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Maria Lucia Sita

December 13, 1932 ~ January 12, 2022 (age 89)

Obituary

Maria Lucia Sita (Nee Siciliano), 89, of Jersey City, entered into eternal rest peacefully at home on Wednesday, January 12, 2022.

Maria was born in Antonimina, Reggio Calabria, Italy on December 13, 1932, where she lived before moving with her family to Jersey City, NJ in 1966.  She worked as a seamstress from her home until her retirement. Maria’s life was dedicated to her children and grandchildren who she helped raise. She was an extremely talented seamstress and cook with a very calm nature. Maria loved everybody and they loved her. She was the sweetest person you could ever meet.  

Maria was predeceased by her dear husband, Domenico, and her beloved children, Pietro Sita, and Rosanna Sita. Surviving are her loving children, Vincenzo Sita and his wife Liz, Josephine Sita, Geri DeSousa and her husband Tony, Theresa Ricci and her husband George. Her cherished grandchildren, Pietro Sita and his wife Rachel, Alyssa Sita, Dominique Sita, Alexa Mattia and her husband Michael, Vincenzo Sita, Nico DeSousa, Nina Ricci, and Joseph Ricci. Her adored great-granddaughter, Sienna Rose Mattia. Also surviving are her beloved sisters, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Visitation is Sunday, January 16, 2022, from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the funeral home (For GPS, please use our parking lot address: 14 Stagg Street, Jersey City, NJ 07306). Funeral is Monday, January 17, 2022, 10:00 AM at the funeral home, 11:00 AM at St. Nicholas Church, Jersey City. Entombment will follow at Madonna Mausoleum, Fort Lee. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Maria’s name to the American Diabetes Association at www.Diabetes.org.

 

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
January 16, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Riotto Funeral Home & Cremation Company
3205 John F. Kennedy Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ 07306

Gathering of Family and Friends
Monday
January 17, 2022

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Riotto Funeral Home & Cremation Company
3205 John F. Kennedy Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ 07306

Funeral Mass
Monday
January 17, 2022

11:00 AM
St. Nicholas Church
122 Ferry St.
Jersey City, NJ 07307

Entombment
Monday
January 17, 2022

1:00 PM
Madonna Cemetery & Mausoleum
2070 Hoefleys Lane
Fort Lee, NJ 07024

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