Anne E. Statile, (nee Zigrino), 92, of Springfield, NJ passed away peacefully on Monday, March 11, 2019. She was born on April 4, 1926 in Hartford, Connecticut and grew up in Jersey City, NJ. Anne is predeceased by her husband Philip L. Statile and her siblings, Frank Zigrino, Rocco Zigrino, James Zigrino, Mary Zigrino, Angela Zigrino and Bill and Clara Doland. She is survived by her son, Leonard (Diane), her daughters Lucretia Scott (Robert) and Madeline Petrilli, grandchildren Annmarie Sirois (Chad), Melissa Manies (Patrick), Philip L. Statile (Jaclyn), Nicolas Scott (Brianna), Daniel Scott (Suzanne), Cristina Scott and Suzanne Petrilli. She was the beloved great-grandmother to Jake Sirois, Brady Sirois, Carlee Sirois, Cory Scott, Ryan Scott, Chiara Scott, Natalie Statile, Philip L. Statile, Jr. and Ethan Manies. She is also survived by her beloved sister in law Anna Colantone, cousin Maurice Gallipoli (Marion) and her dedicated caregiver, Viera Stretavska.
Anne was a devoted wife and mother whose life centered around her family and friends. She was active in school projects supporting her children in all of their endeavors. Anne enjoyed travelling with her husband on many trips both in the US and abroad to their beloved Italy. Known for her excellent culinary skills, she often prepared meals for family and friends providing many joyous occasions for all. She will be remembered for her generosity, love and concern for others and their well-being, one always willing to lend a hand to her children and grandchildren.
Relatives and friends are kindly invited to honor Anne’s life by attending visitation at Bradley, Smith and Smith Funeral Home, 415 Morris Avenue, Springfield, NJ on Thursday, March 14, 2019 from 4:00 – 8:00 PM. A Mass of Christian burial is scheduled for Friday, March 15, 2019 at 10:00 AM at St. James the Apostle Church, 45 South Springfield Avenue, Springfield, NJ 07081. An entombment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover, NJ. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made in Anne’s honor to the Inpatient Hospice and Palliative Care Fund c/o The Foundation for Morristown Medical Center, 475 South Street, 1st Floor, Morristown, NJ 07960 or Wounded Warriors Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.