Monica Acquaviva

February 3, 1973 - November 15, 2019

Monica Acquaviva, 46, of Geneva, IL. formerly of Middletown, NJ. passed away on Friday, November 15, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family.  Monica was born on February 3, 1973 in Elizabeth, NJ., the daughter of Cheryl Lynn and Joseph Macrina.  She was united in marriage to David Lawrence Acquaviva on August 16, 1997 in Middletown, NJ.

Monica is survived by her loving husband of twenty-two years, David Acquaviva; two daughters, Emily and Molly Acquaviva; her mother and father, Cheryl Lynn (Joseph) Macrina; and her brother, Jeffrey Hulanick.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 PM on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at Moss Family Funeral Home, 209 S. Batavia Ave. Batavia, Il. 60510.  Funeral services will begin with prayers at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at the funeral home. A funeral Mass will follow at 10:30 A.M. at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 2300 Main St. Batavia, Il. 60510.  Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donation in Monica’s name may be made to The Side-Out Foundation at

Guest Book

  • David Brown Our hearts are heavy after learning that such a beautiful person has left us too soon. We take comfort in knowing Monica had such a positive influence on so many. Our love and prayers go out to David, Emily & Molly and the entire Acquaviva family.
  • Ewa Couper Monica will be so greatly missed. I have known Monica for the past 3 years and she has always been wonderful and kind, whether it was my first time seeing her that day or 3rd time calling the school about this/that. Sending love to Monica's family during this difficult time.
  • Laura Silkworth David - this was heartbreaking to hear. My sincere condolences on a personal level as well as from Engie. Praying for some peace for your family during this most difficult life event.
  • Shaunak Dave We will miss Monica greatly and we are sorry for your loss. Sending our love and prayers to David, Emily, Molly and the family.
  • Emy & Mar Mendoza We don't see much of Monica but my daughter and granddaughter were very close to her.. Molly and Cassidy see each other all the time. She was a very nice lady devoted to her family. She will surely be missed. Rest in peace Monica.
  • Lori TrippiPayne Monica was an inspiration to us all. She will be greatly missed by our family and by our BHS Volleyball family. Love to David, Emily, Molly and family during this most difficult time.
  • The McLaughlins We loved Monica, and will miss her greatly. All of our love and support to David, Emily & Molly.