Pasqualina D’Andrea, 91, of Millburn passed away on January 1, 2019. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at St. Rose of Lima Church, 50 Short Hills Ave. in Short Hills on Friday, January 4th at 10:00am. Interment will follow at St. Teresa Cemetery in Summit. Friends are invited to visit at Bradley, Smith & Smith Funeral Home, 415 Morris Ave., in Springfield on Thursday from 4 to 8pm. To send a condolence, please visit www.bradleyfuneralhomes.
Born in San Bartolomeo in Galdo, Italy, the daughter of Salvatore and Maria (Palumbo) D’ Andrea, Pasqualina came to the US in 1957. First settling in Union, she moved to Millburn in 1977. In her younger years, Pasqualina worked in a jewelry factory then later volunteered for many years with the Red Cross in Millburn. A long time parishioner at St. Rose of Lima, she was a member of the Madonna del’Assunta and the Life-Lighters Pasqualina loved to garden and enjoyed making pasta and biscotti.
Pasqualina was the beloved wife of the late Salvatore D’Andrea. She is survived by many loving relatives including Lidia Santagata and her husband Carlos Cruz, Nicola Santagata and his wife Maria, Luigi Santagata and his wife Tara, Nick Santagata and his wife Laura, Maria Circelli and Salvatore Pepe.