Alfonsina Pidoto of Edison, Dies at 93


EDISON, NJ – Alfonsina Pidoto, 93, of Edison died on Sunday, March 01, in JFK Medical Center.

Alfonsina was born in Bologna Italy, and has resided in Edison most of her life.

Alfonsina had volunteered and was dedicated to the Woman's Auxiliary (Maple Twig) at JFK Medical Center as their past president and then chair-person for 50 years. She was an avid reader, and she enjoyed the beach, also cooking for her family and spending vacations with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Alfonsina is predeceased by her husband, Dr. Vincent J. Pidoto; her parents and her brothers. She is survived by her son, Robert Pidoto of Cranbury and her two daughters, Anna Grace Robertson of Barnegat and Victoria Greenstein of Edison; 5 grandchildren, Lisa Montalto (Anthony), Erin Fiorello (Michael), Jennifer Klein (Joseph), James Greenstein, and Joseph Greenstein (Samantha); also 10 great-grandchildren, Michael, Sal, Joey and Tino; Anthony Dominick and Gianna; Chase Summer and Logan.

The funeral will be held on Wednesday, March 4, at 9 a.m. from the Costello-Runyon Funeral Home, 568 Middlesex Avenue (Rt. 27), Metuchen followed by a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Helena's RC Church, Edison. Interment will be in Saint Gertrude Cemetery, Colonia. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 3 to 5 p.m.

To send condolences visit Alfonsina Pidoto Guestbook

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