Elena Adele Tocci Lockerbie, 73, of Beachwood, passed away at Tallwoods Care Center, Bayville, NJ on February 17, 2022. Born in Brooklyn, New York to Richard and Virgina Tocci, her family moved to Seaside Heights, New Jersey when she was a young teenager.
Elena enjoyed every summer at the beach with her younger sister, Diana. Together they would explore local Amusement Parks where the thrill of the day was riding the Wild Mouse roller coaster. She appreciated the time working with her mother, Virginia, on the Casino Pier. Elena spent many years working in the Sales and Service Industry. She loved interacting with people and making them happy. Elena had a passion for music and dancing. In her free time, she would walk the boardwalk, attend shows and play games in the Atlantic City Casinos.
Elena was very proud of her children, Theresa Ney, Patricia Braun, and Steven Lockerbie. They meant the world to her. She cherished her grandchildren, Joshua, Lauren, Justin, Heather, and Sarah. In addition, relished the time spent with her great grandchild, Gianna, who lit up her world especially when born on her birthday. In addition, Skylar and baby Willow, who inherited her beautiful dimples.
Elena is predeceased by her son Steven Lockerbie and parents, Virginia and Richard Tocci.
She is survived by her daughters, Theresa Ney of Pt. St. Lucie, Florida, and Patricia Braun and her husband Kevin of Tampa, Florida; 5 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; her loving sister, Diana Slattery of Beachwood, NJ; brother, Richard Tocci and his wife Barbara of Holbrook, NY, and her beloved yorkies, Cubby and Zoe.
Burial will take place on Saturday, February 19, 2022 at 10:30 am at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, 62 Cedar Grove Road, Toms River, NJ.