Anna May Cifune-Seeger, passed away on Sunday, May 24th after a courageous fight with cancer. She was a lifelong resident of New Jersey before retiring to Bluffton, SC. with her husband Herman Seeger.
Anna May was born on 5/7/1936. She started her professional career of service in the Lords house as a Sister of St. Joseph where she was a beloved teacher and served her community opening students minds. Anna May Cifune-Seeger possessed a love for English having received a Masters Degree from Seton Hall University. She decided to leave the order so that she would be able to take care of her ailing sister. Her ability to graciously care for the sick with dignity and compassion showed many times as she took care of her sister Rosemarie, her father Samuel, her brother Sam and lastly her mother Columbia Cifune before marrying Herman Seeger and retiring to Bluffton, SC.
She is preceded in death by her parents Samuel Cifune Sr. and Columbia Cifune, her sister Rosemarie Costa-Taylor, and her brothers Samuel Cifune Jr. and Edward Cifune Sr.
Anna May is survived by her husband Herman Seeger and his family as well as her family where she was the Aunt of Deanna Kamphuis, Joseph Costa, Jeffrey Costa, Edward Cifune Jr. and David Cifune.
Private Entombment under the direction of Nazare Memorial Home, Inc., 403 Ridge Road, Lyndhurst, NJ . Please use our Tribute wall to express condolences to her family. Please do not send flowers. Instead, consider a donation to The American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123, Queen of Peace Roman Catholic Church, 10 Franklin Pl, North Arlington, NJ 07031, or a charity of your choosing.
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