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Peter Petrucelli


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Peter Petrucelli

Toms River - Peter Petrucelli, 96, passed away March 12, 2018 at his home in Toms River. Mr. Petrucelli was born and raised in Orange, NJ moving to Verona for many years and finally settling in Toms River. He served in the US Marine Corps during World War II. He trained as a Paratrooper and Parachute Rigger in Lakehurst, NJ. He was a member of the Lakehurst Society of Blimp Paratroopers and of the Marine Corp League. He was an avid golfer and was in the Greenbriar Woodlands hole-in-one club. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather and will be greatly missed by all. Mr. Petrucelli is predeceased by his five brothers and three sisters. Peter is survived by his wife of 68 years, Anna, children, Jeffrey Petrucelli and his wife Dianne and Cathy Petrucelli, grandchildren, Michael Petrucelli and his wife Megan and their son, Peter's great grandson Easton, Andrew Petrucelli and his wife Merisa and Stephen Petrucelli. Memorial Gathering will be held on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 from 11AM-12PM at the D'Elia Funeral Home 1300 Vermont Ave. Lakewood, NJ 08701. Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 12PM at the funeral home. Cremation will be held privately. In lieu of flowers please make donations in Peter's memory to the Navy Lakehurst Historical Society at NLHS Inc. PO Box 328 Lakehurst, NJ 08733.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Mar. 16, 2018
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