Dorothy M. "Diane" Acquaviva

Dorothy "Diane" M. Acquaviva

AGE: 86 • West Belmar

Dorothy "Diane" M. Acquaviva, 86, of West Belmar, crossed over into eternal peace on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013. She was born in Hoboken, NJ, formerly of Spring Lake before moving to West Belmar. Diane was a homemaker and raised 5 loving children. She also volunteered at the Visiting Nurses Association (VNA) thrift shop in Manasquan. She was more than a mother, she was a friend and will be deeply missed.

Diane is predeceased by her husband, Anthony A. Acquaviva and her son, Frank "Franco" Acquaviva. Surviving are her daughters, Dorothy P. Acquaviva of Lake Como, Adelaide "Addie" Acquaviva of Bradley Beach; 2 sons, John Catron of Keansburg and Anthony J. Acquaviva of Brick Township; granddaughter, Andrea M. Hoefling of Bradley Beach and many more grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be private. Neary-Quinn Funeral Home, 39 South Street, Manasquan, NJ is entrusted with the arrangements. Donations can be made in her memory to the Monmouth County SPCA at PO Box 93, Eatontown, NJ 07727 or online at For more information or to post a tribute, please visit

Funeral Home

Neary Quinn Funeral Home
39 South Street Manasquan, NJ 08736
(732) 223-0003

Published in Asbury Park Press on Oct. 15, 2013