Elizabeth Ann Cella
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Elizabeth Ann Cella
  • September 3, 1935 - March 25, 2017
  • Saddle River, New Jersey

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Elizabeth A. Cella
Cherished Wife, Mother, & Grandmother

Elizabeth A. Cella (nee Hall), formerly of Little Falls, passed away at the Brighton Gardens of Saddle River on Saturday, March 25, 2017. She was 81 years old.

The visitation will take place at the LaMonica Memorial Home, 145 E. Mt. Pleasant Avenue in Livingston on Thursday, March 30, 2017 from 4-8 pm. Friends and relatives are invited to attend the Funeral Mass on Friday, March 31 at Our Lady of the Holy Angels Church in Little Falls at 10 am. Cremation will be private.

Born in Long Island, NY, Betty moved to Upper Montclair with her family and attended Lacordaire Academy. She went on to graduate from Caldwell College and eventually settled in Little Falls with her husband and children.

"Sweet Betty", as she was known to many, loved animals and was known for always nursing any stray animal needing a home.

She was a longtime parishioner of Our Lady of the Holy Angels Church in Little Falls where she was a member of the Cares Group and also taught CCD for many years.

Betty was also a generous supporter of St. Jude Childrens' Research Hospital.

She was predeceased by her beloved husband Alexander A. Cella and by her parents, Amelia (nee Prendegast) and Milton Eli Hall.

She is survived by her children Ellen and husband Mark Sorenson, Kathy Cella and partner Sheryse Wilhelm, and Heidi Schwegler, and grandchildren Elizabeth and husband Dario DiBiase, Amelia Rose Schwegler, and Robert Schwegler, Jr.

In lieu of flowers kindly make contributions to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.