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Della A. (Pacelli) DiGennaro

AGE: 92 • Deptford

Della A. (Pacelli) DiGennaro, 92, recently of Deptford, NJ, formerly of Middletown, passed away peacefully, Saturday, November 12, 2016, at home with her loving family by her side. Della was born and raised in Newark. She was a former parishioner with St. Agnes Church, Atlantic Highlands. She was a loving lifelong homemaker for her entire family and a devoted wife for 63 years.

Della was predeceased by her parents, Carmine and Mary (Tortorello) Pacelli, a brother, Dr. Victor Pacelli; and a sister, Mary Tortorello. She is survived by her loving husband of 63 years, Gaetano DiGennaro; her children, Dimitri DiGennaro and his wife Lori, Guy DiGennaro, Carmen Bush and her husband Michael, all of Middletown, Mary DiGennaro of Deptford, NJ, and Delia Grogan and her husband Charles of West Long Branch; a sister, Mildred Pecoraro; her cherished grandchildren, Dante and Faith Di Gennaro, Kyle Grogan, Frank and Devin Bush, Christina DiGennaro and her husband John, and Guy Jr. and Brody Di Gennaro and two precious great grandchildren Nick and Elizabeth. She will be dearly missed and fondly remembered by her family and friends.

Visitation for Della will take place on Wednesday, November 16, 2016, from 4-8PM, at Day Funeral Home, 361 Maple Place Keyport, New Jersey 07735; and Thursday, November 17, 2016, 9:30AM, at the funeral home, with a 10:30AM Mass of Christian burial at St. Joseph RC Church, Keyport. Entombment will follow in St. Gabriel's Mausoleum, Marlboro. To offer the family online condolences or for directions to the funeral home, please visit
Published in Asbury Park Press on Nov. 15, 2016
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