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Antonio Cifelli

January 4, 1938 ~ May 18, 2020 (age 82)


 Antonio Cifelli

Beloved Husband, Father, Brother and Grandfather, 82


Mr. Antonio Cifelli, 82, of Belleville, NJ, passed away on Monday, May 18, 2020 at Mountainside Hospital, Glen Ridge.  Because of current health advisories, private funeral services were held with an entombment at Glendale Chapel Mausoleum, Bloomfield.  A memorial service will be celebrated at a later date.


Mr. Cifelli was born in Castelpetroso, Isernia, Italy and immigrated to Nutley in 1957 before moving to Belleville 52 years ago.  He was employed as a Material Handler for Hoffman La Roche, Nutley for 19 years before retiring.   Afterwards he was the owner and president of A. Cifelli Paving and Masonry in Nutley for many years.  He enjoyed playing cards at several social clubs in Nutley, and enjoyed traveling, especially cruises.


He is survived by his beloved wife of 59 years Delia (nee Tamburri) Cifelli; his devoted children Nick Cifelli, Joseph Cifelli, and Diane Patrizio and her husband Michael; his loving siblings Velia Cifelli, Elvira Urciuoli, Camillo Cifelli, Joseph Cifelli, Anna Cifelli, and Maria Cifelli; his cherished grandchildren Alexandra Patrizio and her husband Tudor Stefan, Brianna Patrizio, Antonio G. Cifelli and Sofia Cifelli; and his loving caretaker Kate Metskhvarishvili.  He is also survived by his many loving nieces, nephews and cousins.


Mr. Cifelli is predeceased by his sister Teresa Farro.


Donations in his honor may be made to the Enrico Tamburri Memorial Fund, 31 Gerard Road, Nutley, NJ 07110.



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Private Committal

Glendale Cemetery
28 Hoover Avenue
Bloomfield, NJ 07003


Enrico Tamburri Memorial Fund
31 Gerard Road, Nutley NJ 07110

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