Alfonso SciortinoFebruary 26, 1934 ~ December 19, 2017 (age 83)
Alfonso Sciortino 83, passed away in Red Bank on Tuesday December 19, 2017. He was born in Sciacca, Italy to Rosa and Antonino Sciortino.
Alfonso started his career as a young boy in Rome as a tailor, he later came to the United States with his wife Maria settling in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn in 1961. He worked for many years with Bergdorf Goodman as one of their top tailors. He went on to opening Sciortino Alfonso Custom Tailoring on 57th Street in Manhattan where he was voted “Master Tailor” by Town and Country Magazine in the 1980’s.
He is survived by his beloved wife Maria (Marchese) of 56 years. His loving sons: Antonino and his wife Lisa, Vincenzo and his wife Daria. Also, surviving are his adoring grandchildren Bianca, Vincent, Alexandra, Gianna, Sophia, Isabella and his sister Dina Sciortino of Rome, Italy.
Visitation will be held Thursday, December 21, 2017 from 2 to 4 p.m and 7 to 9 pm at the John E. Day Funeral Home, 85 Riverside Ave., Red Bank, and NJ 07701. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Anthony’s Church in Red Bank NJ on Friday December 22, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. Interment will be at a later date.