August 8, 1924 - June 17, 2021
Neva Vitale Neva Vitale, 96, of Freehold, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 17, 2021. Neva was a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother with an adventurous spirit and infectious personality. You could not help but love her. Born in 1924 to the late Guido and Amelia (Manfredini) Zennaro, of Brooklyn, NY, where she was born and raised. Neva was employed by the Italian Actors Guild in New York where her bilingual skills served her well. She loved the theater and Broadway and traveled often throughout Europe and especially to her parent's home city, Trieste. For over thirty years she was an administrative assistant for Metropolitan Life, before moving to Marlboro, NJ in 1993. Her many hobbies included knitting, sewing and crocheting, singing and dancing and spending time with her family which she adored beyond all. Besides her parents, she is predeceased by her husband; Frank Vitale, sister Noemi Zennaro and grandson; Anthony DeGaeta. Surviving are her children; Alida Manco and her husband, Dominick and Robert Vitale and his wife, Emily, four grandchildren; Mark DeGaeta and his wife, Elizabeth, Jennifer Streit and her husband, Russell, Nicole Vitale and Kevin Vitale; as well as two great grandchildren; Emilia and Rocco. Visitation will be Wednesday, June 23, 2021 from 4:00-7:00 pm at the Waitt Funeral Home, 501 HWY 79, Morganville, NJ 07751. A memorial service will follow immediately afterwards at 7:00 pm. Interment will be Thursday, June 24 at the Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Neva's honor to the Musella Foundation, 1100 Peninsula Blvd, Hewlett, NY 11557; https://virtualtrials.org/Donate.cfm . Online condolences may be offered at www.waittfh.com
Neva Vitale Neva Vitale, 96, of Freehold, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 17, 2021. Neva was a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother with an adventurous spirit and infectious personality. You could... View Obituary & Service Information
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