The following was submitted by Day Funeral Home:
Emily J. LaMorte, 97, of Cliffwood Beach, passed away, Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, at Bayshore Community Hospital, Holmdel.
Born in Newark, she has lived in Cliffwood Beach for 56 years. She worked as a machine operator for Midland Glass for 13 years, and was a member of the VFW Seniors, the Aberdeen Seniors Club, and the Ladies Auxiliary of Aberdeen.
Emily is predeceased by her husband, Gerardo LaMorte; a son, Donald E. LaMorte; her parents, Raffell and Gabriella Zizza; a son-in-law, Louis J. Belanger; and 12 brothers and sisters. She is survived by her children, Anthony LaMorte and his wife Maryann of FL, Gerardo LaMorte and his wife Shirley of Cliffwood Beach, Edward LaMorte of Libson, and Lorraine Belanger of Jackson; along with 12 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren, and three great great grandchildren. She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Relatives and friends are invited Thursday, Jan. 30 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at Day Funeral Home, 361 Maple Place, Keyport, NJ 07735; and Friday 9 a.m. for a 9:30 a.m. service at the funeral home. Interment will follow at East Ridge Lawn Cemetery, Clifton.
To post an online condolence to the family or for directions to the funeral home, please visit www.dayfuneralhome.com.