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Salvatore Nigro

AGE: 81 • Middletown

Salvatore Nigro, 81, of Middletown, NJ, died on October 18, 2017 in Red Bank, NJ. He was born in Buccheri, Sicily, came to the USA in 1954 and lived in Bronx, NY, and Paramus, NJ before moving to Middletown 5 years ago. Salvatore was a licensed florist in Argentina working for his father in his shop. When he arrived in New York he worked as a plasterer for Morell & Brown New York, NY where he was an expert in his trade and known as "Michelangelo". He also worked as a Labor Foreman for Local 23 and Local 79 for Nico Construction and Lehr Construction both of NY, NY. He was a veteran of the US Army. Sal was a member of the Bronx Corleone Club, the Bronx Juventus Soccer Club, the Senior Pioneers of Paramus, and the Middletown Senior Center.

Surviving are his wife of 57 years, Irene Nigro; son and daughter-in-law, Vito Salvatore and his wife Debra Nigro of Middletown; son, Rocco Nigro and his fiancee Caroline of Middletown; son, Salvatore Nigro, Jr. of Astoria, NY; and his 4 grandchildren, Christina, Vincent, Rocco Jr. and Domenick Nigro.

Visitation will be held Sunday, October 22, 2017, 4 pm - 8 pm and on Monday, October 23, 2017, 4 pm - 8 pm at John F. Pfleger Funeral Home, 115 Tindall Road, Middletown. Funeral services are scheduled for Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 9:30 am at the funeral home. A Funeral Liturgy will be offered at 10:30 am at St Mary's Chapel, 26 Leonardville Rd., New Monmouth, NJ. Burial will follow at Fair View Cemetery, Middletown.

If desired please consider a contribution in Salvatore's name to the St Jude Children's Research Hospital 501 St Jude Pl, Memphis Tenn, 38105 or Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center POBox 27105 New York, New York, 10117-2504. For more information, to send condolences or for directions, please visit
Published in Asbury Park Press on Oct. 21, 2017
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