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Date of Birth January 05, 1927

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Date of Passing October 24, 2016

Angelo E. Garaffa

from , New Jersey, United States

Angelo E. GaraffaAGE: 89 • FreeholdAngelo E. Garaffa, 89, of Freehold, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Monday, October 24, 2016 at his home. Angelo was born on January 5, 1927 in Perth Amboy, where he also grew up. On November 26, 1955, he married the love of his life, Florence M. (Straniero) Garaffa. Following their marriage, Angelo and Florence moved to Hazlet to raise their family. In 2013, they settled in Freehold. Before retiring, Angelo worked as a self-employed building contractor. He was also a proud U.S. Army veteran, having served during World War II. He was predeceased by his son, Richard Garaffa, his parents, Samuel and Eleanor (Matteucci) Garaffa, and his siblings, Rosemarie Mandy, John Garaffa, Faust Garaffa, and Bill Garaffa. Angelo is survived by his beloved wife of 60 years, Florence M. Garaffa, his loving children, Angela Dorsi and her husband, Richard, of Hazlet, Denise Zolnowski and her husband, Bruce, of Freehold, his dear siblings, Gail Dougherty, Alma Ballschneider, Colette DeFillippo, Arlene Bellotti and her husband, Chuck, Jayne Blamer-Sims, Joseph Garaffa, Fred Garaffa and his wife, Sandy, along with his cherished grandchildren, Michael Zolnowski, Anthony Zolnowski, Gabriella Dorsi, and Gianna Dorsi. He will be deeply missed, but never forgotten.Family and friends are invited to visit on Wednesday, October 26th from 2-4 & 7-9 PM, and Thursday morning, October 27th from 8:30 to 9:15 AM, at the Shore Point Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 3269 State Hwy./Rt. 35 N., Hazlet. Mass of Christian Burial, Thursday morning, October 27th, 10 AM, St. Benedict R.C. Church, Holmdel. Interment, St. Joseph Cemetery, Keyport. For information, directions, or to send condolences to the family, visit, www.shorepointfh.com.
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