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Nicholas J Velardi

AGE: 95 • Manchester

Nicholas J Velardi 95 of Manchester died Saturday January 28, 2017 at Harrogate Nursing & rehab in Lakewood. Born in Newark, he resided in Fords for 30 years and Belleville for 15 years before moving to Manchester in 1986. He served in the Navy from 1942-45. He worked as a Production Controller for 25 years for the Lakehurst Naval Air Station, then for the Middlesex County Probation Dept as an investigator until 1986. He was the Maître de for the Friar Tuck Inn in Cedar Grover for 50 years. An avid golfer and tennis player he was the catcher and designated runner as the oldest active player on the Owls Softball Team. He was a member of the Leisure Knoll VFW #10022. Surviving are his wife of 73 years, Geraldine, 2 sons, Richard & his wife Mary of Manchester, Steve & companion Elizabeth Dinardo of Sayreville, 3 daughters, Rosemary Zizza of Monroe, Patricia Velardi of Toms River and Cynthia Velardi of Manchester, and 9 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. Visitation is Wednesday 4-9 PM at Oliverie Funeral Home 2925 Ridgeway Rd Manchester. Funeral Liturgy is Thursday 10 AM at St John's Church Lakehurst with entombment to follow at Ocean County Memorial Park, Toms River. In lieu of flowers please make donations to 501 St Jude's Place Memphis TN 38105.

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Published in Asbury Park Press on Jan. 30, 2017
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