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Elizabeth "Betty" Funesti

Elizabeth, "Betty" Funesti of New Milford passed away on November 17, 2015. Loving wife of the late Robert Funesti. Beloved mother of Robert H. Funesti and James W. Funesti and his wife Darlene. Dear brother of William DiMeola. Cherished grandmother of Julia, James, and Joseph Funesti. She was a school teacher in Park Ridge, Elizabeth, and North Arlington NJ, she taught children of U.S Servicemen in Germany and a longtime parishioner of St. Mary's R.C. Church in Dumont. Visiting Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at Riewerts Memorial Home, 187 So. Washington Ave. Bergenfield. All will gather at St. Mary's R.C. Church 280 Washington Ave Dumont on Saturday at 10:45 AM for the Funeral Mass at 11 AM. Interment George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation of America alzfdn.org.

Funeral Home: Riewerts Memorial Home 187 So. Washington Ave. Bergenfield, NJ US 07621

Previous Events

Friday, November 20, 2015
Riewerts Memorial Home

187 South Washington Ave.
Bergenfield, NJ 07621

2-4 & 7-9 pm

Saturday, November 21, 2015
George Washington Memorial Park

234 Paramus Road
Paramus, NJ 07652

12:30 pm

Saturday, November 21, 2015
St. Mary's R.C. Church

280 Washington Ave.
Dumont, NJ 07628

11 am

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I was saddened by the death of Betty Funesti. My sympathy to all the friends of family. I have been researching the founding family of Julius Funesti and many of the relatives appear here. I would love to hear from any family members who would care to share any memories of the Funesti family. I have information to share only on the main founder Julius, who arrived here July 21, 1865, aboard the ship City of Baltimore. I have communicated in the past with young James, who had a jazz band, but have lost contact. Also with the late Peter Funesti and the late Robert Funesti of Virginia. Again my thoughts and prayers for all members. I am the great granddaughter of Julius the first. Pauline/Paula Funesti was my grandmother. Happy to share any info should there be interest. Rita Timm denelai@comcast.net

Rita Timm Dec 2 2015 12:00 AM