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Anthony M. Amoroso

AGE: 95 • Newton

Anthony M. Amoroso, 95, of Newton, died Saturday, October 29, 2016, at home.

Born in Jersey City, Anthony lived in Paramus, then retired to Forked River and moved to Newton four years ago. He was a United States World War II Army veteran, serving from 1942 to 1945. A carpenter with Local 253 United Brotherhood of Carpenters in Hackensack, Anthony retired at the age of 62.

The son of the late Enrico and Josephine (nee Collava) Amoroso, Anthony was also predeceased by his wife, Virginia F. Amoroso, on October 17, 2010, as well as six siblings. He is survived by five children, Nancy Hoffnagle and husband, Terry, of Newton, Mark Amoroso and wife, Sharyn, of Walnut Creek, California, Janet Anstatt and husband, Robert, of Barnegat, Jeffrey Amoroso of Little Ferry, James A. Amoroso and wife, Gloria of Paramus; nine grandchildren, Ryan, Amy, Megan, Arthur, Kevin, Robert, Lily, Grace and Julia.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, November 4, 2016, at Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Cemetery in Wrightstown.

Memorial donations may be made to Wounded Warriors Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66674 or Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice, 99 Sparta Avenue, Newton, NJ 07860.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Smith-McCracken Funeral Home, 63 High Street, Newton. Online condolences may be offered at www.smithmc crackenfuneralhome.com.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Nov. 1, 2016
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