Frances Ann Pitera

10 Nov 2020 | 12:08

Frances Ann Pitera of Andover, N.J., died on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, at her home. She was 74.

Daughter of the late Frances Alberti and Angelo Mazzatelli, she was born in Lyndhurst, N.J. She lived in Kansas, Arizona, Parsippany, N.J., and Hopatcong, N.J., before moving to the Cranberry Lake section of Andover in 2013. Prior to retiring, Fran was employed by ShopRite/Ronetco Supermarkets in Succasunna, N.J., and Byram, N.J., for 40 years. She was a parishioner of Good Shepherd Church in Andover and a member of the Byram Senior Citizen Club.

She loved spending time at the beach, summers on Long Island, mother/daughters weekends, visiting her sister in Bermuda, traveling (especially with Eggna), and long car rides. Fran was an avid QVC shopper, enjoyed going to the casinos, and cherished time spent with family and friends.

She was predeceased by her husband, Thomas Pitera.

She is survived by her husband, Jeremiah Healy; daughters, Lisa Plumley, Sabrina Kennedy, Tammy Araujo, and Tara Juszynski; sons-in-law, Abel Araujo, Rick Maynard, William Kennedy, and David Karwoski; step-sons, JP and Ryan Healy; grandchildren, Ryan, Brandon, Amanda, Madison, Taylor, Anthony, Emily, Trinity, and Aaron; great-grandchildren, Emily, Mason, and Jameson; and sister, Angela Darrell.

Visitation was held Nov. 5 at Morgan Funeral Home, Netcong, N.J. Funeral services were held Nov. 6 with a Liturgy of Christian Burial celebrated at at Good Shepherd Roman Catholic Church, Andover. Interment was in Good Shepherd Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Lakeland Emergency Squad, P.O. Box 311, Andover, N.J., 07821-0311 (lakelandems.org).