Florence Anne LaBruzzo

July 15, 1936March 8, 2018

Florence Anne O’Keefe-LaBruzzo, formerly of Bloomfield, passed away on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at the age of 81. The funeral will commence at the LaMonica Memorial Home 145 E. Mt. Pleasant Avenue, Livingston on Monday, March 19 at 9:45 am followed by A Mass of Christian Burial at St. Rose of Lima Church in East Hanover at 11 am. Entombment will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Visitation will be on Sunday from 2-6 pm. Raised in Belleville by her late parents Harry and Rose O’Keefe, Florence lived in Bloomfield before retiring to Naples, Fla. in 2000, where she opened a doggy boutique service. Florence was a highly successful Sales and Merchandising Account Executive with Warner Lambert Company in NJ for 20 years. During her retirement, she enjoyed the Naples beaches, playing bingo and cards, making new friends and taking outings. She was the loving mother of Linda A. DeRogatis, cherished grandmother of Peter J. DeRogatis and wife Ashley and the late Tara Lynn DeRogatis, adored great grandmother of Leah, Bryce, and Brook Lynn, and dear sister of Robert O’Keefe, Eileen Nicastro, Rosemary Walsh and the late Doris O’Keefe-Granese, Joan O’Keefe, and Frank O’Keefe. She was also survived by her former husband Joseph E. LaBruzzo and many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers please donate to her granddaughter’s Patient Safety Foundation at


18 March


2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

LaMonica Memorial Home

145 East Mount Pleasant Ave
Livingston, NJ 07039

19 March


12:00 pm

Gate of Heaven Cemetery

225 Ridgedale Avenue
East Hanover, NJ 07936

Following the Funeral Mass
19 March

Funeral Mass

11:00 am

St. Rose of Lima Church

312 Ridgedale Avenue
East Hanover, NJ 07936


Florence Anne LaBruzzo

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