Virginia S. DeRites (nee DeVingo), 86, of West Orange, NJ passed away on Friday, December 31, 2010 at home surrounded by her loving family.
Visitation will be held on Monday, January 3rd from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Paul Ippolito Memorial, 252-256 Henry St., Orange, NJ 07050, immediately followed by a Funeral Service in the funeral home at 1 p.m. Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover following the service.
Mrs. DeRites was born in Orange, NJ and a life long resident of West Orange, N.J.
She worked in production for Organon Co. In West Orange then went on to work for Flowers by Cuomo for several years with her last job being in sales for Dress Barn Department Store.
She spent many years as a community volunteer at the Renna House in West Orange.
Beloved wife of Anthony F. DeRites. Loving mother of Betty Ann (Bill) Ippolito, Bruce (Anna Marie) DeRites and Lori Strumolo. Dear sister of Henrietta Amico, Agnus Artz and the late Angela Cuomo, Vincent DeVingo, Elma O'Connell and Gloria Sabatino. Proud grandmother of Billy Ippolito, Kimberly Salerno, Benjamin, Dana and Christopher DeRites, Alyssa, Justin and Joseph Strumolo.
Virginia was the centerpiece of her family.
In lieu of flowers please make donations in Virginia's name to the St. Barnabas Hospice, 95 Old Short Hills Rd., West Orange, NJ 07052.
Read Virginia DeRites (nee DeVingo)'s Obituary and Guestbook on ippolitofuneralhomes.com.