Constance “Connie” D’Alessandro
Constance “Connie” D’Alessandro (nee Vasselli), 96, of Belmar (formerly of Union), passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 6, 2021, surrounded by her loving family.
Funeral arrangements in care of Galante Funeral Home, 2800 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ. Friends and family are invited to attend a crypt side service for a moment of reflection of Connie’s life, at Hollywood Memorial Park in Union on Thursday at 12 noon.
Born in Newark, she lived in Union for many years, before retiring to Belmar. Connie worked for the Township of Union Board of Education at Franklin Elementary School for many years. She was a member of the St. Mary's Guild in Newark.
Beloved wife of the late Gennaro, loving mother of Edward and his wife Beth, Diane D’Alessandro and the late Nancy Marcotte. Cherished grandmother of Anna, Steven, Lisa and Matthew. Connie is also survived by her sister Frances Galante and many nieces and nephews. She was the daughter of Joseph and Anna Marie (nee Cannestro) Vasselli.
Connie was a gracious host and terrific cook. We will always remember the lively Sunday dinners on the patio in Belmar, filled with family and friends.
Connie spent her final years at Allegria in Ocean Grove, where her good humor and kindness delighted the residents and staff.
In lieu of flowers please make memorials to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research in her memory.