Emily J. Alessi

January 21, 1917 - January 10, 2018

Emily J. Alessi, 100, a resident of Fort Myers, FL since 2005, formerly of Oakhurst, NJ, passed away Wednesday, January 10, 2018 in Cape Coral, FL. She was born January 21, 1917 in East Orange, NJ to Joseph and Lucy Cannella, now deceased.

Emily was a member of Mt. Carmel Church in Asbury Park, NJ. Emily was a proud wife of her beloved husband for 76 years, a wonderful mother and caregiver. There was always a beautiful smile on her face whenever anyone was around, and always there for anyone who needed help. She loves to cook, bake and try out new recipes, make her own clothes, work on cross stitching, crochet, knit and play cards. Emily’s secret to longevity is to be happy, be kind to others and eat healthy. Emily will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

She is survived by two loving children, Sara Ann Appelman (Lou) of Cape Coral and Anthony Alessi (Daisy) of SC; four grandchildren, Sandy, Wayne, Jr, Ann Marie and Anthony, Jr.; seven great grandchildren; as well as three great great grandchildren.

No formal services are planned at this time.

Friends are invited to send condolences via the on-line guest book which can be found atwww.MullinsMemorial.com.

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.


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