Anna Taffa, 88, of Princeton, died on Thursday, Oct. 11, at her daughter’s home in Lawrence Township.
Born in Belgium, Anna immigrated to the United States in 1953.
During World War II, Anna and her family were active in the Belgium resistance and provided a safe house for allied servicemen.
Mrs. Taffa worked at the Chapin School for over 20 years and retired as the director of food services.
She enjoyed sewing, the beach and spending time with her family and in the Poconos. Anna was a former member of St. Paul’s in Princeton.
Daughter of the late Joseph and Terese Nellissen, and wife of the late Alberto Taffa, she is survived by her loving daughter Diana Russo and her husband John; her grandchildren, James Russo and his wife Lisa Tomaszewski, and Stephanie Laudien and her husband Harold; and her three great grandchildren, Mia and Emma Laudien and William Russo.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Monday, Oct. 15, at The Church of St. Ann in Lawrence. Burial followed in the Lawrenceville Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made in Anna’s memory to The Church of St. Ann, Faith Development Center, 1253 Lawrence Rd., Lawrenceville, N.J. 08648
Arrangements were under the direction of Poulson & Van Hise Funeral Directors.