Salvatore Pezzino, 89, of Lanoka Harbor, died peacefully at home
surrounded by his loving family on July 6, 2014.
Born in Newark, he
lived in Irvington, Toms River and Whiting before moving to Lanoka
Harbor. He was employed with the Operator Engineers Local #68 for
maintenance and repairs on buildings. Prior to that he was employed with
Essex County as a Stationary Engineer for Turbine Boilers.
served his country in the US Army, 82nd Airborne Division, during World
War II. He is the recipient of two Bronze Stars and received the Purple
Heart for his valor in action.
Sal is predeceased by his son Joseph.
Surviving are his children; Debra Manley and husband Tom, Barbara
Morrone and husband Damian, Patricia Bajcar and husband Jack, JoAnne
Chodak and husband Craig and Sally Trappe. Also surviving are ten
grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Visiting hours will be
Thursday, July 10 from 10 a.m. to the 11:45 a.m. service time, in the
Mastapeter Funeral Home, 270 Atlantic City Blvd., Bayville. Burial will
follow to New Jersey Veterans Cemetery, Wrightstown.
In lieu of flowers,
donations in Sal's memory to the American Heart Association, (heart.org),
would be appreciated.