Amelia T. Brackenbury

Amelia T. Brackenbury (nee Weinschreider), 85, of Old Tappan since 1977, passed away on Thursday, October 26, 2023. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Milton and her son Mark. Cherished mother of Scott and wife Jennifer of Harrington Park, Teresa Angelakos and husband Peter of Emerson, Jeannette Kammlott and husband Robert of Norwood, Andrew and wife Debbie of Oakland, Catherine Brackenbury of West New York. Adored grandmother of 14 and great-grandmother of two. Dearest sister of Marie Ottomanelli and her husband Nick and the late Edward Weinschreider. She is also survived by many other loving relatives and dear friends. 

Amelia was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend. She was the sweetest, kindest and most selfless person anyone could ever know.  Amellia had a strong Christian faith and lived a life in service of Christ.  She was a parishioner of St. Pius X Church, Old Tappan and a member of the Old Tappan Fire Dept. Ladies Auxiliary.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday, October 30, 2023 at 11 AM at St. Pius X RC Church, Old Tappan. Visiting hours are Sunday, October 29, 2023 from 2-6 PM at Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Ave, Northvale (201-767-3050).

In lieu of flowers, donations in Amelia’s memory may be made to either

St. Pius X RC Church at 268 Old Tappan Road, Old Tappan NJ 07675 or

The Old Tappan Fire Department at 231 Old Tappan Road Old Tappan NJ 07675


  1. We will miss that happy smile when she saw you, she was one of the sweetest and kindest women I know.She will be missed by all who knew her.. Thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time ♥️

  2. Very sorry for your family’s loss.
    May her memory be eternal.

  3. Always a big smile and took her time to ask
    How are you ?God Bless

  4. Such a beautiful person – so blessed to have crossed paths during morning walks for many years. Heaven is a happier place with Amelia’s presence. Our thoughts and prayers to Amelia’s family and friends.

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