In Memory of




Obituary for Michael R DeFeo

Michael R DeFeo 85 of Manchester died Saturday January 18, 2020 at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune. Born in Newark he resided in Union for 41 years before moving to Manchester 15 years ago. He worked as a Retail Supervisor in Pathmark, Food Town, and Shop Rite in West Caldwell for 15 years before retiring in 2003. He served in the Army from 1957-1959. He was a member of the Elks Club in Lacey and the Knights of Columbus Council #4504 in Union. He was very active in the Renaissance clubs that included, the Italian American, Men’s, Veteran’s, Bocce Ball, Travel, Passaic, Essex-Bergen, Staten Island and the Brooklyn Clubs. He was the life of the party and organized and chaired all the block parties for the past 10 years and was also Past President of the Putnam Manor Civic Association in Union. He is predeceased by his siblings, Josephine Styles, Jeanette Zapp, Vivian Griesi, Dolores Borbotti and Victor DeFeo. Surviving are his wife of 62 years, Dorothy M DeFeo, 2 sons, and their companions, Michael R DeFeo III & Daisy Pelliccia, and John DeFeo & Elisel Ortiz and many nieces and nephews. Visitation is Thursday 2-4 & 7-9 PM at Oliverie Funeral Home 2925 Ridgeway Rd Manchester. Funeral Liturgy is Friday 10 AM at St John’s Church with entombment to follow at Hollywood Memorial Park, Union.