Lucille D'Acunti (nee Ferrara), 91 of Fairfield passed away on November 25, 2021.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation for Lucille at the Galante Funeral Home, 54 Roseland Ave. Caldwell on Friday December 3 from 9 - 11 AM. A Funeral Service will be celebrated in the funeral home at 11 AM, and burial will follow at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Bloomfield.
Born in Newark, Lucille lived in Fairfield since 1963. She worked as a supervisor of keypunchers at Blue Cross Blue Shield in Newark for several years. After raising her four wonderful daughters, Lucille became a librarian at the Fairfield Public Library for 25 years until her retirement at age 79.
Lucille was a terrific cook, and her family especially looked forward to her delicious meatballs. A treasured grandmother, Lucille knitted each of her grandchildren a special afghan, making sure to include all of their favorite colors. These cherished afghans are lovingly called their "grandma blankets".
Lucille was a kind and gentle person, and was an excellent listener. A woman of conviction, she instilled confidence in her entire family. She enjoyed traveling, especially trips to Atlantic City, and going on family vacations.
Lucille was married to the love of her life, Pat A. D'Acunti for 69 years until his passing in August 2021. She was the loving mother of JoAnn Hughes and her husband John, Patricia Stevens and her husband Jeremiah, Karen Fierro and her husband Louis, Jr., and Jeanette Carlson and her husband Richard, Jr.; devoted grandmother of Jeb Stevens and his wife Nicole, Tara Stevens, Tyler Stevens, Patrick Hughes, Jonathan Hughes, Louis Fierro III, Kirstin Fierro and Sarah Carlson; and adoring great-grandmother of Cody and Jagger. She was predeceased by her brother Anthony Zuzzio.