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Emilia Cafiero

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Emilia Cafiero

AGE: 85 • Manchester

Emilia Cafiero, age 85, of Renaissance Community, Manchester, NJ, died Saturday September 2, 2017 at Christiana Hospital in Newark, DE. Born in Brooklyn, NY, she lived and raised her family in Staten Island from 1964 to 2000, before moving to Manchester 17 years ago. Emilia worked in marketing for The Wall Street Transcript newspaper for 10 years and held other office-based positions, before retiring in 1997. She also volunteered for the Board of Elections in both Manchester and Staten Island. She was a parishioner of St. John's Catholic Church, Lakehurst. Emilia was an avid bowler and a life-long fan of the New York Mets. She was active in the Renaissance Community, as a regular player of cards and Scrabble and a member of the bocce league and the Staten Island Club. Emilia is predeceased by her son Michael Patrick in 1973 and her husband Anthony in 2012. Surviving are her daughters Carol Wilks and husband Christopher of Fort Worth, TX and Diane Harvey and husband Steven of Parlin, NJ, and sons James and wife Maria of Bear, DE and John and wife Kim of Chatham, NJ, brother, Joseph Sollazzo of Toms River and seven grandchildren, Francis, Jennifer, Anthony, Amanda, Alejandra, Marco and Nicholas. Visitation is Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at Oliverie Funeral Home, 2925 Ridgeway Rd, Manchester. Funeral Liturgy is Saturday at 9 AM at St John's Church, Lakehurst, with interment to follow at St. Peter's Cemetery, Staten Island. In lieu of flowers, please make your donations to Catholic Charities, 88 Schoolhouse Rd, Whiting, NJ 08759. For directions, or to send online condolences, please visit
Published in Asbury Park Press on Sept. 7, 2017
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