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Marie Sirianni

May 12, 2022



Marie Sirianni, age 90, entered into Eternal Life on Thursday, May 12, 2022 surrounded by her sons. On November 29, 1931, Marie was born in Manhattan and grew up in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. Marie graduated from Fort Hamilton High School and Business School in 1949. She worked for GMAC, 57th Street, New York. In 1953, Marie married the love of her life, Anthony “Tut” Sirianni and began her life in Long Branch. Together, Marie and Tut owned and operated Sirianni’s Friendly Café on Brighton Avenue in the West End section of Long Branch. Along with raising her family and her involvement in the family business, Marie was involved in various civic and religious organizations. These organizations included the Columbietta, of Council 355, the PTA of Holy Trinity School, the New Jersey License Beverage Association, the Saint Peter Apostle Society, the Older & Wiser Club of Saint Michael Parish, the Rosary and Altar Society of Christ the King Parish, The Holy Trinity Senior Citizen Club, the Long Branch Senior Citizen Club, and she volunteered at the Long Branch Senior Center. 

Marie was predeceased by her daughter, Mary, her parents, Michael and Madeline DeNapoli, and her husband, Tut Sirianni. Marie is survived by her 4 sons, Msgr. Sam Sirianni, Freehold Township, Michael Sirianni, Long Branch, the Rev. Anthony Sirianni, Edison, and Joseph and his wife, Ann Marie (Sleavin) Sirianni, Elberon; her brother, Joseph DeNapoli, and his wife, Bianca, and her 3 wonderful grandchildren; Andrea Bastone and her husband, Vincenzo, Alexandra Ranieri and her husband, Domenic, and Michael Sirianni, as well as the joy of her later years, her great-grandchildren; Audrey and Domenic Ranieri and Christian Bastone. Marie also leaves behind many nieces, nephews, and cousins to cherish her memory and share the stories of her love and life.    

Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 19 from 3-7 pm at the Damiano Funeral Home, 191 Franklin Avenue in Long Branch. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, May 20 at 11 am at Star of the Sea Church of Christ the King Parish in Long Branch. Interment will follow at Mt. Carmel Cemetery in West Long Branch. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to VNA Health Group, 23 Main Street, Suite D1, Holmdel NJ 07733 or St. Helena’s Catholic School, 930 Grove Avenue, Edison, NJ 08820. The family invites you to leave a letter of condolence by selecting the Tribute/Guestbook link above.


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Committal Service


May 19, 2022

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Damiano Funeral Home
191 Franklin Ave

Mass of Christian Burial
May 20, 2022

11:00 AM
Star of the Sea Church
101 Chelsea Avenue
Long Branch, NJ 07740


Mt. Carmel Cemetery, West Long Branch


VNA Health Group
23 Main Street, Suite D1, Holmdel NJ 07733

St. Helena’s Catholic School
930 Grove Avenue, Edison NJ 08820

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