Philomena Muscente

Obituary of Philomena M Muscente

Philomena M Muscente (Aunt Phil),98, of West Trenton passed away peacefully at the home of her niece and nephew surrounded by family on September 5, 2021. Philomena was born in Trenton on November 14, 1922. She was the fifth of nine children born to Antonio and Maria Carrozza Muscente and remained a lifelong resident of West Trenton. Philomena joined the workforce as a teenager employed by Blakely Cleaners in Trenton until she began working at General Motors in 1944. She worked at General Motors for 38 years before retiring in 1982. Philomena was the last surviving sister of Nicole Muscente, Pasquale Muscente, Edith De Francesco, Jennie Ferri, Mary De Francesco, Francis Ferri, Louis Muscente, and Nicholas Muscente. She is survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Aunt Phil represented all that is good and kind in this world. She was a member of Our Lady of Good Counsel Church and deeply devoted to her Faith and the Blessed Mother. Aunt Phil participated in Mass, The Chaplet of The Divine Mercy, The Holy Rosary, and Mother Angelica, EWTN, on a daily basis. She was extremely loving, exceedingly generous, and dedicated her life to her family. On her 90th Birthday she was honored with a surprise party at Sal de Fortes Restaurant. Aunt Phil sent the following “thank you” to the family and friends in attendance: “My Dearest Family, I write this today with great pride. Throughout my life I have had the privilege of sharing in the raising of my brother’s and sister’s children. This has been one of my greatest joys. As the years passed, I have been blessed to watch their families grow and their children prosper, marry, and raise families of their own to create this wonderful family. I thank you all for celebrating my birthday with me. The generosity you extended to me was truly overwhelming. I thank you for the love and joy you brought to my life. Enjoy the Holidays and may God Bless and guide you. With all my Love – Aunt Phil” The family would like to express their gratitude to the following individuals: First and foremost; Dr. Guy Nee, for his years of guidance and medical service. Andrea Maglione, for always making Aunt Phil look beautiful. Special thanks throughout this journey go to; Msgr. Ralph Stansley, Father Michael Hall, Father Ariel Robles, Eucharistic Ministers, the late Harry Masterson Jr. and Mary Arcadipane, who enriched and reinforced her belief in the teachings of our Lord. Home caretakers: Ms. Barbara Cacavio, Ms. Muluwork Alli, and Ms. Marie Williams who added love, happiness, and comfort to Aunt Phil’s days. Last but not least, the fabulous team of experts from Holy Redeemer Homecare and Hospice, Hamilton, NJ, for their constant care of Aunt Phil in her final phase of life on Earth. Family and friends are invited on Thursday, September 9, 2021 to the recitation of the Rosary at 9am, viewing from 9:30 until time of the Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30am, at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, 137 West Upper Ferry Rd., West Trenton, NJ. Interment at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Hamilton, NJ immediately following the Mass. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Philomena’s name may be made to Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, West Trenton, NJ.
Thursday
9
September

Rosary Recitation

9:00 am - 9:30 am
Thursday, September 9, 2021
Our Lady of Good Counsel Church
137 West Upper Ferry Road
Ewing, New Jersey, United States
6098823277
Rosary Recitation
Thursday
9
September

Visitation

9:30 am - 10:30 am
Thursday, September 9, 2021
Our Lady of Good Counsel Church
137 West Upper Ferry Road
Ewing, New Jersey, United States
6098823277
Visitation
Thursday
9
September

Mass

10:30 am - 11:30 am
Thursday, September 9, 2021
Our Lady of Good Counsel Church
137 West Upper Ferry Road
Ewing, New Jersey, United States
6098823277
Mass of Christian Burial
Thursday
9
September

Burial

12:30 pm - 12:45 pm
Thursday, September 9, 2021
St. Mary's Cemetery
1200 Cedar Lane
Trenton, New Jersey, United States
Burial