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Dora M. Toscano

Dora Toscano (née LaStella) of Bergenfield,NJ passed away peacefully on May 27, 2020
surrounded by her loving family. She was born in New York, New York on March 17, 1931 to
Vincenzo and Rose LaStella and was a lifelong resident of Bergenfield. Dora was very involved
with St. John’s RC Church in Bergenfield. In 1977, she received the “Person of the Year” award
from the St. John’s Holy Name Society. She was also a member of the Golden Age Club. She
was a den mother with Cub Scout Pack 139 and a troop leader for the Girl Scouts. Growing up,
Dora enjoyed spending time at the beaches in Atlantic City. Later on, she frequently vacationed
on Long Beach Island with her family. She also enjoyed traveling the country with her husband
Tony and their friends . In her later years, she waitressed at the River Edge Diner. Dora is
predeceased by her parents Vincenzo and Rose, brothers Dominic (Mary), Joseph, and
Anthony (Gloria). Dora is survived by her beloved husband Anthony of 67 years and their
children Anthony (Marina), Vincent, and Roseann (Richard). Dora is also survived by her brother
Louis (Carol) and sister-in-law Annie (Joseph). She is also survived by her grandchildren
Anthony Jr.(Pumpkin), Vincent, Frank (Michelle), Michael, Jonathan, Connor, Jessica, Jasmin
(Victor) ,and Nayendi. She was also a great grandmother to Anthony, Gabriella, Jonny
Jr.,Victor, Isabel, and Cristian. Dora loved and cherished her many nieces and nephews. Dora
also loved her little Hercules. Funeral will be private. In lieu of flowers, please donate to
diabetes or Alzheimer’s foundations.

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Just learned of Mrs.Toscano passing away...I remember seeing Mrs. T. in the kitchen at St. John's Conlon Hall, she would be cooking for the Spaghetti Dinner every Palm Sunday, preparing food all week during the annual Christmas Bazaar, preparing great food for numerous CYO and St. John's functions.
Rest in peace Mrs. T.

John Casper Jr. Jun 2 2020 12:00 AM

I am so sadden about my Aunt Dora and loved her dearly and was special in my heart. Sending my sympathy to the family. Aunt Dora rest in piece and god will be with you and many memories we had together...Nephew Joseph LaStella Jr.

Joseph LaStella Jr. May 29 2020 12:00 AM

Im very sorry to hear about Doras passing. I recall many family gatherings at my grandparents (Dora & Vincenzo Caufaglione). May she rest in eternal peace. Sending my condolences to her husband, children and extended family.
Kathleen Stokes

Kathleen Stokes May 29 2020 12:00 AM

Thank You for your kind words, thoughts and memories.

Anthony Toscano May 29 2020 12:00 AM

Thank You. Yes the memories will be forever.

Anthony Toscano May 29 2020 12:00 AM

Thank You Joey. Many great memories, the pool, the park where we would sometimes play, your dad stopping by for a quick snack before heading home after work.

Anthony Toscano May 29 2020 12:00 AM

I am so sadden to here about our neighbor and friend. Dora rest in piece. Sending my sympathy to the family.
May it give a little comfort to think that the neighborhood friends are all togetherhaving a back yard party in the haven.
Many great memories'.

Theresa May 28 2020 12:00 AM