Katherine Diccianni, 91, of Freehold Township passed away peacefully on Monday, October 1, 2018 at The Chelsea, Manalapan. She was born in Westchester, NY, raised in The Bronx and had lived in Edison prior to settling in Manalapan in 2013. She worked in the customer service department of Model Rectifier Corp (MRC), Edison for 15 years. Katherine enjoyed art and crafts, as well as crocheting. She collected Precious Moments figurines and loved baking Christmas cookies. For Katherine, family always came first.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Diccianni in 1983; and her great grandson, Timothy Scott Carroll in 2004. Katherine is survived by her five children, Joseph Diccianni and his wife, Pat of Monroe, Susan Milano and her husband, Felix of Jackson, Patricia DeFreitas and her husband, Russell of Easton, PA, Michael Diccianni and his wife, Linda of Monroe, and Kathy Aptaker and her husband, Dave of Freehold, ten grandchildren; and ten great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held at the Clayton & McGirr Funeral Home, 100 Elton-Adelphia Road (Route 524), Freehold Township on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 PM. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her 10:00 AM funeral service at the funeral home on Wednesday, October 3, 2018. Interment will follow in Resurrection Cemetery, Piscataway. For those who desire, contributions in memory of Katherine may be made to the American Heart Association, 1 Union Street, Suite 301, Robbinsville, NJ 08691, American Cancer Society, 2310 Highway 34, Suite 1D, Manasquan, NJ 08736; or Timothy Scott Carroll Foundation, RWJ University Hospital Foundation,10 Plum Street, Suite 910, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 with a note on the check: Timothy Scott Carroll Memorial Fund. For information, directions or condolence messages to the family, visit www.claytonfuneralhome.com