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Vivian Lindsay

Vivian Lindsay, died peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, May 5, 2012. Born Vivian Marie Matteo in Brooklyn, NY to Thomas and Lilly Matteo, Vivian graduated High School in 1948 and Queens College in 1977. She married Anthony B. Zelich in 1956 and was blessed with two children, Anthony John and Mary Ann. She later married Rosario Messina and Bruce Lindsay. She was predeceased by her parents, husbands, Anthony Zelich and Bruce Lindsay; and her siblings, Carmine, Marie, Benny, Bill and Josephine.

Vivian always had a deep, abiding faith and reliance on God which comforted her through tragedy and loss. Vivian enjoyed dancing, music, reading, traveling and social events. She loved her lifestyle at the Jersey Shore since 1985 and her career as a Legal Secretary in the Newark Law Firm of LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae.

She is survived by her precious children, Anthony and Mary Ann; daughter-in-law, Rebecca; grandchildren, Anthony and Julia; cousins, friends, nieces and nephews.

Friends and family will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 9 at Hoffman Funeral Home, 415 Broadway, Long Branch. Interment at St. Johns Cemetery, Queens, NY will be held at a later date. Condolences may be sent to

Published in Asbury Park Press on May 8, 2012
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