Pugliano, Anthony F., 80, of Tinton Falls (formerly of Riverdale), passed away on Wednesday, October 30, 2019. Devoted husband of the late Lucy Pugliano (nee Manicone) who passed away in 2017. Beloved father of Anthony Pugliano and his wife Sharon, Dina Beckner, Corrine Pacelli, and Anthony Pacelli and his wife Michele. Cherished grandfather of Nicolese, Michael, Biaggio, Ilyssa, Marissa, and Anthony. He was predeceased by his grandson Ryan. Dear brother of the late Joann Bellofatto. Anthony will be greatly missed by many nieces and nephews.
Born in Paterson, Anthony moved to Wayne and then to Riverdale where he resided for 10 years before recently moving to Tinton Falls. He was a member of the United States Army serving from 1959-1965. Prior to retiring, Anthony worked for the Wayne Township Water Department. He was a parishioner of St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church in Lincoln Park.
Anthony's family will receive their friends on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 from
4-8 PM at Gaita Memorial Home, 154 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Little Falls. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 11 AM at St. Joseph's Church, 216 Comly Road, Lincoln Park. Please meet directly at church. Disposition will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital at www.stjude.org or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Envelopes will be provided by the funeral home during visiting hours.