Anna Elizabeth Donate

Anna Elizabeth Donate

AGE: 79 • Nokomis, Fla. and Belmar

Anna Elizabeth Donate, 79, of Nokomis, FL and Belmar passed away on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, at her residence in Belmar. She was a loving wife and mother. Anna was born in Everett, MA and lived in Belmar before retiring to Nokomis, FL, over 28 years ago. While living in Belmar, she was employed at Belmar Acme for many years. Although her and her husband retired to Florida, every June they returned to Belmar and worked at the beach as gate attendants.

She was predeceased by her parents, John and Minnie Lang; and by her brother, Jack Lang. Surviving is her beloved husband of 56 years, Andrew Donate Jr.; sons, Andrew Donate and his wife Carmen of Cibolo, TX, and Gary Donate and his wife Dean of St. Cloud, FL; daughters, Sherry Nicosia of Brick, and Bambi Day and her husband Robert of Neptune. She also leaves her sisters, Frances Brooks of Haverhill, NH, and Claire White of San Antonio, TX; 7 grandchildren; and 1 great-granddaughter - A great woman who will be definitely missed by all.

A private burial will be held at St. Anne's Cemetery at the convenience of the family. For more information or to send condolences please visit

Published in Asbury Park Press on Dec. 8, 2012