STINZIANO, LILLIAN

A funeral mass took place Sept. 25 at Holy Rosary Church, Jersey City, for Lillian Stinziano, 98 of Manahawkin, formerly of Jersey City. She passed away Sept. 21. Born in Jersey City to the late Biagio Scibetta and Sarah Dispoto, she was lifelong resident. A graduate of Dickinson High School, she worked for many years as a saleswoman for Stern’s. She was known ly as “Aunt Lil” to her family and many friends. Lillian was a devout Catholic and very active in her parish, Holy Rosary Church, Jersey City. For 38 years, she was the HRC Girl Scout Leader, she was a member of the Rosarians and the former Children of Mary, she volunteered assisting with CCD on Sunday’s and even had the honor of keeping the vestments and cleric garments ironed and in pristine condition. She is preceded in death by her husband, Fred Stinziano (2003) and her siblings; Benny, Carl, Gabrielle “Gabe” Scibetta and Dolly Loredo. Surviving to cherish her memory are her children; Joann Marinello and her husband, Joe, Louis Stinziano and his wife Arlene and Blaise Stinziano, her siblings; Peter, Joseph and Paul Scibetta and Anna Marie Cavanaugh. Services arranged by the Biondi Funeral Home, Nutley.