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Antoinette  "Nettie" Attanasio
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Obituary for Antoinette "Nettie" Attanasio

Antoinette “Nettie” Attanasio, 99, passed away on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at the Forest Hill Healthcare Center -LTC in Newark. Nettie was born in Newark and was a lifelong resident of the Ironbound.

Antoinette was a Clerical Supervisor for Blue Cross/Blue Shield in Newark for 25 years, retiring in 1973. She was a longtime volunteer and lifelong parishioner of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Newark. Nettie enjoyed gardening and she loved to travel.

Daughter of the late Giuseppe and Lucia Attanasio; loving sister of Lucy Micchelli and the late Madeline (Millie) Attanasio, Josephine (Jo) Attanasio, Anne Annunziata, and Nettie’s twin Mary Basirico; dear aunt of Annette (Pedro) Perez, Lucille Annunziata, Joanne Basirico, Maryanne (Andy) Conte, Bart (Late Nancy) Basirico, Frank (Donna) Basirico, William (Raquel) Micchelli, Mario R. (Candace) Micchelli, Jr. and Luanne Micchelli Vigna; also survived by many dear great nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are welcome to attend the Funeral on Wednesday, January 10 at 8:30 am at the Buyus Funeral Home 426 Lafayette St. at Wilson Ave. Newark, NJ 0710. Thence to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, where at 9:30 am the Funeral Mass will be offered. Entombment Holy Cross Chapel Mausoleum, North Arlington, NJ.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 9 from 5 – 8 pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church 259 Oliver Street Newark, NJ 07105 would be graciously appreciated.

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5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Buyus Funeral Home

426 Lafayette Street
Newark, NJ 07105





8:30 AM
Buyus Funeral Home

426 Lafayette Street
Newark, NJ 07105

Cemetery Details


Holy Cross Chapel Mausoleum

340 Ridge Rd
North Arlington, NJ 07031

Memorial Contribution

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church

259 Oliver Street
Newark, NJ 07105

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