Anthony J. Castellano

January 19, 1960May 26, 2020


D'Elia Funeral Home

Anthony J. Castellano went to be with Our Lord on May 26, 2020 with his wife at his side. Born January 19, 1960 in Manhattan, NY to Reynold and Maria Castellano. After living in the Bronx, NY then moving to Bergenfield, NJ, the family finally settled in Lakewood, NJ. Anthony attended St. Joseph Grade School and High School in Toms River, NJ where after graduation he became active in the school's Alumni. Anthony attended Glassboro College and became a member of the the Alpha Phi Delta Fraternity which he holds his brothers dear to his heart and spoke very highly of all the time. After settling back in Lakewood with his family, Anthony attended Mass at St. Mary of the Lake Parish where he became active in church ministries. He was a lector on the Altar and Eucharistic Minister of Holy Communion not only at Mass but also to the homebound, and at Nursing Homes. SK Anthony was also in the Knights of Columbus, Assembly 658 and Council 836 of Msgr. John F. Baldwin where he volunteered for many gatherings, and was supportive of any help in donations to the needy. Anthony is predeceased by his parents Reynold and Maria Castellano and his brother in law Tahsin Uyar. Anthony leaves behind his loving and supportive wife of 20 years, Velda, two children Mary Elliott/Elliot and Michael Elliott/Jennifer, two sisters, Nancy Castellano/Thomas and Eva Uyar. He also leaves behind many nieces and nephews, aunts and uncles, and cousins. Anthony enjoyed many vacations and gatherings with his family, High School Alumni friends and Alpha Phi Delta Fraternity. Every day was a joyous day for Anthony. He always had a story to tell whether it was about family, his Fraternity brothers, previous jobs he had worked or something political. He was an active proud Republican and worked at the voting booths at the elections in Ocean County for many years. Anthony is laid to rest at St. Mary's Cemetery in Lakewood with a Catholic Service performed by Fr. Marion. Anthony will be remembered in a Celebration of Life gathering in the future. Donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association in his memory.

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