Theodora (Festa) Fandetta, 83, of Millburn, NJ died peacefully on Thursday, October 27, 2011 at sunset.
She was also known as Dora or Teddy. Dora was born on September 19, 1928 to Peter and Olympia Corbo Festa. She lived in Montclair most of her life before moving to Millburn 58 years ago. Dora was employed by the Millburn Board of Education as a cafeteria worker. She worked for them for 42 years, retiring 15 years ago. She was a parishioner of St. Rose of Lima Church and a member of the St. Rose Life Lighters. Dora was loved by everyone. She will be mostly remembered for her great sense of humor. She is survived by her husband of 58 years Ralph Fandetta, her children Lucille Williams, Michael and his wife Mildred and Ralph Jr., her grandchildren Jennifer Williams, Michelle, Michael Jr. and Melissa Fandetta, a sister, two brothers and many nieces and nephews. Dora will be missed but never forgotten.