Michael J. DeNittis
AGE: 94 • Port Reading
Michael James DeNittis, 94, of Port Reading passed away Monday, Feb. 3, 2014 at the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick. Born in Port Reading he was a lifelong resident. Michael was a retired head custodian for the Woodbridge Board of Education for twenty five years. He was a member of St. Anthony of Padua R.C. Church, Port Reading and proudly served his country with the United States Army during WWII.
He is predeceased by his parents, Matteo and Angelina (Pannunzio) DeNittis; his loving wife of sixty seven years, Olympia "Lee" (Barbato) DeNittis; his daughter, Michele DeNittis; his brother, Frank Spadafranca, and a sister, Elizabeth Kwiatkowski. Michael is survived by his daughter, Ann McDonald and her husband George of Fords; his siblings, Jennie DeNittis, Phyllis Matchko, Carmella Martino, Ralph DeNittis, Margaret Somers; his granddaughters, AnnMarie McDonald of Ewing, and Megan McDonald of Fords.
Funeral services will be held Friday 9:00am from the Gerity & Chubenko Funeral Home, 411 Amboy Ave., (Rt. 35), Woodbridge followed by a 9:30am Mass of Resurrection from St. Anthony of Padua R.C. Church, with burial at St. James Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday 2pm to 4pm and 7pm to 9pm at the funeral home. To send online condolences, please visit www.gerityfh.com.
Published in Home News Tribune on Feb. 5, 2014