Anthony Corrado Scalzo of Red Bank passed away peacefully at home on Monday, June 10, 2019 He was born in Hoboken to the late Angelo Scalzo and Madeline Muller.
After marrying his wife June in 1991, Anthony lived in the town of Millburn for 25 years. He had a 40 year career on Wall Street, including 20 years with Swiss Bank as a Vice President.
He was ordained a deacon in June of 2001 and appointed to his home parish of St. Rose of Lima in Short Hills. His main ministry was bereavement, where he presided over 600 funerals over 10 years. He also taught CCD for fifteen years and along with his wife, was in charge of the altar server program.
Upon moving to Red Bank 3 years ago, he joined the parish of the Nativity in Fair Haven where he found a second home through the diaconate, assisting at daily Mass as well as other services. Serving the Lord through the diaconate program was a labor of love for Anthony.
He is predeceased by his parents and a sister-in-law, Rose
He leaves behind his loving wife of 28 years, June ; two sons Anthony and Joseph Scalzo; four brothers Frank his wife Sandra, Joseph his wife Jackie, Angelo, and Michael his wife Terri; a sister Maria her husband James and many loving nieces and nephews.
A visitation will be held on Wednesday June 12, 2019 from 2:00 to 5:00 PM and 7:00 to 9:00 PM and a Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Thursday June 13, 2019 10:00 AM, both at Church of the Nativity 180 Ridge Rd. Fair Haven, N.J. Interment to follow at Mt. Olivet cemetery, Middletown, N.J.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation in Anthony’s name to St. Jude’s Research Hospital, a charity dear to his heart. Please visit Anthony’s memorial website at www.johnedayfuneralhome.com