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Richard A. "Tony" Cavallero

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Richard A. "Tony" Cavallero

AGE: 94 • Perth Amboy

Richard A. "Tony" Cavallero, 94 of Perth Amboy, passed away on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at Amboy Care Center, Perth Amboy with his family by his side. Tony was born in Port Reading before moving to Woodbridge and then to Perth Amboy. He served his country during World War II in the United States Army and received the rank of Staff Sergeant. He was a Pearl Harbor survivor. He was employed by Leon Sewitch & Sons in Perth Amboy as a Foreman for over 30 years. He retired in 1981. Tony was a member and shop Stewart of Laborers Union, Local 72, a Counselor at the Salvation Army in Perth Amboy, past president of Stack - Hansen Housing Resident Counsel, a member of the American Legion. Post 45 and a parishioner of Blessed John Paul II Parish at St. Mary's Church.

He is preceded in death by his devoted wife, Mary (nee Kibala); loving son of Alfredo and Filomena (nee Racca); dear brother of Armando, James, Alfred, Dominic Cavallero and Marion Zega and Dorothy Mesar. He is survived by his beloved children Kathleen and her husband Anthony Pellegrino, Richard and his wife Chong AE Cavallero; cherished brother of Florence Zega, Adeline Muzycka, Jean Maskall and Robert Cavallero; adored grandfather of 6 and great-grandfather of 2.

We begin to leave on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 9:15 am from the Gustav J. Novak Funeral Home, 419 Barclay Street, Perth Amboy for a funeral mass at 10:00 am at Blessed John Paul II Parish at St. Mary's Church. Burial will be at St., James Cemetery. Visiting is on Friday from 2 ~ 4 & 7 ~ 9pm.



Published in Home News Tribune from July 23 to July 24, 2014
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