Lena Rose England, fondly known as "Lee", 79, of Holmdel, New Jersey, passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank, New Jersey. She was born Lena Rose Sclafani on July 11, 1940 in Brooklyn, New York. She lived in Brooklyn for the beginning of her childhood and when she was twelve years old, Lena and her family moved to Hazlet, New Jersey, where she met her husband, Walter. In June of 1968, Lena and Walter were married and began their life together in Holmdel, New Jersey, where they raised their family.
She was predeceased by her parents, Ignatzio and Rose (Sabella) Sclafani, her loving son, Louis England, and her dear brother, Anthony R. Sclafani. Lena is survived by her beloved and devoted husband of 51 years, Walter L. England, her adoring daughter-in-law, Dottie England, her cherished niece, Michelle T. Wiebel and her treasured grandson, Anthony England. Lena will be deeply missed, but never forgotten.
Family and friends are invited to visit on Thursday, January 23, 2020 from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 PM and Friday morning, January 24, 2020 from 8:30 to 9:15 AM at the Shore Point Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 3269 State Highway/Route 35 North, Hazlet, New Jersey 07730. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Friday morning, January 24, 2020 at 10:00 AM at the Catholic Church of St. Ann, 311 Carr Avenue, Keansburg, New Jersey 07734. Entombment will follow at Holmdel Cemetery Mausoleum, 900 Holmdel Cemetery, Holmdel, New Jersey 07733. For information, directions or to send condolences to the family, please visit, www.shorepointfh.com.
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