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Robert Tortorello

October 27, 2018
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Robert Tortorello, 96, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on October 27, 2018.

Robert was born and raised in Newark and resided many years in Manahawkin.  He was a US Army Veteran during WWII, where he received the American Campaign, Asiatic Pacific Campaign, Good Conduct, and WWII Victory Metals.  Robert received his bachelor degree at Uppsala College, served as a counselor on the Newark Board of Education and was the co-owner of Rosso’s Gourmet & Fruit Shop.

Beloved husband of the late Marge Tortorello.  Loving uncle of Kenneth Spatola, Richard Spatola, Danny Tortorello, Joyce Tortorello and Phyllis Giordano.  Great-uncle of Danielle Giordano Bojczak.  He was the last surviving of 6 siblings. 

Visitation at the Leonardis Memorial Home 210 Ridgedale Avenue, Florham Park on Wednesday from 2-5pm.  Funeral on Thursday assembling at 8:45am followed by the funeral mass at St. Rose of Lima Church in East Hanover at 9:45am.  Interment at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Manahawkin. 

In lieu of flowers:


Donations may be made to:

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856
Web: http://www.stjude.org/


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