Neshmie "Stella" Gatti

Obituary of Neshmie "Stella" A. Gatti

Neshmie Stella A. Gatti, age 96, passed away on Thursday, February 3, 2022, at home in North Plainfield, NJ, surrounded by her loving family.  Mrs. Gatti was born on July 3, 1925, in Plainfield, NJ to Saleem and Tammam Alexander.  She was raised in North Plainfield and remained a lifelong resident.  

Mrs. Gatti worked for many years as a salesperson at the Surprise Store in Plainfield.   

Mrs. Gatti attended Mass at St. Joseph’s RC Church in North Plainfield, NJ.

She always enjoyed going to Atlantic City with her friends and family to play the slots.  Mrs. Gatti will always be remembered by her family for her love of cooking traditional Lebanese food, especially around the holidays.  She was also a sports fan who loved NY Giants, NY Mets, and any of her grandchildren’s sporting events.

Mrs. Gatti was predeceased by her beloved husband, Antonio Gatti in 1999. 

She is survived by her three children; Joseph Gatti and his wife Cheryl, Anthony Gatti, and Tammam Gatti, three grandchildren; Joseph Gatti, Michael Gatti, and Emily Giaimo and her husband Joey, and great-granddaughter Siena, and her sister Mildred Scasserra.

A visitation will be held on Monday, February 7, 2022, from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Higgins Home For Funerals, 752 Mountain Blvd., Watchung, NJ 07069.  A Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, February 8, 2022, at 10:00 am at St. Joseph’s RC Church 38-48 Jackson Avenue, North Plainfield, NJ followed by interment at Hillside Cemetery in Scotch Plains, NJ.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Joseph’s RC Church, Dome Restoration Project, 99 Westervelt Avenue, North Plainfield, NJ 07060, or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105


Visitation at Funeral Home

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday, February 7, 2022
Higgins Home for Funerals
752 Mountain Blvd.
Watchung, New Jersey, United States

Funeral Mass

10:00 am
Tuesday, February 8, 2022
St. Joseph's Church
41 Manning Avenue
North Plainfield, New Jersey, United States

Final Resting Place

Hillside Cemetery
1401 Woodland Avenue
Scotch Plains, New Jersey, United States
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