Lena V. Angotti

July 23, 1928 - August 20, 2021

Lena V. Angotti, age 93, of Newark, DE, passed away on Friday, August 20, 2021.

Born in Harding, WV on July 23, 1928, she was a daughter of the late Dominic and Josephine (Masterjoseph) DeProspero. Lena worked as a personal assistant at the Haveg Division of Ametek, Inc. for 10 years until her retirement in 1988.

Deep in her faith, Lena was a devout member of Holy Family R.C. Church and was active in their Leisure group. She also served as a past president of Holy Angels Altar Society in Newark and was an inaugural member of the St. Mark’s High School Band Boosters in Wilmington. Lena dedicated her time as a board member and family support facilitator for the Alliance of the Mentally Ill in Delaware.

In addition to her parents, Lena was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Angotti, Jr.; son, Kim Joseph Angotti; and siblings, John DeProspero, Hazel Gasper, Gloria Barkaszi, Carmella LaGatta, Ike DeProspero, Eulanda Smith and Francis LaGatta. She is survived by her children, Melanie V. Angotti of New Castle and Jolene A. Outten (John) of Townsend; grandchildren, Aaron Outten and Zachary Outten, both of Townsend; and sister, Cecilia Palmer of Morgantown, WV.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at Holy Family R.C. Church, 15 Gender Road, Newark, DE, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11 am. Face coverings will be required for all those in attendance not immunized with the COVID-19 vaccine per the Governor of Delaware. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery, 6001 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Lena’s memory to the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Delaware, Attn: Samantha Havens, 2400 West 4th Street, Wilmington, DE 19805 or online by clicking here.


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  • Dear Melanie and Jolene,
    You have been blessed to have had so many wonderful years with your special Mom. Aunt Lena was definitely the hostess with the mostest! Even in her 90’s! She made the most delicious foods including her famous pepperoni rolls! and her yummy desserts! Her sweet, friendly, caring, giving & faith-filled personality always made her a favorite to be with. I offer you my sincere heartfelt sympathy and condolences for the loss of your beloved dear Mom. May she Rest in Eternal Peace along with your Dad and Kim. All my love, Anne Maria Rostick

  • Deepest sympathy to Lena’s Family, particularly to Melanie and Jolene. Your Mother’s sincere Love for you has provided many wonderful memories that are tucked in your hearts. They will remain there for all time. Many Blessings as you grieve this tremendous loss. Marianne Oratorio

  • Dear Melanie and Jolene,

    I am so very sorry for this sudden passing of your beloved mother. You were indeed blessed to have had her for such a long time and with her good health. I remember you two sharing stories of Little Lena while in Jaycees and Melanie, while in the Senate. You have many good memories to keep in your hearts, and know she is with her family and loved ones in heaven.
    The jolt of her passing is difficult, as was my father’s, but the memories and blessings will sustain you.

  • Jolene & Family,

    My condolences on the passing of your mother. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Melanie,
    So sorry to hear about your loss. Your mother sounded like a wonderful person and I know you will miss her.
    It was great that she had a long life to spend with you and was able to give to so much to many others.
    Our family prays for you in this difficult time.
    God bless you and your family.

    The Falkowski family.

  • Dear Melanie & Jolene, So very sorry for your loss.

  • To Melanie Angotti and Family
    So sorry to hear about the passing of your mother. For many years I would see her at 5:00 mass at Holy Family until I moved to Middletown. She was such a nice lady and will surely be missed. Sending hugs and prayers at this difficult time….Ronnie McMahon

  • We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are will you all.

    With Sympathy,
    The Muzzi Family

  • Dear Melanie and Family,
    So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    Love, George & Janet Johnson 🙏🏻🙏🏻

  • Melanie and Jolene:
    So sorry to hear about your mom. She was a wonderful person. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • Hello Melanie and Jolene
    Your mom was so kind to all. She no doubt lived a long happy life. My sympathy and condolences to you and your family in her passing. We have lots of good memories as kids. I wish you all good times remembering her always.
    Mary Ann

  • Melanie & Jolene – My sincerest condolences on the passing of your mother. Sending love and comfort to you and your family.

  • Melanie and Jolene,
    Your mom was so kind and loving. Many happy memories of spending time with our families. So sorry for your loss. God bless
    Michelle Torre

  • Melanie and Jolene, we are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Joan, Jamie, Lora Barta and family

  • Dear Melanie, Jolene and Family,
    We were so sorry to hear about the passing of your Mom. Mother’s play such an important role in our lives that can never be replaced, and no matter how long we have them with us, we are never prepared for the loss. What a beautiful video of so many wonderful moments with your Mom. Sending hugs and please know that you both are in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Linda, Hugh, Keira and Mochi

  • I know I am one of many Block employees who savored your Mom’s delicious cooking; many years of pepperoni rolls for our year end party; soups and sauces. I loved how you called your Mom every day and your ring tone when she called you. I am glad I met her.

  • We are so sorry for your loss of Lena. I just ran across this and haven’t seen her in over 20 years . I used to own a hair salon on Mirkwood highway and she was my old client, got many years we had a lot of laughs and she loved our religion. So sorry for your loss of such a beautiful lady- Rip mrs Lena💔🙏 Yvette Trincia Snyder