Adeline "Addy" Di Ianni (Zito), of Mountain Lakes, NJ, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018, after living a full life of 93 years.
She was born in the Bronx, NY and was a resident of Mountain Lakes for 57 years. Addy earned an Associate Degree in Administration and worked for Penn Central Railroad and for the Superintendent of New York City Public Schools prior to starting her family. She was a nursing volunteer at St Clare's Hospital and at the Hospital's Harvest Festival. Addy was a member of the Mountain Lakes Women's Club and, along with her dearest friends, was a founding member of The Thursday Club.
Addy's family, nieces, nephews and friends were the center of her life; so often gathered around her table for holidays and celebrations. Family and friends will always remember long summer days down at the shore, her generous hospitality and welcoming nature.
Addy was the youngest of nine children she and is predeceased by her brothers and sisters and her beloved husband Elmo of 62 years. She is survived by her four children, and their spouses, Mark and Kathy Di Ianni of Valley Falls, NY, Janet and James Callahan of Pelham, NY; Donna Di Ianni and Peter Rispoli of Aspen, CO and Liz Di Ianni and Peter "Wally" Mills of Mountain Lakes; cherished grandchildren and their spouses, Jesse and Jackie, Justin, Sean, Mark, Elizabeth and Stuart, Alyson and Bradley, James, Maxwell, Peter and Adeline; and adored great grandchildren, Weston and Holly.
Visiting will be held at the Codey & Mackey Funeral Home, 107 Essex Ave., Boonton, NJ, on Friday, January 26th from 4-8:00 PM. A Funeral Mass celebrating her life will be offered on Saturday, January 27th at 10:00 AM in St. Catherine of Siena Church, 10 N. Pocono Road, Mountain Lakes, NJ. The interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, E. Hanover, NJ. For online condolences or information please visit www.codeymackeyfh.com.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Ian Cali Fund for FOP @ Trustees of the University of PA c/o Medical Center Development, 3535 Market Street, Suite 750, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3309