Joseph P. Lezza

Joseph P. Lezza

AGE: 67 • Waretown

Joseph P. Lezza, 67, of Waretown, died on July 28, 2013 at his home. He was born in Hoboken, NJ and lived in Middletown before moving to Waretown one year ago. He received his BS degree in Accounting from St. Peter's College and worked as an accountant for Phillips in Somerset for 20 years, retiring in 2002. He was a member of the Hoboken Italian Festival committee and the Madonna dei Martiri Society. Joseph served in the US Army during the Vietnam War from 1967 to 1969.

Surviving are his wife of 42 years, Maria Lezza; son, Joseph Lezza; mother, Mary Lezza; sisters and brothers-in-law, Maryann and David Cicero and Bernadette and James Conahan; sister-in-law, Antonia Cella; 3 nephews, Thomas, James and Brian; 4 nieces, Pamela, Natalie, Melissa and Jessica. Joseph was preceded in death by his father Sabino Lezza.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, July 30, 2013 from 2-4 & 7-9 pm at John F. Pfleger Funeral Home, 115 Tindall Road, Middletown. A Funeral Liturgy will be offered Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at 9:15 am at St. Mary's Chapel, 26 Leonardville Rd., Middletown. Entombment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, N. Arlington. Contributions may be made to: The Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research, 1111 Stewart Ave, Bethpage, NY 11714. For more information, to send condolences or for directions, please visit

Funeral Home

John F. Pfleger Funeral Home
115 Tindall Road Middletown, NJ 07748
(732) 671-1326

Published in Asbury Park Press on July 29, 2013