Marcia Fisher Deitz

Mrs. Deitz, 70, of Jackson, died Nov. 7, 2006. Born in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn, N.Y., she had lived in Manalapan for 38 years prior to moving to Jackson. She was graduate of Erasmus Hall High School, Brooklyn. Mrs. Deitz was involved in New Jersey school boards for more than 35 years and she served in leadership roles at local, county and state levels. She was a former president of the Monmouth-Ocean Educational Services Commission and vice-president of the Monmouth County Vocational School District. Her legacy lives on in the school named for her in 2000, the Marcia Deitz Learning Center. Mrs. Deitz was also involved in many local charities and organizations including significant efforts to raise funds to build Freehold Area Hospital, now known as CentraState Medical Center, Freehold Township. Mrs. Deitz is survived by her husband, Sydney; a son and daughter-in-law Robert and Holly Deitz of Millstone; two daughters and sons-in-law, Barbara and Barry Caprioni of Wellington, Fla., and Susan and Andrew Ferrara of Millstone; a brother and sister-in-law, Jerry and Lenore Fisher of East Windsor; a sister and brother-in-law, June and Charles Loccisano of the Morganville section of Marlboro; nine grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Services were held at the Bloomfield-Cooper Jewish Chapels, Manalapan. Memorial donations may be made to the Monmouth-Ocean Foundation for the Enhancement of Education.

Anna Ingardi Valanzano

Mrs. Valanzano, 90, of South Boston, Va., died Sept. 26, 2006, at Woodview Nursing Home, South Boston. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she resided there, Matawan, and Toms River, prior to moving to South Boston. She was a homemaker. She was predeceased by her husband, Carmine A. Valanzano; and a daughter, Mary Porretta. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Anthony and Victoria Valanzano of Long Island, N.Y.; a daughter, Jean Erb of Randolph, Va.; a sister, Jennifer DiPeri; a son-in-law, Manny Porretta of Jackson; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, Keyport. Entombment was at the church’s cemetery. Arrangements were by Day Funeral Home, Keyport.

Anthony Octavio Licciardello

Mr. Licciardello, 39, of Jackson, died Nov. 9, 2006, in Jackson. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he had resided in the Huguenot section of Staten Island, N.Y., before moving to Jackson eight years ago. He was a manager for Coast to Coast Seafood Brokers, Staten Island, for 18 years. He was also a member of the Bamm Hollow Country Club, Lincroft section of Middletown. Mr. Licciardello was predeceased by his mother, Frances. Surviving are his wife, Lori DeFrancesco Licciardello; two daughters, Stephanie and Victoria; his father, Rosario; a brother, Thomas; and two sisters, Dorothy Musumeci and Mariann Tornebene. A funeral liturgy was offered at St. Aloysius Roman Catholic Church, Jackson, followed by interment at St. Rose of Lima Cemetery, Freehold Township. Freeman Manalapan-Marlboro Funeral Home, Manalapan, was in charge of arrangements.