Luciano Pietrantuono Dearest husband and father, native of Italy, 79 Luciano Pietrantuono of Summit, N.J., passed away at Overlook Medical Center on Monday, April 17, 2017, at the age of 79. The visitation will be held at Paul Ippolito Summit Memorial, 7 Summit Ave., Summit, N.J., on Sunday, April 23, from 2 to 6 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Teresa of Avila Church, 306 Morris Ave., Summit, on Monday, April 24, at 9:30 a.m. followed by the entombment at St. Teresa's Mausoleum. For directions or to send condolences please visit ippolitofuneralhomes.com . Luciano was born in Castelvetere in Val Fortore, Italy, and lived there until moving to Summit, N.J., where he had resided since 1967. He was employed as a machine operator for American Water in Short Hills, N.J., for 30 years before retiring in 2000. In his free time Luciano enjoyed tending to his garden. Luciano's greatest joy came from his family. He is survived by his beloved wife of 55 years, Angelina (nee Vignogna), of Summit; his loving sons, Salvatore and his wife, Angelina, of Gillette, N.J., and Leo and his wife, Jennifer, of Millington, N.J.; his cherished grandchildren, Luciano, Samuel, Bridget, Gina and Nicola, and his dear siblings, Antonio and his wife, Felicia, of Summit, Antoinette of England, and Pasqualina of Italy. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in his memory to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn. 38105, stjude.org .
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