Natoli, Elizabeth Dolores, “Betty” (nee: Spano), age 97, of Hawthorne, on Wednesday, October 4, 2017. Born in Johnstown, PA, Elizabeth lived in the Riverside section of Paterson and Elmwood Park before moving to Hawthorne. She worked and met the love of her life, Joe, at Jersey Coat. She was a member of the Riverside Veterans organization where for many years she enjoyed the “Vets pool”, the “tuna” club, numerous celebrations and most memorably, cruising with her lifelong friends. Most recently she looked forward to their monthly seniors meetings.
Elizabeth was the beloved wife of the late Joseph Natoli (1990) for 47 years, during which they loved to travel, spend holidays, especially Christmas, with their family. Loving mother of Gail Natoli of Great Barrington, MA. Elizabeth was predeceased by her brothers Nicholas and Anthony Spano and her sisters Pauline Marra and Victoria Fiore. She is survived by her beloved nieces and nephews and many dear friends.
Funeral will depart at 9:00am on Saturday, October 7, 2017 from the Browning-Forshay Funeral Home, 557 Lafayette Ave., Hawthorne, for a 9:30am funeral mass at St. Anthony R.C. Church, Hawthorne. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery, Paterson. Friends may visit the funeral home on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9pm.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in memory of Elizabeth Natoli at www.jimmyfund.org/gift