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Saverio Cordoma Devoted husband, father , grandfather and brother Saverio Cordoma 84, of Elizabeth, N.J., passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend the funeral from the Corsentino Home For Funerals 620 Second Ave., corner of John St., Elizabeth on Monday, Aug. 26 at 9:15 a.m., thence to St. Anthony of Padua R.C. Church, Elizabeth, where at 10:30 a.m. a Funeral Mass will be offered. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. Interment will be at St. Gertrude Cemetery, Colonia, N.J. Saverio was born in Calabria, Italy, and came to Elizabeth at the age of 17. He married the love of his life, Anna Birritteri on June 5, 1960. He worked for General Motors in Linden, N.J., for 42 years before retiring in 2005. He was the PTO president for St. Anthony's school in Elizabeth. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and Moose Lodge, both in Linden. He loved his family and will be greatly missed. He was a caring and devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother. Saverio is survived by his beloved wife of 59 years, Anna Cordoma (née Birritteri); loving children, Carmela Mazza (Martin), Sarah Cordoma, Rosanna Cordoma and Joseph Cordoma (Jennifer); cherished grandchildren, Michael, Justin, Marissa, Brianna, Kayla, Ava, Leandro and Joseph; treasured great-grandchildren, Ella, Pietro and Mila; siblings, Santo, Frank and Rose. He was predeceased by his parents, Giuseppe and Carmela Cordoma. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Saverio's memory to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, Tenn. 38105, StJude.Org .
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