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Anna Magazzu Trapani

Wife, mother of top Democratic officials dies

By David Wildstein, October 16 2018 10:01 am

Anna Magazzu Trapani, who played an active role in Vineland county politics from 1972 to 2009 when her husband was the Vineland Council President and her son was a Cumberland County Freeholder, passed away on October 13.  She was 89.

She spent nearly twenty years as a secretary in the law offices of her husband, Joseph Magazzu, who won a Vineland council seat in 1972 and went on to serve as the city solicitor.

Her son, Louis Magazzu, was a force in Cumberland County politics for many years, serving as a freeholder, Democratic County Chairman, and was a candidate for Congress.

During her many years in politics, she was known for hosting house parties for candidates for Governor, U.S. Senate, Congress and local officials.

She was a two-time cancer survivor.

Magazzu is survived by her husband, Joseph Trapani, her sons, Louis and Michael, her step-sons Jeff and Greg, seven grandchildren and a great-grandson.

Donations may be made to the Memorial donations may be made to the Colleen Sorbello Breast Cancer Foundation/Pink Clover Foundation or the Inspira Health Network Foundation, Funeral home visitations will be held on Thursday evening from 6 PM to 9 PM and again on Friday from 8 AM to 9:15 AM at the Rone Funeral Service in Vineland.  A funeral mass will be held Friday at 10 AM  from Christ The Good Shepherd Parish – Church Of Sacred Heart in Vineland.

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