Michael C., 78, of Township of Washington, NJ, passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 3, 2010. Beloved husband of Ebba Gagliardi (nee Gronkjaer). Devoted father of John Gagliardi and Michelle Iacovelli and her husband Mark. Loving grandfather of Mark and Kyle. He was adored by Eva and Emma, his two dogs. Michael was a kindhearted man, loving father and loyal friend who will be missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him. Mike was a salesman for Hormel Foods for over 30 years who never missed a day of selling cold cuts. He will smile down at us when we buy our Hormel Dilusso Genoa Salami, Sopprassata and our Pepperoni. Every time we share a good meal he will be seated with us. He touched the lives of many with the funny things he said and did. Everyone who had the pleasure of knowing him will have a memory that will make them laugh and smile. Funeral Service to be held on Thursday, 10 AM, at Becker Funeral Home, 219 Kinderkamack Road, Westwood, NJ. Interment to follow at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, NY. The family will receive relatives and friends on Wednesday, 2-4 and 7-9 PM.
Published in The Record/Herald News on Sept. 6, 2011