Mrs. Rachel (nee Petrizzo) DiPetta, 87, died on September 10, 2014. A funeral mass will be offered in St. Lucy’s Church, Newark on Saturday, September 13 at 10:30 a.m. Visiting in the Prout Funeral Home, 370 Bloomfield Avenue, Verona on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm.
Born and raised in Jersey City, Mrs DiPetta lived in Newark prior to moving to Verona 51 years ago. She was a member of the Verona Senior Citizens Club.
Mrs. DiPetta was the beloved wife for 61 years of Peter S. DiPetta, the loving mother of Philip DiPetta (and his wife, Linda), Peter DiPetta and James DiPetta. She is also survived by her granddaughters, Angela DiPetta, Helene Mamazza, Janet Wisniowski, Stephanie O’Neill, 4 great-grandchildren, and her sisters, Rosalie Petrizzo and Jane Petrizzo. She was predeceased by her parents, Mary and Anthony Petrizzo and her siblings, Ambrose, Martin, Anthony, Marie and Barbara.
In lieu of flowers, donations to Verona Rescue Squad or St. Lucy’s Church would be appreciated.