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Teresa Legato

Teresa Legato

Tuesday, January 2nd, 1923 Sunday, September 15th, 2019

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Obituary for Teresa G. Legato (Nilio)

Teresa G. Legato, 96, of Ocean Twp., passed away on Sunday, September 15, 2019.
Mrs. Legato (nee Nilio) was born and raised in Newark. She lived in Asbury Park for several years before settling in Ocean Twp. in 1968. She was a vivacious and social homemaker who most enjoyed cooking and entertaining at family gatherings, at which her pasta and pastries were enjoyed by all. She also bowled with her husband, and swam, danced and did needlepoint. She belonged to SCAN of Ocean Twp. (Social Communities Activities Network) and participated in many Tin Can Sailor reunions throughout the country.
Mrs. Legato was predeceased by her beloved husband, Dominic J. Legato, in 2001, as well as by her brothers, Nick, John and Christopher Nilio, and her sisters, Julie DeBellis and Christine Manganella. She is survived by her children, Carmen D. Legato and his wife Amy, Bethesda, MD, Robert M. Legato and his wife Cynthia, Pasadena, CA, and Donna L. Furlong, of Ocean Twp. Also surviving are Mrs. Legato’s grandchildren, Lauren, Matthew, Jeanine, Robert J. (Jamie), Andrew, Katie, Tessa and Michael, and her great-grandchildren, Beckett, Violet and Nate.
Visitation will take place at O’Brien Funeral Home, 2028 Hwy. 35, Wall, on Thursday, September 19, 2019, from 8-10AM. The funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Catharine Church, Spring Lake, on Thursday, at 10:30 AM, followed by entombment at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington. In lieu of flowers, donations in Mrs. Legato’s memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105.

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  • Visitation

    Thursday, September 19th, 2019 | 8:00am - 10:00am
    O'Brien Funeral Home - Wall
    2028 NJ-35
    WALL, NJ
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    Thursday, September 19th, 2019
    8:00am - 10:00am
  • Service

    Thursday, September 19th, 2019 | 10:30am
    St. Catharine's Church
    215 Essex Avenue
    SPRING LAKE, NJ
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    Thursday, September 19th, 2019
    10:30am
  • Interment

    Holy Cross Cemetery
    340 Ridge Rd.
    NORTH ARLINGTON, NJ
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