Francesca Lavecchia, 90

•  Formerly of Italy and A Nutley Resident Since 1958

 – Francesca (Cataldi) Lavecchia,90, of Nutley, on Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011, at the Tyler Memorial Hospital in Tunkhannock, PA.

Born in Pittsburgh, Mrs. Lavecchia lived in Italy before coming to Nutley in 1958. She was a maintenance worker at Tri-Chem in Harrison before retiring.

The wife of the late Crescinzo Lavecchia, she is survived by her children, Anthony Lavecchia and his wife, Judy, andn Maria Testa and her husband, Rosario; six grandchildren, Joseph Testa and his wife, Barbara, John Testa and his wife, Laurie, Maria Rodier and her husband, Darryl, Mark Lavecchia and his wife, Catherine, Paul Lavecchia, Felicia Cerbo and her husband, Christopher, and 14 great grandchildren. She also leaves her brother, Angelo Cataldi and she was predeceased by her grandson, Anthony Testa.

Services 8:30 a.m. a.m. Tuesday from the S. W. Brown & Son Funeral Home,, 267 Centre St, with a 9:30 a.m. funeral mass at Holy Family Church, 28 Brookline Ave., Nutley. Entombment follows at the Glendale Cemetery, Montclair.

Visiting at the funeral home on Monday from 3-7 pm.

In lieu of flowers memorial donation would be appreciated to to the Alzheimer's Association, Greater New Jersey Chapter, 400 Morris Avenue, Suite 251, Denville, NJ 07834.

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