Delilia J. Sasso


Delilia J. Sasso, 71, of Toms River, New Jersey, passed on Monday, April 8, 2013 after a long and courageous battle with breast cancer at Ocean Medical Center, Brick, New Jersey. Born in Eagle Butte, SD, she lived in Brooklyn and Iceland before moving to Toms River in 1966. Delilia served in the US Navy and she worked for the Asbury Park Press for 26 years.

She is predeceased by her husband, Robert, who passed in 2001.

She is survived by her mother, Lucille Berndt of Eagle Butte; sons, Robert and his wife Amy of Robbinsville, Edward and Tiffany of Toms River and her daughter, Laura Sasso of Oshkosh, Wisconsin; her grandchildren, Rick and Taylor O’Donnell, Gabriella, Julia and Isabella Sasso. She has three brothers, Robert, Elmer and Ted Berndt; her sister, Maryann Zann and her sister-in-law, Rita Sasso.

Visiting was Thursday from 4-8 p.m. at the Silverton Memorial Funeral Home at Toms River. Services Thursday were at 7:00 p.m. at the Funeral Home, with interment at Arlington National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please encourage a loved one to have a mammogram and be tested for cancer.