Lucille Velardi
Lucille Velardi
Lucille Velardi

Obituary of Lucille Velardi

Lucille "Lucy" Velardi, nee Troiano, 98, of Piscataway, passed away peacefully on February 24, 2018 at Bridgeway Care Center in Hillsborough surrounded by the love of her family. Born in Staten Island, New York to the late Leo and Elizabeth Troiano (nee DeSantis), she moved to Newark as a teenager and was a former resident of North Plainfield, before settling in Piscataway in 1961. She worked placing the bases onto lightbulbs for TungSol in Newark before devoting her life to raising her family. Lucy was a beautiful soul who cared for her husband, children, and grandchildren selflessly. She was an outstanding cook who made every holiday meal with love and enjoyed the quality time spent with her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Lucy supported her grandchildren wholeheartedly and was active in many facets of their lives. She was a parishioner of Our Lady of Fatima R.C. Church in Piscataway. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Peter G. Velardi, and her dear siblings Michael Troiano and Madeline "Helen" Carotenuto. Surviving are her loving children, Ilene Walkoviak and husband Rick, John Velardi, and Grace Ragno and husband Joe, her cherished grandchildren, Anne, David and wife Michelle, Sean and wife Tori, Joseph III, and Alyssa, her great-grandchildren, Amanda, Sean Jr., Wyatt, Vivian, and David Robert, and a great-great grandson, Luke, as well as her nieces, nephews, and extended family. Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 1, 2018 from 4:00 to 8:00PM at the Piscataway Funeral Home, 18 Stelton Road, Piscataway. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, March 2, 2018 at 10:30AM at Our Lady of Fatima R.C. Church, New Market Road, Piscataway. Family and friends are welcome to gather at the funeral home beginning at 9:30AM Entombment will follow at Resurrection Burial Park Mausoleum, Piscataway In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Lucy's memory to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital or to the charity of your choice.
Thursday
1
March

Viewing

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, March 1, 2018
Piscataway Funeral Home
18 Stelton Road
Piscataway , New Jersey, United States
732-968-2828
Friday
2
March

Mass

10:30 am
Friday, March 2, 2018
Our Lady of Fatima R.C. Church
New Market Avenue
Piscataway, New Jersey, United States
732-968-5555
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