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Henrietta LaPosta

Henrietta LaPosta (DeFilippis)

Monday, December 18th, 1922 - Saturday, August 24th, 2019
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Obituary

Henrietta LaPosta, 96, of Maplewood, N.J., passed away on Saturday, August 24, 2019. Visitation will be on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019 from 4-8 p.m. with the funeral service to be offered at 7:00 p.m. at Shook's Cedar Grove Funeral Home, 486 Pompton Ave., Cedar Grove. Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover, N.J. will be private. Memories and condolences may be shared at shookscedargrove.com.

Born in Newark, N.J. to Ralph and Henrietta (nee: Blasi) DeFilippis, she lived most of her life in Maplewood, then Caldwell, N.J. and most recently in Cedar Grove. She was a homemaker, dedicated to the care of her family.

Predeceased by her parents, loving husband, Joseph LaPosta, son, Joseph P. LaPosta, and siblings, Dr. Ralph DeFilippis, Louis DeFilippis, Esq., and Dr. Conrad DeFilippis, she is survived by her children, Richard LaPosta, and his wife, Karen, and Donna Sirico, and her husband, Michael; and grandchildren, Joseph and Michael LaPosta and Michael and Christopher Sirico.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Henrietta's memory may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105, stjude.org, or Alzheimer's Association, Greater N.J. Chapter, 23 Vreeland Rd., Ste. 105, Florham Park, N.J. 07932, alz.org.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, September 5th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Thursday, September 5th, 2019 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Shook's Cedar Grove Funeral Home
    Address
    486 Pompton Avenue
    Cedar Grove, NJ 07009
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Thursday, September 5th, 2019 | 7:00pm
    When
    Thursday, September 5th, 2019 7:00pm
    Location
    Shook's Cedar Grove Funeral Home
    Address
    486 Pompton Avenue
    Cedar Grove, NJ 07009
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Location
    Gate of Heaven Cemetery
    Address
    225 Ridgedale Avenue
    East Hanover, NJ 07936
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(973) 239-1489 486 Pompton Avenue | Cedar Grove, NJ | 07009 (973) 239-1489 Shook's Cedar Grove Funeral Home
486 Pompton Avenue
Cedar Grove, NJ 07009
Fax: (973) 239-2628
Email: shookscedargrove@gmail.com
(973) 239-1489 Shook's Cedar Grove Funeral Home
486 Pompton Avenue
Cedar Grove, NJ 07009
Fax: (973) 239-2628
Email: shookscedargrove@gmail.com
(973) 239-1489 Shook's Cedar Grove Funeral Home
486 Pompton Avenue
Cedar Grove, NJ 07009
Fax: (973) 239-2628
Email: shookscedargrove@gmail.com
(973) 239-1489 Shook's Cedar Grove Funeral Home
486 Pompton Avenue
Cedar Grove, NJ 07009
Fax: (973) 239-2628
Email: shookscedargrove@gmail.com