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Raymond Linfante

Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, USA
Death 13 Jan 2017 (aged 89)
Belleville, Essex County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Bloomfield, Essex County, New Jersey, USA
Plot Section: Belleview II, Lot :8C -, Grave: 2
Memorial ID 175480633 · View Source
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Published in the Newark Star-Ledger, Newark, Essex, NJ, Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017:

Raymond Linfante, 89, died Friday, Jan. 13, 2017 at Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville, NJ.

Relatives and friends are invited to meet at Moore's Home for Funerals, 1591 Alps Rd, Wayne, NJ,, at 8:00 AM on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017 and then follow to the Funeral Mass at 9:30 AM at Holy Family R.C. Church, 28 Brookline Ave, Nutley, which will be celebrated by Msgr. James O'Rourke. Interment will follow in Glendale Cemetery, Bloomfield, NJ. Visitation will be on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017 from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 PM.

Mr. Linfante was born Nov. 22, 1927 in Newark, NJ, the son of the late Ercole "Nick" and the late Rose (nee Victorielli) Linfante.

He lived in Belleville since 1970. He served in the US Army during the Korean War, where he was also a prisoner of war for 28 months. In June of 1950, he was awarded the American Legion Certificate of Honor by the Blue & Gray Post No.275 for his proud service to his country.

Early in his life, he and his brother Lynn were partners in the gas station at the corner of Summer Ave. and Bloomfield Ave. in Newark and later also partners in Lynne's Bar in Newark. Ray went on to be was a security guard at Wallace & Tiernan in Belleville and until the age of 88 he was a driver for Dial-A-Ride. He was also a parishioner at the Holy Family R.C. Church in Nutley.

Ray was the beloved father of Janet and her husband, John Taggart of Wayne, NJ, and devoted grandfather of Jenna and Michael. He was also the loving uncle of many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Theresa DeBenedetto in 2004.

The family has requested that donations in Ray's memory be made to the , 1 Union St, Suite 301, Robbinsville, NJ 08691.

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