Sarah Jane Mortara

Sarah Jane (D'Orio) Mortara, 72, of Vineland passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012, at South Jersey Healthcare.

She was born on July 16, 1940, in Vineland to the late Michael and Mary (Ploucher) D'Orio. She was a graduate of Vineland High School. Sarah worked for the Vineland Board of Education as a school bus driver for 33 years. She enjoyed going to the casinos, tending to her flowers and spending time with her family, especially the summer barbeues.

She is survived by her husband, Angelo Mortara of Vineland; daughters and sons-in-law, Michelle and Steve Buck, and Angela and Rich Falasco; daughter, Tracy Mortara; granddaughters, McKenzie Buck and Kaylee Falasco; and her beloved dogs, Peanut and Chico.

Funeral home visitations will be held on Thursday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. and Friday morning from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., followed by a funeral service at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Vineland.

Arrangements are under the supervision of Rone Funeral Service, 1110 E. Chestnut Ave., Vineland.

In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations be made to: Cumberland County SPCA, 1244 N. Delsea Drive, Vineland, NJ 08360.

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Funeral Home

Rone Funeral Service
1110 East Chestnut Avenue Vineland, NJ 08360

Published in The Daily Journal from Nov. 13 to Nov. 14, 2012