Theodora A. "Sis" Appello, 72, of Toms River died at home on Tuesday, January 12, 2010. She was born on May 30, 1937 in Jersey City to Felix and Melonie Woznicki. She resided in Roselle Park before moving to Toms River two years ago.
Mrs. Appello worked as a customer service representative for Jersey Mortgage in Elizabeth for 12 years prior to her years of service at Emiliani Beauty Supply in Union. She attended mass at St. Maximilian Kolbe RC Church in Toms River and enjoyed working with ceramics.
Mrs. Appello is survived by her husband, Joseph F. Appello, Sr. of Toms River, her two sons, Joseph F. Appello, Jr. of Linden and Anthony Appello of South Carolina, her five grandchildren; Nicole Appello, Joseph F. Appello III, Amber Appello, Anthony Appello, Jr. and Michael Appello. She is also survived by her two brothers, Phil Woznicki of Jersey City and Eugene Woznicki of Blairstown.
Visitation will be on Thursday, January 14, 2010 from 2-4 & 7-9pm at the Quinn-Hopping Funeral Home, 26 Mule Road, Toms River, NJ. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Friday at 11:30am at the St. Maximilian Kolbe RC Church in Toms River. Entombment to follow in Ocean County Memorial Park in Toms River.