Gloria Li Trenta

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Gloria Li Trenta, age 86, passed away on Tuesday, October 30, 2018, at her residence while surrounded by her loving family. Born in Manhattan, New York to the late Thomas and Lily (Faricelli) Yannelli, Mrs. Li Trenta has lived in Wantage since 1965. She was employed by the Township of Wantage for many years. She started her career at the Wantage Municipal Building on January 1, 1974, where she worked as a secretary, health inspector, Registrar of Vital Statistics, senior clerk typist, and Deputy Municipal Clerk. Mrs. Li Trenta was a member of the Wantage Board of Health and served as the secretary. She retired on December 30, 2003. Mrs. Li Trenta was a member of St. Monica R.C. Church in Sussex and was involved with the High Point Pidgeon Flyers Club with her late husband, Paul. She also enjoyed gardening, planting flowers, and spending quality time with her loving family.Mrs. Li Trenta was predeceased by her husband, Paul J. Li Trenta on April 24, 1996; her brothers, Thomas Yanelli, Rick Fragola, Ronald Fragola; and her sisters, Lydia Dattoli, Joann Hardina, Marilyn Ergottino, and Lorraine Kearns. She is survived by her sons, Thomas Li Trenta of Greenville, New York and Gary Li Trenta and his wife Melanie of Wantage; her daughters, Paula Gordon and her husband Ed of Jeffersonton, Virginia, Jan Mulrooney and her husband Pat of Southlake, Texas, and Gena Casey and her husband Dave of Colchester, Connecticut; her brother, Raymond Fragola of New York; her eleven grandchildren, Thomas, Catie, Joey, Heidi, Paul, Gavin, Danielle, and Michelle Li Trenta, Patrick and Jillian Mulrooney, and Tyler Casey; three great grandchildren, Marvin, Tilly and Ellie; and many nieces and nephews. Memorial service will be held at 12 noon on Saturday, June 29, 2019, at the Pinkel Funeral Home, 31 Bank Street (Route 23), Sussex. Friends may pay their respects to the family on Saturday prior to the service from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations may be made in Gloria Li Trenta’s memory to Karen Ann Quinlan, Center of Hope Hospice, 99 Sparta Avenue, Newton, NJ 07860. Online condolences may be offered to the family at

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