Mary Tortoreti, 97, of Whiting, passed away Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at AristaCare at Whiting. Born in Newark, she lived in Irvington before moving to Whiting in 1984. Mary was a homemaker. She was an active social member of the community, enjoying playing cards and Mahjong and taking trips to Atlantic City where the slot machines called her name! Mary was a communicant of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Whiting.
Mary was predeceased by her husband of 54 years, George Tortoreti in 1997; her two brothers, Dan Zotta and Clement Zotta; her three sisters, Rose Davis, Josephine Petrone and Jean Anderson; and a grandson, Anthony Tortoreti. She is survived by her two sons, Greg Tortoreti and Bruce Tortoreti; four grandchildren, Danielle, Gregory, Nicole and Bruno; and two great-grandchildren, Ellis and Desmond.
A Memorial Gathering will be held on Thursday, July 15th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Manchester Memorial Funeral Home, 28 Schoolhouse Road, Whiting, NJ. Inurnment will follow at Brig. Gen. William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Arneytown.