Cosmo Fontana

Mr. Cosmo Fontana

AGE: 92 • Brick

Cosmo J. Fontana passed away peacefully in his home with his family by his side on Saturday, May 17, 2014. He was 92 years old.

Cosmo was born in Newark, NJ and lived in Brick, NJ since 1975. He is predeceased by his beloved wife Frances of 58 years.

Cosmo was a combat veteran of WWII and served proudly from 1942-1945. He was retired from the US Postal Service in Newark, NJ and later from the Brick Township Board of Education where he was a school bus driver for 20 years.

He is survived by two sons, Cosmo Jr. and his wife Tammi Fontana of Brick, NJ and his son Damian and wife Laura Fontana who also live in Brick. He leaves behind his beloved nephew Bert and wife Christine Zoino of Tinton Falls, NJ. He is also survived by six grandchildren who he loved dearly. Ashley, Matthew, Dana, Melissa, Carlyn and Dustin and his great-grandson, Dylan.

Visiting will be on Tuesday from 4-8pm at the O'Brien Funeral Home, 505 Burnt Tavern Road, Brick. The funeral service and entombment will be on Wednesday 10am in St. Catharine's Mausoleum, Sea Girt, NJ. For more information or to send condolences please visit

Funeral Home

O'Brien Funeral Home
505 Burnt Tavern Road  Brick, NJ 08724
(732) 889-8600

Published in Asbury Park Press on May 19, 2014