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Donald A. Brancaccio Korean War veteran was born in Glen Ridge Donald A. Brancaccio of Stuart, Fla., passed away peacefully on April 8, 2019, at 85. Don was born in Glen Ridge N.J., on June 11, 1933, graduated from Nutley High School in 1951, was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the Navy aboard the USS Newport News from 1952 to 1956, and was a member of the Knights of Columbus. In 1960, he graduated from the International Correspondence Schools resulting in a successful sales career before founding his own company, Brancaccio Associates, in 1982. In 1993, he was named the national sales director of Oztec Industries out of Port Washington, N.Y., retiring in December of 2018! In 1954, Don married his high school sweetheart, Jeanetta LoCurcio, of Nutley, N.J. In addition to his wife, Donald leaves behind his six children: Nancy Duhm, Peter Brancaccio (Wendy), Donna Sparaco (Jeffrey), Teresa Brancaccio (John), Janet Gott (Michael), and June Neblung (Kevin). He is also survived by 13 grandchildren, Nicole, Matthew, Kristen, Lauren, Jennifer, Christina, Jeanette, Johnathan, Madison, Olivia, Sophia, Jack and Leo, and seven great-grandchildren. He also leaves behind his brother, Anthony Brancaccio (Theresa) and sister-in-law, Antoinette LoCurcio. Donald was predeceased by his son, Gerard Vincent; daughter, Mary Filomena; his parents, Filomena and Gennaro, and sons-in-law, Christopher Duhm, Pietro Sparaco and nephew, Larry Brancaccio. A celebration of life service is being planned.
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