Justine Halliday, 85
Justine Andreola Halliday, 85, of Brooklyn, N.Y. died peacefully on May 10, 2009, Mother's Day, surrounded by her loving family at the John Clarke Nursing Home in Middletown.
Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Micalena (Barbella) and John Andreola. She was the devoted wife of the late James William Halliday.
She is survived by her daughter Judith H. Bell and her husband William Eugene Knapp of Jamestown, and their sons John Justin Bell and Gabriel William Bell; her daughter Sharon Lee Torres and her husband Julio of Brooklyn, N.Y. and their son Amos; Daniel William Halliday and his wife Andrea of Reading, Mass. and their children Ishmael Halliday, Rachel Ulwick and Lindsay Halliday.
She is also survived by her son Robert John Halliday of Washingtonville, N.Y.; her daughter Linda Halliday and her husband Victor Ambrose of Sayville, N.Y. and their daughters Justine and Anna Marie; her son James William Halliday of Brooklyn, N.Y.; her daughter Patricia and her husband Robert Angerhauser and their children Athena and Robert; her son Timothy Gower Halliday and his wife Ellen of Brooklyn, NY and their children Daniel Robert and Sarah Jean Halliday; her daughter Margaret Halliday Hudson of Brooklyn, N.Y. and her daughter Olivia Halliday Hudson.
She was the sister of the late James Vincent Andreola, Antoinette Tell, John Andreola, Frances Waglioni. She is survived by her brother Raymond Andreola, and sisters Philomena Knott and Rose McMullen and numerous devoted nieces and nephews.
She was the loving great grandmother of Lucy Elizabeth Halliday and Cassidy O'Connell Bell.
Justine worked for the White Rock Soda Company as secretary to its president, then at the Air Force base in Oakland, California during World War II.
She was a crossing guard, a poll worker and a popular waitress at her neighborhood doughnut shop. Later she worked as a cook at the rectory of Good Shepherd Church in Brooklyn. She enjoyed her family and friends, old movies, soap operas, Ellen and Oprah.
She was buried in Brooklyn on May 14 in the Holy Cross Cemetery after a mass of Christian burial at St. Edmund's Church.
Donations may be made to the Jamestown Senior Center or the John Clarke Nursing Home in Middletown.