Esther "Sugar" Rita Asciutto
Died: Jul 6, 2014
Esther “Sugar” Asciutto, 84, died Sunday July 6th 2014, at Hackettstown Regional Medical Center. Esther was born May 20, 1930 in the Bronx, NY. She lived in the Hackettstown area for the past 20 years after living previously in Livingston, NJ. Esther is the daughter of the late Frank L. and Rita (Masciello) Naccarato. She was also predeceased by her sister, Sarah “Sunny” Gaudioso. Esther was a teacher for the New Rochelle School Distrect before her retirement. She enjoyed spending time with her four grandchildren, reading, knitting, and doing the daily crossword puzzels. Esther was an avid traveler and piano player. She is survived by her husband, George Asciutto; 1 son, Frank Asciutto and his wife Patricia, 1 daughter, Georgia Asciutto, 4 grandchildren, Kevin, Dana, Amy, and Gianna. Calling hours will be Wednesday, July 9th from 2 – 4 and 7 - 9 pm at Cochran Funeral Home, 905 High Street, Hackettstown, N.J. Services will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, July 10th at Waterloo Methodist Church, Waterloo Village Rd, Stanhope, NJ with Rev. Joe McCarthy officiating( Please meet at the church on Thursday). In lieu of flowers donations can be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Judes Place, Memphis, TN 38105 in memory of Esther.


Michele Christopher
July 9th, 2014 3:14 pm
Dear Mr. Asciutto, Frank and Georgia, and your whole families: Please accept my deepest condolences on the passing of Esther. I just wanted you to know that I'm thinking of you and hope that all of your warm and loving memories serve to comfort you all during this very difficult time! xoxoxo
Patti Harris
July 8th, 2014 2:42 pm
My deepest sympathy to the family. Esther's fascinating stories will remain with me. I thoroughly enjoyed her company and the way she enjoyed her life and loved her family.
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