Michael Affronte

Michael A., age 81, of Edgewater, Florida, died on December 8, 2012. Born and raised in Garfield, he moved to Edgewater in 1980. He was the plant foreman for Matheson Gas Co. in East Rutherford before his relocation to Florida. He was the owner of the Cozy Corner in New Smyrna Beach for 10 years before his retirement. He served in the U. S. Air Force, he was a member of the Italian-American Club in Edgewater, and he was a parishioner of Saints Peter and Paul Polish National Church, Passaic. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Cecilia M. (nee Vronka); two sons, Michael A., Jr. and Anthony A. "Tony"; one daughter, Debbie Tursick; one brother, Sammy Affronte; three sisters, Clara Soccio; Angie Ridgell, and Connie Kozak, and nine grandchildren. He is predeceased by his sister, Anna Del Pozzo. The funeral is Saturday, December 15, 2012, arriving at the Aloia Funeral Home at 8 AM followed by a 9 AM Mass at Saints Peter and Paul Polish National Church, Passaic. Interment St. Peter's Greek Catholic Cemetery, Garfield. Visiting Friday 7-9 PM. The Affronte family is in the care of the Aloia Funeral Home, 180 Harrison Ave., Garfield (973-340-7077). Condolences/Directions visit aloiafuneral.com
Published in The Record on Dec. 13, 2012