September 13, 1918 – July 15, 2020
Anne Dezenzo - 101 Years Old Loved by family and friends
Anne Tutalo Dezenzo of East Hanover New Jersey, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, July 15, 2020. Born in Orange, New Jersey, she lived in West Orange for many years before moving to East Hanover in 2002.
Anne had a special love for children. She helped raise her niece, three nephews, and her granddaughter, Melissa. While caring for her grand- daughter, Anne became known as neighborhood’s grandma. She was often seen driving the children to various events. When they needed a ride for music practice, they piled into her car with all sorts of musical instruments, and she became the children’s private taxi cab. Anne loved being the neighborhood’s grandma.
Anne was a devoted mother, and her greatest joy was spending time with family and friends. Nanda Monteiro became part of her family and a cherished friend. Anne’s other interests were reading and traveling all over the world.
Anne was predeceased by her husband, Joseph Dezenzo, her granddaughter, Melissa Williams, her son-in-law, C. Frank Williams, her sisters, Margaret Sautto and Mary (Roxie) Pizzi, her brothers, Daniel, James, Leonard, and Frank Tutalo. She is survived by her daughter,Joanne Dezenzo Williams, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Funeral Services will be private.
In lieu of flowers, those wishing to honor her life can make a donation to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.