Dominick J. Cuozzo

Dominick J. Cuozzo

AGE: 85 • Toms River

Dominick J. Cuozzo, 85, of Toms River, formerly of Wood-Ridge and Jersey City, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013. Born in Hoboken to the late Frank and Carmella Cuozzo. He was a Navy veteran of W.W. II. Before retiring, Dominick was a salesman for Store Dynamics in Elmwood Park. Previously, he was a mailman for the U.S. Post Office in Jersey City for 20 years. Dominick was a saxophone player with his band, Dominick Cuozzo and his Orchestra and also owned Cuozzo School of Music in Jersey City.

Beloved husband of 61 years to Marie (nee Lupino) Cuozzo. Devoted father of Donna Femiano and her husband Frank of Staten Island, Pastor Frank Cuozzo and his wife Margaret of North Bergen, and Lisa Autino and her husband Ugo of Wood-Ridge. Dear brother of Frank Cuozzo and his wife Patricia of Whiting and the late Marie Epps. Loving grandfather of Dominick and his wife Nicole, Christina and her husband Tim, Carlo, Christian, Elizabeth, Lauren and Nicole. Cherished great-grandfather of Frank and Olivia.

Visitation from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 1 at Costa Memorial Home, Boulevard and Central Ave., Hasbrouck Heights. Funeral 8:30 a.m. Saturday, March 2 from the funeral home, followed by a 9:30 a.m. Funeral Liturgy from Our Lady of the Assumption R.C. Church, Wood-Ridge. Interment following at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 would be appreciated.

Published in Asbury Park Press on Mar. 1, 2013