Frances A. Stopielo (nee Ditta), 77 of South Orange passed away on January 18, 2022.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation for Frances at the Galante Funeral Home, 2800 Morris Ave. Union on Saturday from 9 - 11 AM. A Funeral Service will be celebrated in the funeral home at 11 AM, and burial will follow at Rosedale Cemetery in Orange.
Born in Newark, Frances was a lifelong resident of South Orange. She worked for St. Barnabas Medical Center in their billing department for many years until her retirement in 2003. Frances enjoyed traveling, especially trips to the Jersey Shore. She most treasured time spent with her loving family.
Frances was the beloved wife of 57 years to Frederick Stopielo; loving mother of Michael Stopielo and his wife Lori, Robert Stopielo and his wife Gina, Christina Stopielo, and the late Susan Stopielo; cherished grandmother of Carly, Olivia, Gia and Cash Stopielo; and dear sister of Joanne Zullo and her husband Phil. She is also survived by her nephews John and Richard Zullo.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Samaritan Outreach Services (SOS), www.sos-nj.org.