Antonio S. Marrero
January 24, 1944 – June 1, 2018
Antonio S. Marrero, age 74 of Collingswood, NJ passed peacefully Friday June 1, 2018.
Beloved husband of Jacqueline M. Marrero (nee Callahan). Cherished son of predeceased Maria Belin. Devoted father of Haydee Cay Marrero and stepfather of Kenneth Ruediger and his fiancé Nancy Nacocia, Randy Ruediger and his wife Kimberly Lynn Ruediger and Ryan Ruediger and his fiancé Nysaa Barker Rodriguez. Dear brother of Moses Marrero. Loving step grandfather of Gabriel and Olivia Ruediger. He is also survived by his mother-in-law Margaret Callahan and brother-in-laws Joseph Callahan and & Steven Callahan.
Tony, Senior Master Marrero was the Dojo Master at Mighty Fairview Dojo Noble House of Nisei Goju Ryu Karate Do & Jitsu in Camden NJ for more than 20 years. Master Tony earned 5th rank in Ta Kwon Do and 4th ranked Master Yondan Renshi in Nisei Gojo Ryu Karate Dojo and Jitsu. Senior Master Antonio Marrero completed the highest standard, Cutting of the Fire, from the wick of a candle. He was high ranking in Taekwondo forms in weapons and empty hand self-defense. Senior Master Marrero was a member of NJSBBA (New Jersey State Blackbelt Asso.). Tony enjoyed his models of antique cars and planes. He liked camping and was proud to be a veteran, serving with the Marines Corps. Tony was mostly known for his painting. He was a skilled artist. Tony had a very big heart, always putting his wife Jackie first. He will be missed by many.
Family and friends are invited to the visitation on Friday June 8, 2018 from 6:00 – 7:30 pm at BLAKE-DOYLE Funeral Home 226 W. Collings Ave. Collingswood, NJ 08108. A Memorial Service will be held at 7:30 pm. Please leave your remembrances of Tony on www.BLAKE-DOYLE.com.
Memorial donations may be made in Antonio’s name to the National Kidney Foundation at NKF 1500 Walnut St, Suite 301 Philadelphia, PA 19102 or NKFDV.org
- Jacqueline M. Marrero, Wife
- Maria Belin, Mother
- Haydee Cay Marrero, Daughter
- Kenneth Ruediger, Step-son
- Nancy Nacocia, .
- Randy Ruediger, Step-son
- Kimberly Lynn Ruediger, Step Daughter-in-law
- Ryan Ruediger, Step-son
- Nysaa Barker Rodriguez, .
- Moses Marrero, Brother
- Gabriel Ruediger, Step Grandchilld
- Oliva Ruediger, Step Grandchild
- Margaret Callahan, Mother-in-law
- Joseph Callahan, Brother-in-law
- Steven Callahan, Brother-in-law
- National Kidney Foundation
- Visitation Friday, June 8, 2018
- Memorial Service Friday, June 8, 2018
Antonio S. Marrero
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