Elizabeth Coccia

June 16, 1926December 12, 2012

Elizabeth DiGiorgio Coccia, formerly of Bloomfield, passed away on Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at the Care One at Morris in Parsippany. She was 86 years old.

Services will be conducted from the LaMonica Memorial Home 145 E. Mt. Pleasant Ave., Livingston on Monday, December 17 at 8:30 am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in Notre Dame of Mt. Carmel Church in Cedar Knolls at 10 am. Entombment is in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington. Visitation is on Sunday from 2-6 pm.

Elizabeth was born in Newark and lived in Bloomfield for over 60 years before moving to Cedar Knolls. She was employed by the United Jewish Federation in Whippany as an Administrative Assistant in the Women’s Division for over 20 years, retiring in 1998.

She was a member of the Associates of St. Lucy Filippini, the Adoration Ministry of Notre Dame Church in Cedar Knolls and a former member of the Children of Mary of St. Francis Xavier Church in Newark.

She is survived by her loving husband of 66 years Joseph Coccia; her children Joseph Coccia Jr. and his wife Nancy, Anna Marie Cesario and her husband Dan, and Elisa Scarpino and her husband Anthony; her grandchildren Joseph III, Matthew and Elizabeth Coccia, Nicole and Daniel Cesario, and Elyse and Grace Scarpino; and her great grandchildren Matthew and Kevin. She is predeceased by her parents Salvatore and Elisa DiGiorgio and her brothers Angelo and Thomas. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to Notre Dame of Mount Carmel Church, 75 Ridgedale Ave., Cedar Knolls, NJ 07927.


  • Visitation Sunday, December 16, 2012
  • Funeral Service Monday, December 17, 2012

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Louise Juliano

December 16, 2012

Elizabeth and her husband Joe said many rosaries together with all of her friends here at Notre Dame. We will miss her and will always keep her in our litany of prayers

Dennis Fashano

December 16, 2012

We are so sorry to hear of Elizabeth passing. My prayers go out especially
to Joe, my friend, and Elisa, Anthony and family.

Joanne Crater

December 15, 2012

My sincere sympathy to you and your family on the loss of your Mother.

December 14, 2012

I send my condolences to the Coccia family and friends. May the God of comfort be with you.

Barbara Ann Dugan

December 14, 2012

Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this most difficult of times. Our lives were greatly enriched by having Aunt Betty's smile and laughter to share. We have a lifetime of wonderful memories of her - something that time will never diminish. She will always be in our hearts. Thank you for sharing this wonderful woman with us.
Chuck Simpson
Barbara Ann Coccia Dugan

December 14, 2012

To the Coccia Family,my sincere condolences go out to you during your time of sadness.Psalm 65:2

December 14, 2012

Please accept my condolences on the loss of Elizabeth. May you find the comfort from God that only he can give. Draw close to him and he will draw close to you. James 4:8