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Mildred C. Esposito

October 21, 1921 ~ August 29, 2018 (age 96)

Mildred C. Esposito, 96, passed away at her Red Bank home on Wednesday, August 29, 2018. She will be remembered for her kindness and unconditional loving ways. 

Devoted mother and homemaker, Millie was an avid reader, an excellent cook, loved time with family at the beach, and traveling with her husband and friends. For nearly two decades, Millie volunteered at the Riverview Medical Center and was an active contributor to the Shadow Lake Village community.

Born in Manhattan to the late Alfred and Helen (Garofalo) Celi, Millie lived most of her youth in Brooklyn, NY, moving to Red Bank, NJ in her teenage years. Millie was a beloved wife of the late Robert M. Esposito; loving mother of daughters Donna Garcia, Karen Esposito and Lauren D’Alessio and cherished grandmother of Eric Garcia, Nathalie Visser, Brianna Fouss, Tristan D’Alessio and great granddaughter Emma Visser. Her bright smile and caring heart was a blessing to her family and will be greatly missed.   

A Memorial Gathering will take place at the John E. Day Funeral Home, 85 Riverside Avenue, Red Bank, NJ 07701 on Sunday, September 16, 2018 from 3:00-6:00 PM. A Mass will be held at St. Anthony of Padua Church in Red Bank on Monday, September 17, 2018 at 10:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent in Millie’s memory to Alzheimer’s New Jersey, 425 Eagle Rock Ave. #203, Roseland, NJ 07068, or visit


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