Mrs. Eleonor V. Epifanio, 98, died on Thursday, August 18, 2011 in Lincoln Park. Services will be held in the Prout Funeral Home, 370 Bloomfield Avenue, Verona, on Monday, August 22 at 11 a.m. Visiting on Monday from 9 to 11 a.m.
Born in Las Piedras, Puerto Rico, Mrs. Epifanio lived in Montclair prior to moving to Verona in 1964. She was a nursing attendant at the Essex County Hospital Center in Cedar Grove for 30 years, retiring in 1982. Mrs. Epifanio was a member of the Verona Senior Citizens Club and worked with the Verona Election Board.
She is the wife of the late John Epifanio, the mother of Raymond J. Epifanio, the sister of Bill (Mito) Velazquez and the aunt of Jan Marie Roth, Roland Velazquez, Phillip Epifanio, Joe Velazquez and Victor Velazquez.