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Dennis Di Sanzo

Dennis G. Di Sanzo

Wednesday, August 12th, 1953 - Monday, July 13th, 2020
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Obituary

Dennis G. Di Sanzo, 66 of Verona, N.J. passed away on Monday, July 13, 2020. Funeral services will begin on Saturday, July 18 at 8:50 a.m. at Shook''s Cedar Grove Funeral Home, 486 Pompton Ave., Cedar Grove, N.J. Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of the Lake Church, Verona with entombment to follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, E. Hanover, N.J. Visitation will be held on Friday, July 17 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home. Memories and condolences may be shared at shookscedagrove.com.



Dennis was born in Kearny, N.J. to Victor A. and Rose (nee Santiana) Di Sanzo. Raised in Kearny he also lived in Nutley, N.J. before settling in Verona. He worked for Harbin Insurance in Fairfield, N.J. as an insurance claims adjuster. Upon receiving his Master''s Degree in education, he went on to work for the Newark Board of Education where he later retired. Dennis was an avid N.Y. Yankees and Giants fan. He loved everything about life and his funny jokes brought laughter to all those he met. His personality was larger than life and will be missed by his family and dear friends.



Predeceased his by his parents, loving wife, Geraldine Gerry (nee Riccardi) and dear twin brother, Victor Anthony Di Sanzo, he is survived by his treasured children, Dina Rose Pezzuti and her husband, Joe and Victor Anthony Di Sanzo; caring brother''s-in-law, Louis Riccardi and his wife, Jane and John Riccardi and his wife, Lisa; and many nephews.



In lieu of flowers donations in memory of Dennis may be made to the Verona Rescue Squad, 12 Church Street, Verona, N.J. 07044 or visit veronars.org.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, July 17th, 2020 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Friday, July 17th, 2020 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    Shook's Cedar Grove Funeral Home
    Address
    486 Pompton Avenue
    Cedar Grove, NJ 07009
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  • Second Visitation

    Friday, July 17th, 2020 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    When
    Friday, July 17th, 2020 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Location
    Shook's Cedar Grove Funeral Home
    Address
    486 Pompton Avenue
    Cedar Grove, NJ 07009
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  • Service

    Saturday, July 18th, 2020 | 10:00am
    When
    Saturday, July 18th, 2020 10:00am
    Location
    Our Lady of the Lake Church
    Address
    32 Lakeside Avenue
    Verona, NJ 07044
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    Notes
    Please arrive at the funeral home at 8:50 a.m. Prayers will be offererd at 9:20 a.m.
  • Interment

    Location
    Gate of Heaven Cemetery
    Address
    225 Ridgedale Avenue
    East Hanover, NJ 07936
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Rich and Terri Cyrgalis

Posted at 10:41pm
So very sorry for your last. Dennis was a great guy knew him since I moved to the USA in 1962. He will be missed by all. May he rest in Peace.

Sandi La Chance-Owen

Posted at 03:06pm
Dina and Victor
Dennis and I worked together at Lloyd Tristino in Morris Plains NJ several years ago. After the job ended we continued to stay friends til his passing. Always with the jokes. Always a gentleman..always so very proud of his children
RIP my friend
LL

Love, Kim and Lisa

Posted at 08:16pm
Dina and family, Our thoughts and hearts are with you all. Sending our love and deepest condolences.
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(973) 239-1489 486 Pompton Avenue | Cedar Grove, NJ | 07009 (973) 239-1489 Shook's Cedar Grove Funeral Home
486 Pompton Avenue
Cedar Grove, NJ 07009
Fax: (973) 239-2628
Email: shookscedargrove@gmail.com
(973) 239-1489 Shook's Cedar Grove Funeral Home
486 Pompton Avenue
Cedar Grove, NJ 07009
Fax: (973) 239-2628
Email: shookscedargrove@gmail.com
(973) 239-1489 Shook's Cedar Grove Funeral Home
486 Pompton Avenue
Cedar Grove, NJ 07009
Fax: (973) 239-2628
Email: shookscedargrove@gmail.com
(973) 239-1489 Shook's Cedar Grove Funeral Home
486 Pompton Avenue
Cedar Grove, NJ 07009
Fax: (973) 239-2628
Email: shookscedargrove@gmail.com