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Ann M. Castellano

Ann M. (Rears) Castellano, 78, of Whiting died October 18, 2018. Ann worked in the classified department for the News Tribune, Woodbridge for many years. Born in Newark, she lived in Irvington, Edison and Florida for 20 years before relocating to Whiting, NJ in 2009. Ann enjoyed meeting monthly with her high school friends. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who will be greatly missed. Ann was predeceased by her first husband Robert M. Rears in 1977. She is survived by her husband of 31 years Nicholas Castellano, 3 daughters, Laurie LaMotte and her husband, Richard of New Bern, NC, Karen Stiuso and her husband, James of Jackson, Kristi DeFalco and her husband, James of Troy, OH, her sister, Janet Tully and her husband, Tom of Edison, her step-son, Michael Castellano of Elizabeth, 3 step-daughters Susan Tulli and her husband, James of DeLand, FL, Jeanette Lago of Daytona Beach, FL, Denise Jabarri and her husband, Ray of Hollywood, FL, 4 grandchildren April, Meghan, Marissa, Robert, 11 step-grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Cremation will be private. A memorial service will be held at a future date.

Published in Asbury Park Press October 21, 2018


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