Rudolph V. Valentino Jr.
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Rudolph V. "Rudy" Valentino, Jr., 57, of Edison, died Saturday, April 24, 2010, at Haven Hospice at JFK Medical Center in Edison. He was born in Plainfield and resided in Edison most of his life. He worked as a tree surgeon and general foreman with Tree Preservation and Asplundh Tree Co. for 25 years. Rudy enjoyed boating, fishing, NASCAR races, working in his yard, and his faithful companion and dog Molly. He was a wonderful and caring coach at the North Edison little league, a great friend, father, and husband. He truly was the "go to" man for everyone and we will all miss him greatly.
He was predeceased by his mother, Gloria McCluney; his father-in-law, Frank "Sharky" Novis; and brother-in-law, David Novis. He is survived by his beloved wife of 32 years, Donna Novis Valentino; loving children, Rudy V. and his wife Rosemary Nolan- Valentino of Point Pleasant Boro, his "little girl" Kristin to whom he was a great father; father, Rudolph V. Sr. and his wife Ruth of Danville, Va.; sister, Lorrie Valentino and her husband Rex Weimer of Eagle River, Alaska; mother-in-law, Dolores Novis; sisters-in-law, Cindy Matula and her husband Michael, and Denise Stremlo; brother-in-law, Ronald Novis and his wife Michelle; and also 11 cherished nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, April 28, 2010, at a time to be announced from Flynn and Son/ Koyen Funeral Home, 319 Amboy Ave., Metuchen, N.J. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Condolence messages may be sent to our web address at: www.flynnfuneral. com.

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Published by Home News Tribune on Apr. 25, 2010.
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Donna and Family,
So sorry to hear the news. Rudy will be missed by all. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your children.
Love, Denny and Sandy
Sandy Sipe
May 12, 2010

I am saddened by the news of your beloved Rudy. I remember fondly the story of his famous name. You and your family are in my thoughts. I send you my love during this very hard time. May you find comfort in the love of your family and friends.

Amy Mathys
Amy Mathys
April 30, 2010
Dear Donna and family,

I was so very sorry to hear about the loss of your beloved husband Rudy. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. God Bless You. Kathleen Page Carlucci
Kathleen Carlucci
April 28, 2010
My heart goes out to you are yours. Donna, you and the family are in my prayers. Stay strong.

Christian Harris
April 27, 2010
Dear Donna and Family: Words cannot adequately express the sorrow I feel for your loss. Gone too soon - dear Rudy - May you rest in the arms of the angels. Cyndy, Jim & Victoria
Cyndy Shersick
April 27, 2010
April 26, 2010
April 26, 2010
We are so sad to her of your loss. We are going to miss Rudy. He always had a smile and made us laugh. Rudy will be missed by all of us.
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Judy Triola
April 26, 2010
We are thinking of you all and wishing you peace in this time of sadness. We are so very sorry for your loss. Lindsay Harris and Evan Reiss
Lindsay Harris
April 25, 2010
We are so very sorry for your loss. It is never easy to lose a loved one and Rudy sounds like an amazing person. He certainly leaves behind a wonderful family. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
John and Rose Marie Sztybel
April 25, 2010
We are so very sorry to hear about the loss of Big Rudy. Our deepest sympathy to all the family. Lloyd and Sara Harris
Sara Dudley Harris
April 25, 2010
Rudy was one of kind -- there for anyone who needed him. He will be truly missed by us all - Denise, Gus and Greg
Denise Stremlo
April 25, 2010
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