Vatrano, Phyllis (nee Dota) Nicusanti of Paterson at rest in Lincoln Park on May 24, 2003. Beloved wife of the late Nazzerino Nicusanti and the late Thomas Vetrano. Mother of Robert Nicusanti, Jerry A. Nicusanti and Dolores Bakke. Step mother of Lucille De Reinzo. Grandmother of Renee Mc Farland, Jamie Cipriano, Melissa Bakke, Michael Nicusanti, Lorie Flannery and Nicole Incorvaia. Great Grandmother of 5. Sister of Dora Barbadora, Eda Leone, Jean Garafano, Anthony Dota and Louis Dota. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral from the Festa Memorial Funeral Home, 111 Union Boulevard, Totowa, on Wednesday at 8:30 AM. Funeral Mass to follow at St. Bonaventure R.C. Church, Paterson at 9:00 AM. Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Paterson. Friends may call Tuesday 2:00 - 4:00 and 7:00 - 9:00 P.M.. In lieu of flowers donations to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 2787, North Canton, Ohio, 44720 would be appreciated. For more information go to www.festamemorial.com.
Phyllis (nee Dota) Nicusanti Vatrano age 91 of Paterson died Saturday. Born in Italy she came to the U.S.A. in 1927 settling in Paterson. She was Homemaker. She was pre deceased by her first husband Nazzerino Nicusanti who died in 1958 and by her second husband Thomas Vatrano who died in 1979.
Robert Nicusanti of Haledon, N.J.
Jerry A. Nicusanti of Bayville, N.J.
Dolores Bakke of Saylorsburg, Pa.
1 step daughter:
Lucille De Reinzo of Lake Hopatcong, N.J.
Dora Barbadora of Alpha, N.J.
Eda Leone of Philipsburg, N.J.
Jean Garafano of Haledon, N.J.
Anthony Dota of Philipsburg, N.J.
Louis Dota of Alpha, N.J.
Also survived by 6 Grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.
Festa Memorial Funeral Home, 111 Union Boulevard, Totowa is in charge of arrangements.