, and her twin, Annette Avalone; also surviving are her nieces and nephews who were like her own children, Eric and Karen Waldorf and their children, Nathan and Chase, Anthony Avalone and his children, Anthony, Alyssa and Alexis, Toni Iannuzzelli, Torri and William and their son, Jake, and Gerard Iannuzzelli. She was predeceased by her mother, Antoinette Avalone.