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Dorothea M. Anthony

May 23, 1924 ~ February 17, 2021 (age 96)

Obituary

Dorothea Anthony passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on February 17, 2021.

 

A Clifton resident for 72 years, Dorothea was born in Newark New Jersey on May 23, 1924. She was a graduate of The Newark School of Industrial Arts where she studied interior decorating. Throughout her life she found joy in painting and ceramics, sharing her work with friends and family. A devout parishioner of St. Philip the Apostle Church, she was a member of the Rosary Society and served as its Past President. She was proud to have not missed a single Communion Breakfast. Her professional career spanned many years in office administration, culminating with her retirement from ADP after 27 years of service.

 

Dorothea was predeceased by her husband of 63 years, Fred Anthony; her parents, Concetta and Umberto Modica, as well as her siblings, Adriana Del Guercio, Antonia DeSantis, John Modica, Lucretia Bosset, Francis Modica, and Theresa Modica.

 

She is survived by her son, Michael Anthony, his wife Patricia; daughter Francesca Anthony; and, daughter Michela Musolino, as well as grandchildren, Lina Chirichiello; Kate Anthony and her partner Ludgy Lilavois; Eric Anthony, his partner Nicole, and her son, Chase. She is also survived by two great grandchildren, Gabriella and Nina Anthony.

 

Visitation will be held at Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home on February 23, 2021 from 3 PM – 7 PM. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 AM on Wednesday, February 24th at St. Philip the Apostle Church. The service will be live streamed for remote viewing. CLICK HERE Wednesday 10:00 am to view the Mass

 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to Eva’s Village of Paterson NJ or the American Cancer Society.     

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
February 23, 2021

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home
1313 Van Houten Avenue
Clifton, NJ 07013

Prayer Before Church
Wednesday
February 24, 2021

9:15 AM
Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home
1313 Van Houten Avenue
Clifton, NJ 07013

Mass
Wednesday
February 24, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Philip the Apostle R.C. Church
797 Valley Road
Clifton, NJ 07013

Mass
Wednesday
February 24, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Philip the Apostle R.C. Church
797 Valley Road
Clifton, NJ 07013

Interment
Wednesday
February 24, 2021

11:30 AM
Gate of Heaven Cemetery
225 Ridgedale Avenue
East Hanover, NJ 07936

Donations

Eva's Kitchen
393 Main Street, Paterson NJ 07501
Web: http://evasvillage.org

American Cancer Society
7 Ridgedale Avenue, Cedar Knolls NJ 07927
Tel: 1-973-331-9300
Web: http://www.cancer.org/about-us/local/new-jersey.html

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