Robert F. Megaro and Annette F. Megaro
Annette F. Megaro, formerly of Eatontown, passed away on February 15, 2015 at Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. She was survived by her recently departed husband, Robert F. Megaro. Together they shared 65 years of marriage.
Annette was the daughter of Anthony F. Pistolese and Anna Pistolese (nee Serpeco). She attended the Newark School System where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. She lived in California before returning to New Jersey where she met her future husband. Together, they built a family and a successful business, Monmouth Building Center. She was an avid tennis player in her youth and a champion bridge player in Florida during her years in Palm Beach Gardens.
Annette was predeceased by her parents, Anthony and Anna Pistolese, her sister Virginia Dettore and her brother Clifford Pistolese. She is survived by her loving sons, Frank and Robert, her niece Carol Matlock and nephews Brian and Mark Pistolese.
A Memorial Gathering will be held on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the John E. Day Funeral Home, 85 Riverside Avenue, Red Bank, NJ.
Robert F. Megaro 90, formerly of Eatontown, passed away on July 17, 2017 at Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. He was predeceased by his wife Annette (nee Pistolese). They shared 65 years of marriage together. Born in Newark, N.J., on November 14, 1926, he was the son of Joseph and Antoinette Megaro (nee D’Allegro). He graduated from Barringer High school in Newark.
Robert served in the US Army at the end of WWII as a supply master at the military base near Naples, Italy. Upon returning from the Army, he rejoined his uncle selling lumber and building materials in the construction supply industry. In 1952 he and his new wife and family moved to the Jersey Shore where he worked for Monmouth Lumber in Red Bank and later managed lumber yards for Triangle Pacific in a number of their lumber yards. In 1966, he decided to set out on his own and in 1967 he opened Monmouth Building Center in Shrewsbury, N.J.
Bob was an avid golfer, a former member of the Lions Club, the Hoo Hoo internal order of lumbermen. He served his community as a member of the Eatontown Zoning Board of adjustment from 1/1/64 through 12/31/67, then as chairman from 1/1/68 through 12/31/71. In 2009, he retired to Palm Beach Gardens, Florida with his wife Annette.
He is predeceased by his parents, Joseph and Antoinette Megaro, six sisters Concetta Carroll, Ermelinda Wolferse, Viola Ricca, Gilda Welsh, Raphaela Lepree, Ruth Mooney and brother Gerald Megaro.
Robert is survived by two sons, Frank and Robert, many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.
A Memorial Gathering will be held on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the John E. Day Funeral Home, 85 Riverside Ave, Red Bank, N.J.