Angelina Agnes Dabbenigno “Angie” (nee DiStefano), age 87, of Stratford, NJ, passed away peacefully on February 8, 2019 surrounded by her family. The greatest joy in her life was her family. She was the devoted wife for 60 years of the late Americo (Ricky). Loving mother of Frances Lombardo (Lou), Peter (Adrienne), Bernadette Biddle (Rick), Kathleen Blengino (Anthony), Veronica Santoro (John), and Ricky. She is also survived by her 12 adoring grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Born in Philadelphia, Angelina was the daughter of the late Angelina and Fiore DiStefano; beloved sister of Rosalie D’Ortone and the late Pat, Ronald and Viola (nee D’Ortone). Angie is also survived by many nieces, nephews and wonderful friends.
Angie was retired from Commerce Bank. She loved to bake and cook for her family and friends. She was loved by so many people and touched the lives of all who knew her. Angie and her husband opened their home and hearts to everyone, and so became endeared to them.
Since moving to Stratford, NJ in 1962 Angie was a devoted parishioner at Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish and an active member of the Altar and Rosary Society where she met and formed many lifelong friends. After leaving Stratford in 2014, Angie was welcomed into, and loved, Saint Andrew the Apostle Parish.
Relatives and friends are invited to Angelina’s viewing on Monday, February 18, 2019 from 5:00 PM-7:00 PM at St. Andrew the Apostle Church, 27 Kresson Gibbsboro Rd, Gibbsboro, NJ 08026. Her Mass of Christian Burial will follow immediately at 7:00 PM, celebrated by Fr. Michael DeLeon. Burial will take place at Brigadier Gen. Wm. C. Doyle Veterans’ Cemetery; arrangements pending.
In lieu of flowers, if desired, donations in Angie’s memory may be made to Samaritan Hospice, 5 Eves Drive, Suite 300, Marlton, NJ 08053, Attn: Development Office; (856) 552-3205, https://samaritannj.org/giving/donate-now/ or to Saint Andrew the Apostle Church at 27 Kresson Gibbsboro Rd, Gibbsboro, NJ 08026, (856) 784-3878.