LODI, N.J. — Virginia Rose Nielsen (nee Scelzo), of Lodi, died Friday, Oct. 2. She was 93.
She was predeceased by her husband, Thorwald. She is survived by two daughters, Angela and her husband, Richard Nielsen-Gugliotta, of Saddle Brook, and Louise and her husband, Scott Savage, of Harrington Park; six grandchildren; and her sister, Mary Scelzo of Lodi.
A funeral mass will be Monday, Oct. 5, at 9:30 a.m. at the Alesso Funeral Home, 91 Union St., Lodi.
A funeral liturgy will follow at 10:30 a.m. at St. Philip the Apostle Church in Saddle Brook.
Cremation will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations are welcomed to Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge, 2 Shelter Lane, Oakland, NJ 07436.