Ida D’Agostino, 80, of Parsippany, New Jersey passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 surrounded by her family.
Ida was born on March 31, 1937 in Acri, Calabria, Italy. She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Agostino and Peppina (nee Pignataro) Mustica. She emigrated to the United States in 1955 with her family.
Ida worked for over 30 years as a machine operator. The last position she held was at Severna in Roseland, NJ. She loved gardening, sewing, and was an exceptional cook. She always looked forward to casino outings with family and friends. Above all, family was everything to her and instilled her values and traditions within them. She will be remembered most for her strength and determination and the love she shared with her family and friends.
She was the loving mother to three daughters; Maria G. Cascio and fiancé Dennis Villani, Sue Resnick and husband Paul and Josephine Dischler and husband Warren. She was the beloved Nana of five grandchildren; Austin, Paige, Hunter, Nicholas and Alexa. In addition, she is survived by her siblings; George Mustica, Eileen Mustica, Maria Forlino and husband John, Orlando Mustica, Vincent Mustica and wife Kathy and Santa Mustica. Ida was predeceased by siblings; Gemma Pergolino, Frank Mustica and John Mustica.
Friends are invited to visit at Bradley-Braviak Funeral Home, 49 Whippany Rd in Whippany on Sunday, August 6, 2017 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:00 a.m. on Monday, August 7, 2017 at Notre Dame of Mt. Carmel Church, 75 Ridgedale Ave., Cedar Knolls, NJ 07927. Cremation will be private. In her memory, donations can be directed to Making Strides Against Breast Cancer.