Nellie Brita

"> Nellie T. Brita
Nellie T. Brita, 85, of Bethlehem, died on Wednesday, December 26, 2012, at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Phillipsburg, NJ, daughter of the late Sebastian and Mary (Procida) Giordano. She was the loving wife of Guido P. Brita, they celebrated their 57th wedding anniversary this past February. Nellie worked in the payroll department at Vornado and was a teachers aide for the Bethlehem School District. Survivors: She will be lovingly remembered by her husband, Guido; children, Joseph Brita and his wife, Deborah, of Bethlehem; Carol Nemeth of Nazareth; Thomas Brita, of Colorado Springs, CO; Charles Brita and his wife, Julie, of Bethlehem; her grandchildren, Jennifer, Michele, Matthew, Johnny, Devin, Nicole, Danielle, Lauren and Ryan; and her brothers, Anthony and Joseph Giordano. She was preceded in death by her brothers, Albert and Louis Giordano and her sister, Sarah Micacchione. Services: A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, December 29, at 10 a.m., at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 3219 Santee Rd., Bethlehem, PA 18020. Visitation will be from 9 to 10 a.m. in the church. Burial will follow at Holy Saviour Cemetery, Bethlehem. Contributions: Memorials may be made to St. Lukes Hospice Development Office, 801 Ostrum St., Bethlehem, PA 18015, or to the church. Send online condolences to

Published in Morning Call on Dec. 28, 2012