Lena EnnisNovember 26, 1923 ~ May 7, 2017 (age 93)
Lena Ennis, 93, of Hazlet, New Jersey, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, May 7, 2017 at her daughter's home in Aberdeen, New Jersey. She was born Lena Landi on November 26, 1923 in Newark, New Jersey, where she grew up. In her early 20's, she married Genaro Genovese and they started their lives in East Orange, before settling in Hazlet to raise their family. In 1967, Genaro passed away and 10 years later, Lena married Joseph Ennis and they moved to Red Bank, New Jersey. Recently, she returned to Hazlet, New Jersey.
She was predeceased by her parents, Michael and Mildred (Monaca) Landi, her first husband and father of her children, Genaro Genovese, her second husband, Joseph Ennis, her daughters, Maria Genovese and Nancy Smith, and her five dear brothers. Lena is survived by her beloved and devoted children, Vita Pipitone of Union Beach, New Jersey, Marilyn Cox and her husband, Peter of Milton, Delware, Jean Tweedy of Hazlet, New Jersey and Lisa Briguglio and her husband, Gregory of Cliffwood, New Jersey. She is survived by her step-son, Michael Ennis and his wife, Bobbie of Old Bridge. Lena is also survived by her 18 cherished grandchildren and 17 adored great grandchildren. Lena will be deeply missed, but never forgotten.
In respect of Lena's wishes, she will be privately cremated. Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial visitation on Friday evening, May 12, 2017 from 4:00 to 6:00 PM at the Shore Point Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 3269 State Highway/Route 35 North, Hazlet, New Jersey 07730. A prayer service will be offered at the funeral home Friday evening, May 12, 2017, during visitation hours. For information, directions, or to send condolences to the family, please visit, www.shorepointfh.com.