Born May 20, 1922, in Scoglitti, Sicily, she was the daughter of the late Giovanni Cannizzo and Orazia Sereno Cannizzo. She was also predeceased by her husband, the late Rocco Zagra.
Mrs. Zagra was employed at the former Lisa Marie and Gary Lee Sportswear blouse factories in the Easton and Phillipsburg area, where she worked as a seamstress for 20 years. She was a member of St. Philip & St. James Catholic Church in Phillipsburg as well as the ILGWU. In her hometown of Scoglitti, she was active in the Catholic Church teaching children's catechism classes.
Angela is survived by her children: Alessio Zagra and wife, Suellen, Giovanni Zagra and wife, Loretta, Salvatore Zagra and wife, Carolyn, and daughter, Mary Jean Judd and husband, Peter, in addition to nine grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Zagra was also predeceased by a brother, Frank Cannizzo.
A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, at 10 a.m. at St. Philip & St. James Catholic Church, 430 South Main St. in Phillipsburg, NJ. There are no calling hours and the interment will be at St. Philip & St. James Cemetery in Greenwich Township, NJ.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hunterdon Hospice, 2100 Westcott Dr., Flemington, NJ 08822 (908) 788-6600. www.hunterdonhealthcare.org