Sancilio, Antonia (nee Magarelli), 82, of Lyndhurst died on Thursday, April 2, 2020. Mrs. Sancilio was born and raised in Molfetta, Italy, when at age 21 she came to the United States. She moved to Hoboken, then to Union City and finally to Lyndhurst. She worked as a seamstress when she first came from Italy in April of 1958 and later was owner of AC Plastering located in Lyndhurst, NJ for 10 years. Antonia loved cooking and entertaining her family and friends as well as going out to her Italian Club with friends to dance and play cards. Ninetta was predeceased by her parents, Mauro and Rosaria (nee Ghiberti) Magarelli, by her brother, Joseph Magarelli and her daughter in law, Maria Blasi Sancilio. She is survived by her beloved husband, Crescenzo Sancilio, her loving sons, Mauro and Amedeo (Dino), her grandchildren, Anthony, Gabriella and Crescenzo John (CJ), and by her daughter in law Marianna Sancilio. Also survived by her sisters, Luisa Farallo and Anna Scardigno, brother in law, Salvatore Scardigno and by several nephews and nieces.
Funeral arrangements are private and held under the direction of the Nazare Memorial Home, Inc., 403 Ridge Road, Lyndhurst, New Jersey. Please express your condolences to the Sancilio family on our Tribute Wall.
Three generations of a family that took root in Lyndhurst and have created a legacy to be the people you know with respect, dignity and compassion for all those who pass through our doors. For close to 90 years the Nazare Memorial Home has been a pillar of service to the people of Lyndhurst and its bordering communities.
Nazare Memorial Home, Inc. Karen Nazare Zitman Manager, Licensed Funeral Director N.J. Lic. No. 4520