Yolanda (Chiacchio) Zaffutti, 87, of Hamilton, died on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, surrounded by her loving family at Compassionate Care Hospice at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Hamilton, Hamilton, NJ.
Born in Naples, Italy on May 4, 1930, Mrs. Zaffutti came to the United States at 22 years of age where she settled in the Chambersburg area of Trenton. She was employed as a cafeteria worker at the State of New Jersey, Department of Labor and Industry, Yardville Heights Elementary School and later with Hamilton High School West.
Mrs. Zaffutti was a devoted member of Capital Assembly of God where she sang in the church Sanctuary Choir and was a member of the Senior Citizens Club. She always loved entertaining company at her home and cooking for her family and friends. Some of her favorite past times were knitting, crocheting, dancing, watching the Lawrence Welk Show, spending her evenings watching Jeopardy and the Wheel of Fortune, and always loved going to Sunnybrae Beach Club.
Predeceased by her parents, Dominick and Maria Chiacchio; her husband, Samuel J. Zaffutti; her daughter, Annamarie Zaffutti and her sisters, Raffaella, Luigia, and Teresa; she is survived by her children and their spouses, Anthony Zaffutti, Maryanne and Bill Komianos, and Yolanda and Chris Stinger, all of Hamilton, NJ, and Linda and Derek Konrad of Solebury, PA; her brother, Fernando Chiacchio of Naples, Italy; her grandchildren, James Komianos, Gabriella Stinger, and Jacob Konrad; several nieces and nephews, both locally and in Italy and many loving friends.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 17, 2018, at 11:30 a.m. at Capital Assembly of God, 1380 Whitehorse-Hamilton Square, Road, Hamilton, NJ with the Reverend John K. Cairns, Jr. officiating.
Interment will follow in Princeton Memorial Park, Robbinsville, NJ.
Visitation for family and friends will be held at the church on Saturday, March 17, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. until the time of service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Mrs. Zaffutti’s memory to Capital Assembly of God Church, 1380 Whitehorse-Hamilton Square Road, Hamilton Square, NJ 08690-3712 (www.capitalag.net).
Arrangements are under the direction of the Saul Colonial Home, 3795 Nottingham Way, Hamilton Square, NJ 08690.