Obituary of Louisa V Mastrobattista
Louisa V. Mastrobattista, 92, passed on to eternal rest on Tuesday, May 30 th after
a short illness. She was born in 1931 in Bernardsville, NJ, at the family home on
Maple Street. Shortly thereafter, the family moved to 1 Center Street in
Bernardsville where Louisa lived for over 60 years. Louisa graduated from
Bernards High School in 1950, and soon embarked on a decades’ long career
managing the business operation for St. James Parish in Springfield, NJ. A student
of fine cooking, Louisa was known to family and friends, especially her beloved
nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews, as a culinary artist and always
prepared the best Italian dishes on holidays and other special occasions. Louisa
also cherished living in the Little Italy area of Bernardsville, and was very active in
the community, especially St. Elizabeth Parish.
The true Matriarch of her family, Louisa was always there to help and care for
everyone, whether family or friend, and took great pride in giving back to others.
Louisa was predeceased by her mother, Pasqualina, her father, Secondo, and her
brothers, Attilio, Sam and Victor “Nebs.” She is survived by her brother Andrew
and his wife Verneen, and her nieces and nephews Sam, Mary and her husband
Rick, Patricia and her husband Mike, Michael, Bruce, Sandra and her husband Jim,
Glenn and his wife Jill, Darla and her husband Tony, Andrea, Mark and his wife
Nancy, and 15 great nieces and nephews.
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A funeral mass will be held on Wednesday, June 7, 2023 at 11:00 am at Our Lady of
Perpetual Help Church in Bernardsville. Interment will follow at Holy Cross
Cemetery in Basking Ridge.