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AGE: 92 • Scotch Plains
Antonio Araneo, 92, of Scotch Plains, died Oct. 28, 2011, at Overlook Hospital in Summit. Born in Pescopagano, Potenza, Italy, Antonio immigrated to Venezuela prior to coming to the United States in 1959, living in Westfield, NJ and settling to Scotch Plains in 1964 and has been a resident since. Antonio served with the Italian Army along side Allied Forces during WWII. He worked as a Mason for over 25 years with the BAU Local 34 in Parsippany, retiring in 1984. Some of his favorite pastimes were playing Bocci and Scopa with his Pisanos.
Antonio is predeceased by his wife, Nancy M. (2008), he is survived by his son, Fabio and wife Linda and daughter, Maria C.; and grandchildren, Anthony M. and Stephanie L.
Funeral will be Monday, Oct. 31 2011, 9 am at the Rossi Funeral Home, 1937 Westfield Ave., Scotch Plains. Funeral Mass 9:30 am St.Bartholomew the Apostle Church. Interment will be at Fairview Cemetery in Westfield. Visitation Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to
, 30 East 33rd St., New York, NY 10016, or
NJ Office Center Pointe II, Suite 103, 1160 Rte 22 East, Bridgewater, NJ 08807. Letters of remembrance may be left at www.therossifuneralhome.com.
Published in Courier News on Oct. 29, 2011