Linda DeLicio
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Linda DeLicio

Oceanport - Linda DeLicio, age 72, passed away on Friday, January 8th, 2021. She was born and grew up in Manhattan, attended Mother Cabrini High School and Fordham University, and worked as an educator her entire career. While in New York, Linda belonged to Holy Cross Parish and after moving to New Jersey in 1995, she was an active parishioner of St. Dorothea's Church in Eatontown.

She was predeceased by her husband Nick. Surviving are her son, Anthony; daughter-in-law, Zin Zin; sisters-in-law, Rosemary and Diana; and many nieces and nephews.

Linda loved children and helping others, she was a great cook and a loving wife to her husband Nick, as well as a loving mother to her son and daughter-in-law. She left us too soon and will be greatly missed by many.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 13 from 5-8 pm at the Damiano Funeral Home in Long Branch. Family and friends are asked to go directly to St. Dorothea's Church in Eatontown on Thursday for a 10 am Mass of Christian Burial. Entombment will follow at Woodbine Mausoleum in Oceanport. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105. Letters of condolence may be sent through the web at

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Published in Asbury Park Press from Jan. 11 to Jan. 12, 2021.
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January 16, 2021
I worked with her from St Dorathea, Linda was who I wanted to be when I “grew up”. She always made me feel welcome and appreciated. She will be missed
Catherine Freeman
January 14, 2021
I was honored to be both a colleague and a friend of Linda/s during our years teaching together at Holy Cross School in Manhattan. She was a great friend, caring and compassionate towards all. May you rest in peace, dear friend.
Ms. Frances A. Gilbride
January 13, 2021
I remember Mrs Delicio as my 7th and 8th grade teach 1974and 75. She was a wonderful lady and great teacher. I am saddened by her passing
David Lenhart
January 13, 2021
Prayers for Mrs DeLicio and family. Wishing her family comfort & peace at this most difficult time. She was an amazing role model & brilliant teacher. Really a beautiful soul. One of My favorite teachers ❤ Thank you Mrs DeLicio for contributing to my upbringing
Susan Treacy-Mannix-Class of 1980
January 12, 2021
Mrs. DeLicio was my grammar school teacher, and she also taught my oldest son. She was one of the most caring, sweetest and “Best Teacher” we were blessed to have. Never forgotten, May she Rest In Peace!
Martha Velez
January 12, 2021
Thank you for being a great teacher at Holy Cross. I remember you fondly. I believe you helped with with the school newspaper. A teacher can make or break a student’s success !! You definitely made many successes. May you rest in the arms of Jesus Christ’s peace. God bless you !!
January 12, 2021
Thank you for being the best teacher I had in Holy Cross. All of us adored you. You are in God's arms now. Condolences to your family.
Kim Tassiello-Spadoni
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