Annette Lacourtna, 86, of Livingston, New Jersey passed away on Thursday, August 24, 2017 at Daughters of Israel Rehabilitation, West Orange, NJ.
Annette was born on September 4, 1930 in Jersey City, NJ. She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Patrick and Anna Marie (nee Cinelli) Marotta.
Annette was a graduate of Dickinson High School, Jersey City, NJ. She was a homemaker and stayed home to raise her two children and worked part-time at Goldberg’s Delicatessen, Jersey City, NJ. In her earlier years, she was a member of the Legion of Mary Society at Holy Rosary Church, treasurer at St. Joseph’s Grammar School, PTA, and member of the Rosary Altar Society at St. Joseph’s Church, Jersey City, NJ; where she was a parishioner for most of her adult life. For the past four years, Annette has been President of the residents’ association at Care One at Livingston.
Annette enjoyed listening to the radio, specifically talk radio and educated herself by listening and reading. She collected religious, political, topical and humorous memorabilia. She enjoyed music and entertaining family and friends. Her love of God and the United States was evident to all she met.
Annette was predeceased by her beloved husband James Lacourtna. She is survived by daughter, Patricia Delia (Anthony) and son, Paul Lacourtna (Geralyn). She was the cherished grandma to Janine McHugh (Cameron), Therése Delia and Lucia Lacourtna. She was predeceased by her siblings; Daniel, Frank and Anthony Pipoli and Martha Marotta Zuhowski.
A visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Bradley, Haeberle & Barth Funeral Home, 1100 Pine Ave., Union, NJ 07083. A Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at St. Theresa Church, 541 Washington Ave, Kenilworth, NJ 07033. An interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington, NJ. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Joseph Grammar School, 509 Pavonia Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07306 .