Madeline R. Lanzo, Adored By All

By on May 4, 2013

LanzoMrs. Madeline R. (nee La Russo) Lanzo, 86, died on Thursday, May 2, 2013.

A funeral mass will be offered in Our Lady of the Lake Church, Verona on Monday, May 6 at 10 a.m. Visiting in the Prout Funeral Home, 370 Bloomfield Avenue, Verona on Sunday from 2 to 6 p.m.

Born in Newark, Mrs. Lanzo lived in Irvington prior to moving to Verona in 1970. A devoted homemaker, she was known for her great baked goods, eggplant, zepoles and grandma’s pizza. Mrs. Lanzo also took great joy in babysitting for many local families.

She was the beloved wife for 67 years of the late George Lanzo, the loving mother of Michael Lanzo (and his wife Mary), Antoinette Lanzo, George Lanzo and Dr. Anthony Lanzo (and his wife Sharon). She is also the sister of Salvatore La Russo, Anna Dente, the late Andrew La Russo, Anthony La Russo, Angelo La Russo and Marie Gaynor. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Lisa Musante, Gina, Mary Kate Pretto, Kerry, Dana, Susan Madeline, Shannon, Michael George, Anthony Arturo, Madeline and her great granddaughter Madeline Musante.

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In lieu of flowers, donations to the Verona Rescue Squad would be appreciated.

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