Yolanda Simonelli

wayne - Yolanda (nee Malano) Simonelli, 89, of Wayne, died May 15, 2013.

Born and raised in Warwick, N.Y., she lived in Riverdale and upon her marriage to Michael, they moved and she settled in Wayne. She was a homemaker. In her later years she was the coordinator of volunteer services and a member of the foundation board for St. Joseph's Wayne Hospital for many years. Yolanda was an avid collector of antiques, particularly antique dolls. She was a published author in many antique journals and magazines.

Wife of the late Michael A. Simonelli (1993). Mother of Annemarie Appleton of Wayne and Flavian M. Simonelli of Branchville. Grandmother of Angel, Michael, Alex, Adrienne, Michael, and Luke. Great-grandmother of Arianna and Dean.

Arrangements: Festa Memorial Funeral Home, Totowa.

Memorials: Dr. Anthony J. Addeo Scholarship Fund, C/O St. Joseph's Wayne Hospital Foundation Board, 224 Hamburg Turnpike, Wayne, NJ 07470.

Funeral Home

Festa Memorial Funeral Home
111 Union Blvd. Totowa , NJ 07512
(973) 790-8686
Published in The Record/Herald News on May 24, 2013