Obituary of Elizabeth Lucille Maita
Elizabeth “Betty” Maita. Betty passed away peacefully with family at her side on June 14. She was born in Moonachie, raised in Carlstadt, and was a longtime resident of Saddle River with her husband, Dominick. She was predeceased by her parents, Lillian and Manuel Fonseca, her brother, Robert, and her husband, Dominick. Betty was a talented cook and homemaker extraordinaire. In her younger days, she enjoyed volunteering at Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, playing tennis, skiing, and antiquing. She and Dom spent their retirement in the Adirondacks. She is survived by her brother, Victor Fonseca, her daughters, Diane, Janine (Bill Cummings), her sons, Gregory (Marcy), Robert (Andrea), grandchildren, Gregory, Lillie (Peter Austin), Andrew, and Julia. We will miss her graceful demeanor and quiet strength.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Nazare Memorial Home, Inc., 403 Ridge Road, Lyndhurst, NJ on Tuesday, June 20 from 3 - 7 PM. All will gather at the funeral home on Wednesday, June 21 at 9 AM then to Sacred Heart Church, Lyndhurst where at 10 AM a funeral mass will be offered. Interment to follow, Hillside Cemetery, Lyndhurst. You may express your condolences to Betty's family by using our tribute wall.
Gathering at the Funeral Home
Committal and Interment
In Loving Memory
1935 - 2023
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.