AMerican Veteran 11

Daniel J. Gammo

August 17, 2023
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Daniel J. Gammo, Jr., of Long Branch, passed away peacefully in his home on August 17, 2023. 

He was born and raised in Newark, N.J.  He was 94 years old.  In 1985, he made Long Branch his permanent home with his beloved wife, the late Helen (Pettoni) Gammo.  

At 17 years old, Daniel Joined the Army to serve in WWII.  He received an Honorable Discharge.  Daniel earned the Army of Occupation Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.  Daniel was so proud to be a Veteran.  He loved wearing his Veteran hat for all to know he served his country. 

Danny was a foreman for Edson Tool Company in Belleville, NJ for 28 years.  After he retired in 1985, Dan kept very busy.  He loved to work with his hands doing various jobs.

Daniel really loved the beach, ocean and boardwalk.  He was truly happy going to Pier Village in Long Branch to pass the time away with his friends. 

Daniel was pre-deceased by his beautiful wife Helen (Pettoni) Gammo.  Beloved father of Daniel M. Gammo, his wife Deborah, Elaine Walker and her late husband Donald.  Loving Pop Pop to Steven Walker, his wife Lisa, Alyssa Fioretto her husband Frank, Alexa Gammo and Ava Gammo.  Proud Great-Pop Pop of Jackson Donald and Hunter Daniel. 

Visitation at the Leonardis Memorial Home, Inc., 210 Ridgedale Avenue, Florham Park on Wednesday from 9-11am, followed by the funeral mass at St. Rose of Lima Church in East Hanover at 11:30am.  Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in East Hanover.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Daniel’s name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, see donation box below for details….

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August 23, 2023

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Leonardis Memorial Home
210 Ridgedale Ave
Florham Park, NJ 07932

Funeral Mass
August 23, 2023

11:30 AM
St Rose of Lima Church
312 Ridgedale Ave
East Hanover, NJ 07936

August 23, 2023

Gate Of Heaven Cemetery
225 Ridgedale Ave
East Hanover, NJ 07936


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856


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