Lenore Ann Samela, age 89, of Annandale

Obituary of Lenore Samela

Lenore Ann Samela, age 89, of Annandale, NJ died Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at Hunterdon Medical Center in Raritan Township, NJ. Mrs. Samela was born March 25, 1926 in Scranton, PA.. She was the daughter of the late John J and Rose Marie (Pane) Gentile.

Lenore is survived by her daughter, Carol Ann Altamura and her husband Arthur of Bethlehem, PA and son Robert and his wife Susan Samela of Washington, N.J. She is also survived by her devoted grandchildren Michael Cuccio, Christina Santos, Daniel Cuccio, Jennifer Bremmer, Matthew Samela, Danielle Samela and Andrew Samela. Loving great grandmother of Jordan Cuccio, Cameron Cuccio and Brendan Bremmer. Lenore is predeceased by her husband Vito in 1985 and her siblings Jean-Ann Gentile, Alice Bakie, Joseph Gentile, Sr. and Angela Kirwan and grandson, Anthony Cuccio. She was an active member of Immaculate Conception Parish and was recognized by the Bishop of Metuchen and the Arch Bishop of Newark for serving Fifty years on the Rosary Altar Society. She was employed by Hesco Lighting for many years before her retirement at age Eighty, she also worked for many other retailers.

A Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at 10:00 AM at Immaculate Conception Church, Old Allerton Road, Clinton Township, N.J. The family will be meeting at church the morning of the funeral. Entombment will be held on Wednesday at Cathedral Cemetery in Scranton, PA Family and friends are invited to attend her visiting at Martin Funeral Home, 1761 Route 31S. Clinton, N.J. 08809 on Monday evening from 4:00 until 8:00 PM.

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