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Antoinette A. (Cecere) Torrese

August 23, 1927 ~ January 1, 2019 (age 91)

Antoinette A. Torrese

 Beloved Wife, Mother, Sister and Grandmother, 91


Mrs. Antoinette A. (nee Cecere) Torrese, 91, of Nutley, NJ, passed away on Tuesday, January 1, 2019.  The funeral will be conducted from the Biondi Funeral Home of Nutley, 540 Franklin Avenue on Monday, January 7 at 8:45 a.m.  There will be a Funeral Mass celebrated at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, Bloomfield at 10:00 a.m. The entombment will be at Holy Cross Chapel Mausoleum, North Arlington.   Visitation will be on Sunday, January 6 from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.    


Mrs. Torrese was born in Brooklyn, New York and resided in Nutley for the past 61 years.  She earned a Teaching Degree from Hunter College, New York.  Mrs. Torrese was a Grammer School Teacher at the Northeast Grammer School, in Upper Montclair for many years before retiring.  She also taught CCD classes at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, Bloomfield.


She is survived by her beloved husband of 62 years, Michael Torrese; her devoted children Lisa De Sordi and her husband John, and Michael Torrese and his wife Lori; her loving brother James Cecere; and her cherished grandchildren Danielle Torrese, Michelle Torrese, Thomas Torrese and John De Sordi.


Mrs. Torrese is predeceased by her brothers Ralph and Augustine Cecere.

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