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Rachel Russo Ciotta

December 24, 1920 ~ December 11, 2017 (age 96)


Rachel “Russo” Ciotta 96, died Monday December 11, 2017 at home.  Mrs. Ciotta was born and raised in Plainfield and lived in Dunellen 20 years before moving to Edenton, NC in 2009.  She was a retired seamstress working for Bronson Hat Company of Plainfield.  Rachel was a member of the Women’s Club of St. Anne’s RC Church in Edenton, NC.

Her husband James Ciotta died in 1975.  Surviving are a son Pat and wife Lucy Ciotta of Gladstone, NJ, a daughter Florence and husband George Lawrence of Edenton, NC.  Also surviving are six grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren.

Services will start Monday, 9:00 am from Scarpa-Las Rosas Funeral Home followed by a 10:30 am Mass at Our Lady of Fatima RC Church in Piscataway.  Burial will take place at Hillside Cemetery in Scotch Plains.  Visiting hours are Sunday 6-9 pm.  In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to St. Jude Children Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959. 


 Service Information

Visitation
Sunday
December 17, 2017

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Scarpa-Las Rosas Funeral Home
22 Craig Place
North Plainfield, NJ 07060

Funeral Service
Monday
December 18, 2017

9:00 AM
Scarpa-Las Rosas Funeral Home
22 Craig Place
North Plainfield, NJ 07060

Funeral Mass
Monday
December 18, 2017

10:30 AM
Our Lady of Fatima
501 New Market Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854

Interment
Monday
December 18, 2017

12:15 PM
Hillside Cemetery
1401 Woodland Avenue
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076


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