Devoted and loving wife, mother, and nanna, Adeline Rogozenski, 90, of Union, died peacefully on Monday, December 6th, surrounded by family.
Born Adeline Antoinette D'Anna to Gina and Olinido D'Anna, she was raised in Greenwich Village, New York City where her father established John D'Anna Pharmacy. Adeline graduated from Washington Irving High School and New York Business School, and attended the University for Foreigners in Perugia, Italy. Throughout her career, Adeline worked as a legal secretary with several large law firms in New York City, New Jersey, and Italy.
In 1961 Adeline married William (Bill) Rogozenski and lived in Union, NJ where they raised their family. She continued to work as a legal secretary in Union, Millburn, and Springfield, NJ. In 2000 Adeline retired from Javerbaum Wurgaft Hicks Kahn Wikstrom & Sinins, P.C. in Springfield. After retiring, she was a volunteer at Overlook Hospital for eleven years.
Adeline was the family favorite cook and loved having everyone over for Sunday dinners. She leaves behind a legacy of delicious recipes and wonderful memories. Her most cherished time was spent with her husband, children and grandchildren.
She also loved to read and sew as well as traveling with her husband Bill and family—especially through the United States, Europe and the Caribbean. Adeline and Bill were active with Union Senior Center and enjoyed bus trips, music, and socializing.
She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Bill; sister, Lucia; brother, Tony; daughter, Kara; son, Roger; daughter-in-law, Ilyse; five grandchildren, Taylor, Olivia, Andrew, Emma, and Hunter, and nieces, nephews, and Godchildren.
Visitation will be Friday, December 17th from 9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m. at Galante Funeral Home, Union. Entombment immediately following at Hollywood Cemetery, Union