Millie Lucariello (nee Formisano), a 60-year resident of Bloomfield, passed away on Monday, April 1, 2019. She was 99.
Millie earned her Bachelor of Science degree in 1942 from Immaculata College, PA. In 1945, she achieved her Registered Nurse (RN) degree from Jersey City Medical Center, School of Nursing and worked for 6 years at the NJ Orthopaedic Hospital in Orange, NJ. She later worked as a Bloomfield Board of Education school nurse at both Forest Glen and Fairview Schools, from where she retired after 18 years of dedicated service.
Millie was predeceased by her husband, George Lucariello, in 2017. She is survived by two daughters, Georgann Lucariello and DonaMarie Lobo, a son, Nicolas Lucariello and his wife Lois; two grandchildren, Ethan Lobo and Victoria Lobo Salasky and her husband Jackson; and her great-granddaughter Nola Mae. She also leaves behind her sisters Ruth Foote, Edith Mastro, Connie Durbas and her husband Stan, her brother Joseph Formisano and his wife Joan, her sister-in-law Rita Formisano, and many nieces and nephews. Millie was predeceased by her siblings Tina Forgarty, Beatrice Formisano, Patricia Zenda and Alexander Formisano.
Friends and family may visit on Friday, April 5th from 4-8pm at Halpin-Bitecola Brookdale Funeral Home, 1284 Broad St., Bloomfield. A funeral mass will be held at St. Thomas the Apostle Church in Bloomfield on Saturday, April 6th at 10am. Entombment to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery in North Arlington.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Millie’s memory to St. Vincent Academy, 228 Market St., Newark, NJ 07103, or please visit https://www.svanj.org/ or https://app.mobilecause.com/form/UO5O4A.