Judith Ann Linnett

June 23, 1954January 22, 2018

Judith Ann Linnett (nee Tamasco) of Roseland, passed away on Monday, January 22, 2018, at her home surrounded by her family. She was 63 years old. A Celebration of her life will be held on Friday, January 26, 2018 from 4-8 pm at Life Source Church, 106 Harrison Avenue, West Orange, NJ. Judy was raised in Livingston and has lived in Roseland for the last 25 years. For more than 10 years she was a School Counselor at the Union County Vocational Technical School in Scotch Plains. Predeceased by her father Louis J. Tamasco, Sr., she is survived by her daughter Lauren Bocchino (nee Mitola), Lauren’s husband Chris, her mother Antoinette Tamasco, and brother, Louis J. Tamasco, Jr. She is also survived by her former husband Dennis Mitola and his children Colette, Candace, and Dennis, Jr. In lieu of flowers, a contribution can be made the the Judith A. Linnett Scholarship Fund. Online donation can be made here:

Checks can be made payable to: UCVTS Magnet High School (Memo: Judith A. Linnett Scholarship) Mail to: UCVTS Magnet High School Attn: Liz Varga AAHS 1776 Raritan Road Scotch Plains, NJ 07076


  • Celebration of Life Friday, January 26, 2018

Judith Ann Linnett

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January 26, 2018

Judy was a most wonderful student in our Counseling MA program, and later, a wonderful colleague. I am so sad to learn of her passing. She is most surely in my prayers.
Sr Catherine Waters, OP

Nicholas Del Sordi

January 26, 2018

My deepest sympathy to the family. I will include her & the family in my prayers.

B Hall

January 26, 2018

My deepest sympathy to the family. May you find comfort in God's Word at John 6:40

Mary Papiernik Zillitto

January 24, 2018

My heart aches for you. What a sad and difficult loss. Please know that we are praying for your family.

Cecilia Gomez-Ginocchi

January 24, 2018

So sad to hear of the passing of Ms. Linnett. Please know that she was greatly loved by the students at Magnet. My son Mateo always spoke highly of her. She was always so welcoming when I would go pick him up at school and we would chat a bit. My prayers are with her and her family. Thank you Ms. Linnett for your guidance with Mateo.