Elizabeth R. DeMarco
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AGE: 74 • Monroe Township
Elizabeth R. (Policastro) DeMarco died Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at St. Peter's University Hospital in New Brunswick. She was 74. Born in Allentown, NJ she had lived in Highland Park and North Brunswick before moving to Monroe Township 20 years ago.
Mrs. DeMarco was a member of the board of directors of High Grade Beverage. She served as the corporate secretary/treasurer and was responsible for all real estate holdings and property maintenance. She also held the position of corporate purchasing officer and supervised all of the company's charitable and promotional functions. Mrs. DeMarco was a communicant of St. Mary of Mt. Virgin RC Church in New Brunswick. She served for six years as chairperson of the St. Peter's University Hospital Annual Charity Gala and was co-chair for the Italian Earthquake Relief Fund in the 1980's which raised over $200,000 that was presented directly to Pope John Paul II. She was predeceased by her parents Anthony and Alberta Policastro and by her sister Della Policastro. Surviving are her husband of 56 years Joseph A. DeMarco; two daughters and their husbands - Diana and Guy Battaglia of North Brunswick and Denise and Michael Crutchley, Jr. of Ocean City, Maryland; a son Anthony DeMarco and Virginia Murgolo from Highland Park; two brothers - George Policastro of Succasunna and Joseph Policastro of Monroe Township; and four grandchildren - Michael, Maria, Anthony and Joey.
Funeral services will be 10:00 AM Tuesday from Selover Funeral Home, 555 Georges Road, North Brunswick, followed by an 11:00 AM Mass at St. Mary of Mt. Virgin Church, New Brunswick. Burial will follow in Holy Cross Burial Park in South Brunswick. Friends and relatives may call at the funeral home Monday from 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM.
Published in Home News Tribune from May 10 to May 12, 2013