Rachel Zampaglione (née Buschelle) passed away at home on Thursday, January 5, 2023, surrounded by her loving family.
Born on June 24, 1932, in Jersey City, New Jersey, Rachel was the daughter of the late Kathryn and Anthony Buschelle.
Rachel, a lifelong New Jersey resident, worked as an administrative assistant at Jersey City State College for 20 years.
She and her late husband, Dominic, moved to Warren, New Jersey, to be closer to their family. Rachel lived in Warren for 25 years.
Rachel loved nothing more than spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She loved being with her family and cooking her special Sunday dinners. She was a loving grandmother, enthusiastically attending her grandchildren‘s extracurricular activities and always supporting her grandchildren in all of their endeavors both in New Jersey and Texas. Rachel was a very special loving gift from God. She was the heart and soul of our family.
Rachel will be sadly missed by her two daughters, Cam D’Amelio and Jude Nash, her son-in-law‘s Frank D’Amelio and Chris Barnet; her grandchildren Dana and her husband Brendan, Joseph and his fiancée Rachel, Rachel and her husband Dutch, Alexa and Katy; her great-grandchildren Georgina and West.
Rachel is predeceased by her husband, Dominic; her mother, Kathryn; her father, Anthony; and her brother Peter.
A Mass will be held on Tuesday, January 10th, 2023, at 11:00 AM at our Lady of the Mount Roman Catholic Chapel in Warren, New Jersey. The entombment will follow at St. Mary's Stony Hill Cemetery in Watchung, New Jersey.