Basile, Elena (nee Lembo), age 93 of Hawthorne, on Monday, May 14, 2018.
Born in Paterson, Elena had resided in Hawthorne since 1957. A former Girl Scout troop leader and parishioner of St. Anthony’s R.C. Church in Hawthorne, Elena had worked as a secretary for the Army Air Force in Paterson. Elena Basile was the beloved wife of the late Paul Basile (2009). Loving mother of Maryann Basile of Hawthorne. Dear sister of Marie Meola of Hawthorne, Joseph Lembo, Jr. of St. Mary’s, GA, and the late Elizabeth Lembo. Elena is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
Funeral will be departing at 10:45 am on Friday, May 18, 2018 from the Browning-Forshay Funeral Home, 557 Lafayette Avenue, Hawthorne for an 11:00am funeral mass at St. Anthony’s R.C. Church, Hawthorne. Entombment will follow at the Holy Sepulchre Cemetery Mausoleum, Totowa. Friends may visit with the family at the funeral home on Friday morning from 9:30am to 10:30am.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.