Anna Scelza, 84, of Jersey City, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, June 5, 2021.
Anna was born in Napoli, Italy, where she lived before emigrating to Jersey City. She worked as a sewing machine operator/supervisor for many years before retiring. Anna loved cooking and baking and enjoyed preparing meals for her family and friends.
She was a Eucharistic Minister at St. Joseph's Church in Jersey City. Anna had a passion for music and singing and was also a proud member of the St. Joseph's Church Choir.
Anna was predeceased by her cherished husband of 63 years, Vito Scelza, in 2020. Surviving are her beloved children, Lidia Lampone and her husband John, Gino Scelza, Roberto Scelza and his wife Jean Marie, and Lisa Simoes and her husband Manuel. Her dear grandchildren: Gabriella, Arabella, Michael, and Carissa. Also surviving are many beloved family members in Italy and Chile.
Visitation is Tuesday, June 8, 2021, from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral Services are Wednesday, June 9, 2021, 9:30 AM at the funeral home, followed by a 10:30 AM Mass at St. Joseph's Church, Jersey City. Entombment will follow at Holy Cross Chapel Mausoleum, North Arlington. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Anna's name to the American Heart Association (www.heart.org).
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