Dolores Cecere

Aug 30, 1935 - Mar 14, 2022

Dolores Cecere, 86, of Tinton Falls died on Monday, March 14.

She was born in West New York, NJ to the late Antoinette and Ralph Cecere in 1935.

Dolores graduated from Memorial High School and began working right away. She worked for various companies as an Administrator and worked her way up to Executive Assistant through the years.

Dolores enjoyed traveling, especially to Italy and Spain, and took many trips during her later years. She was a great hostess at parties, always displaying her excellent cooking and baking skills. Most of all, she loved spending time with her friends and family.

She is predeceased by her parents, and her brother Paul Cecere.

Surviving are her daughters Barbara and her husband Joseph Rutkowski of Middletown, Susan Tonacchio of Tinton Falls, and Linda and her husband Nato Giordano of Lakewood, four grandchildren Samantha, Nicholas, Christiana, and Joe, and her brother Bart Cecere & sisters-in-law Nancy Cecere & Barbara Bennett.

Visitation will be private. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Friday, March 18 at 9:15am at the Church of St. Catharine, 108 Middletown Road, Holmdel. Entombment will follow at Holmdel Cemetery and Mausoleum, Holmdel.

In lieu of traditional remembrances, the family asks with gratitude that memorial contributions be made in Dolores’ name to St. Jude’s ( or the Wounded Warrior Project (

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