Michelina Esposito (Milelli), 80, died on Tuesday, March 7th, surrounded by family. She was born on June 27, 1942, in Strongoli, Italy to the late Francesco Milelli and Eugenia (Tisei). She moved to Buffalo, NY in 1962 after getting married and then moved to Raritan, NJ in 1984.
Michelina was a devoted mother and grandmother who enjoyed cooking and spending time with her family, she also enjoyed visiting the Jersey Shore. She was retired from ADM Corp. in Middlesex, NJ.
Michelina was predeceased by her beloved husband of 55 years John. She is survived by loving daughters Jeanette M. Hess (Mark) of Bridgewater, NJ, and Linda V. Abbott (Jeff) of Bethlehem, PA, cherished grandchildren Brandon Hess, Samantha Hess, Rachel Abbott, and Brianna Abbott. She is also survived by her sisters Lucia Apa (Michele) of Florence, Italy, Palma Esposito of Bridgewater, NJ, and brother Gianni Milelli (Anna Rosa) of Rome, Italy, and predeceased by brother Vincenzo Milelli of Strongoli, Italy. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Viewing will be from 5:00-8:00PM on Monday, March 13, 2023, at Bongiovi Funeral Home, 416 Bell Ave, Raritan, NJ 08869. The Funeral Mass will take place on Tuesday, March 14, 2023 at 11:00AM at Holy Trinity RC Church, 60 Maple St, Bridgewater, NJ 08807. Entombment at St. Bernard RC Cemetery. To send an on-line condolence please visit www.bongiovifuneralhome.com.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Ascend Hospice 1120 Welsh Road Suite 220 North Wales, PA 19454.
"Forever in our hearts"