Velia Priest

Obituary of Velia E. Priest

Velia E. Priest, age 96 of Pennsville passed away on Sunday February 23, 2020 at the Lindsay Place in Pennsville. She was born in Penns Grove to Italian immigrant parents Guiseppe Cianci and Maria D'Urbano. Guiseppe died when Velia was eight months old and she was raised by her mother and Stepfather, Carlo DiTeodoro. Velia was a longtime Salem County resident. She was employed as a senior voucher clerk for the DuPont Chambers Works, Deepwater, NJ where she retired in 1986 following over 43 years service. She was a member of the St. Gabriel the Archangel Parrish, Corpus Christi Church. She attended Penns Grove Schools and graduated in 1943 from Penns Grove Regional High School. She leaves behind her stepdaughters, Elaine Donelson and her husband Glen and Juanita Hurley and her husband William, granddaughters, Bethany Hurley and Breanne Hurley, brothers, Mario DiTeodoro, and John DiTeodoro and his wife Ellen, sisters in law, Carol DiTeodoro and Eva DiTeodoro and many nieces, nephews family and friends. Besides her parents she is predeceased by her first husband, Anthony M. Tavani, second husband, Anthony L. Priest, brothers Carlo DiTeodoro, Arnold DiTeodoro, and Humbert DiTeodoro, sisters in law, Lois DiTeodoro and Marian DiTeodoro She will be remembered for her faith in God and love of Family. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 AM on Saturday February 29th at the St. Gabriel the Archangel Parish/Corpus Christi Church 369 Georgetown Rd., Carneys Point, NJ. Friends may call Saturday from 9:00 to 10:00 AM at the Laughrey Funeral Home, Pennsville prior to the mass. Burial will follow at the Lawnside Cemetery, Woodstown. In lieu of flowers please make memorial contributions to the St Gabriel the Archangel Parish, 369 Georgetown Rd., Carneys Point, NJ 08069 or the Salem County Humane Society, 214 Game Creek Rd., Pennsgrove, NJ 08069. www.laughreyfuneralhome.com
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Saturday
29
February

Visitation at Funeral Home

9:00 am - 10:00 am
Saturday, February 29, 2020
Laughrey Funeral Home, LLC
One North Broadway
Pennsville, New Jersey, United States
Saturday
29
February

Mass

10:30 am
Saturday, February 29, 2020
St. Graberiel The Archangle Parrish/Corpus Christi Church
369 Georgetown Rd.
Carney's Point, New Jersey, United States
Saturday
29
February

Final Resting Place

Saturday, February 29, 2020
Lawnside Cemetery
1017 Route 40
Woodstown, New Jersey, United States
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