Susanne C. (Dobratz) Affinito, 87, of South Plainfield died on Sunday, March 1, 2009, at Somerset Medical Center in Somerville.
Born in Manhattan, N.Y., Mrs. Affinito resided in Hackensack and Fort Lee before moving to the Bronx, N.Y., where she resided for 40 years, before finally settling in South Plainfield in 1986. She was employed as a waitress for Scafferts Restaurant in Manhattan for 10 years and was a communicant of Our Lady of Czestochowa R.C. Church in South Plainfield.
Susanne was predeceased by her husband, Pascuale "Patsy" Affinito, who died in 2001.
Surviving are her daughters, Patricia Egan and her husband, Frank, of South Plainfield and Marie Brown and her husband, Joseph, of Macungie, Pa.; her son, Joseph Affinito and his wife, Shirley, of South Plainfield, and her sisters, Florence Smith of Mount Vernon, N.Y., Matilda Iarpoli and her husband, Teddy, also of Mount Vernon, N.Y., and Rita Stark and her husband, Joseph, of Cheshire, Conn. Also surviving are her grandchildren, Joe and Lisa Affinito, Christopher Egan and Jodie Hart, as well as her great-granddaughter, Alonnah Hart.