AGE: 88 • Toms River
Phyllis DeCesare, 88, of Toms River passed away Friday, September 6, 2013. Phyllis was born in Brooklyn, NY before moving to Toms River with her husband and family in 1959. Phyllis was an exuberant woman who took enormous pride and joy in spending time with her family.
Phyllis was a loving mother and grandmother, who was predeceased by her beloved husband, Anthony DeCesare, in 1993 and her son-in-law, Dennis Russell, in 2012. She is survived by her daughter, Madeline Russell; two sons, Anthony and John DeCesare; granddaughter Adrienne and her husband Chris Gold; grandson, Daniel Russell and his wife Emily; granddaughter, Nicole Russell; and great grandson Evan Gold. Phyllis was one of eleven children of the Guarrasi family, and was especially close to her younger sister, Ann Scanzano, who recently passed.
Visitation will be on Monday from 2-4 & 7-9pm at the Family Owned Carmona-Bolen Home for Funerals, 412 Main St, Toms River. Funeral mass will be on Tuesday at 11am at St. Josephs RC Church, Toms River. Burial will follow at St. Josephs Cemetery, Toms River, NJ. Condolences can be sent to: carmonabolenfh.com