Columbia "Bea" Litterio, age 88, passed away into the loving arms of
Jesus on Wednesday, November 29, 2017. Bea was born in Newark, raised
her family in Union and later moved to Toms River.
She worked as a secretary for many years for Sears in Irvington. She
was also employed at the Township of Union until she retired in 1993.
Bea is predeceased by her husband, Robert, her grandson, Nicholas
Litterio Jr., her sister, Sandra Mattia, and her two brothers, Daniel
and Patrick DiGuglielmo. Surviving are her son, Nicholas and his wife,
Donna, her daughter, Lisa and her husband Allan Giezey, two
grandchildren, Andrew and Gianna Giezey, and her brother, Gerard
A memorial service to celebrate her life of faith and home going will be
held at the First Baptist Church of Southard in Howell on Saturday,
December 9 at 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to
the First Baptist Church of Southard with memo as the Nicholas G.
Litterio, Jr. memorial fund.