OBITUARY

Michael D. Tufariello

June 3, 1923April 5, 2018
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TUFARIELLO, Michael D., 94, of Livingston, NJ, passed away Thursday, April 5, 2018. Born in Newark, NJ, to Vincenzo and Santa Tufariello, he served his country proudly in the US Army Air Corp during WWII. Michael was an active member of the Livingston Old Guard as well as VFW Post 2856.

Mike was the beloved husband of the late Vincenza (“Jennie”) Tufariello and devoted father of Cindy Hornstein and her husband Harold, and Vincent Tufariello and his wife Suzanne. “Poppy” was the adoring grandfather of Michael Hornstein, Jennifer Ashinsky and her husband Neal, Michael Tufariello, and Danielle Tufariello. He was predeceased by his late sisters Anne Richardella and Catherine Petrello, and was a cherished uncle to many loving nieces and nephews. He leaves behind his beloved sisters and brother-in-law, Faustina Prignano, Michaelina Kazluckas, Isabel Ricigliano and Carmen Grieco.

The family would like to give special thanks to the staff of RWJ Barnabas and Atrium Post Acute Care for their extraordinary compassion and care.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Michael’s name to the NJ Sharing Network, in honor of his late niece Caitlin Nelson, would be greatly appreciated.

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, April 8, 2018
  • Funeral Mass Monday, April 9, 2018
  • Committal Service Monday, April 9, 2018
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Michael D. Tufariello

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