Elaine Freda CHARLOTTE - Mrs. Freda passed away Friday, May 17, 2013, after a long illness. Born September 28, 1949, in Jersey City, NJ, and raised in Iselin, NJ, she graduated from Felician College, Lodi, NJ, in 1971. She is survived by her daughter, Jennifer, of Denver, CO; sister and brother-in-law, Lori and Michael Sidoti of NJ; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Marygrace and Martin Drucker of FL; nieces, Rebecca, Karen and Sandra; and nephews, Daniel and Frank; as well as a host of cousins, great-nieces and great-nephews. Mrs. Freda was predeceased by her husband of 39 years, James, in 2010; her parents, James and Irene Morris; sister, Lynne Morris; nephew, James Sidoti; and her parents-in-law, Anthony and Grace Freda. Mrs. Freda's family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Monday, May 20th at Harry & Bryant, 500 Providence Road. A Memorial Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 21st at St. Mark's Catholic Church, 14740 Stumptown Road in Huntersville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Elaine's memory to Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, IL; Operation Smile; or Hospice & Palliative Care, Charlotte Region. Condolences may be offered at www.HarryandBryantFuneralHome.com.
Published in Charlotte Observer from May 19 to May 20, 2013