Anne Racanelli Simone, of Convent Station, NJ passed away on March 9, 2018 at Morristown Medical Center.
Born on July 10, 1931 in Newark, Anne also lived in Irvington, Short Hills and Roseland, where she raised her family. After retiring, she moved to Convent Station. Anne graduated from high school at St. Vincent’s Academy in 1949, and went on to graduate from the College of St. Elizabeth in 1953 with a BE in French. She earned her Master’s degree in teaching from Kean University, and went on to enjoy a 40+ year career as a teacher with the Millburn Board of Education. Anne had a profound love for learning and teaching. . She also loved to travel, read and tutor students. She enjoyed volunteering at Morristown Medical Center in Pastoral care. She was a CCD teacher at her church Notre Dame as well as Arts and Crafts teacher.
Anne was predeceased by her brother Frank Racanelli. She is survived by her children Diane Vezza and her husband Jerry; Paul Simone and his wife Landi; Pascal Simone and his wife Sandy; and Therese Greenwald and her husband Robert; grandchildren Julianna and Alexander Vezza; Kira and Adrian Simone; Olivia, Vivian and Victor Simone; Eric, Alyssa, John and Steven Greenwald. Anne is also survived by her sister Rose D’Alessio and many cousins and friends.
A Funeral Mass was held on Monday, March 12, 2018 at 10am at Notre Dame of Mt. Carmel Church, 75 Ridgedale Ave., Cedar Knolls. Entombment will follow at St. Teresa Cemetery, Summit. There will be a visitation on Sunday from 2-6pm at the Wm A Bradley & Son Funeral Home, 345 Main Street in Chatham. For more info or to send condolences visit www.bradleyfuneralhomes.com
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