Marie T. Celeste (nee Racioppi), 86, of Basking Ridge, NJ, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 10, 2013.
After graduating Central High School in Newark, she worked at Worthington Pump Works in Harrison, NJ. She later became a homemaker, caring for her family and raising her four boys. She was a 20-year volunteer at the Wyalusing Public Library in Wyalusing.
Survivors include her loving husband, David of 64 years; four sons, David, Jr., Gary, Mark and wife, Deborah, Wayne and wife, Kimberly; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Visitation was held at Gallaway and Crane Funeral Home, 101 S. Finley Ave., Basking Ridge, NJ, on Saturday, April 13, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Graveside service followed at Hollywood Memorial Park at 1:30 p.m.
For more information, please contact Gallaway and Crane at www.gcfuneralhome.com.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Wyalusing Public Library, PO Box 98, Wyalusing, PA 18853.