Matthew D. Cacace

Cacace, Matthew D., age 89 of Clifton, formerly of Paterson at rest in Clifton on March 5, 2018. Beloved husband of the late Virginia (nee De Lieto), (1991) and the late Antoinette (nee Zinder), (2016). Loving Father of Joan Daly of Teaneck, George Cacace and his wife Myra of Pepperell, Mass., Robert Cacace and his wife Lisa of Oakland, Mark Cacace and his wife Carolyn of Vernon and the late Matthew Cacace (1960) and the late Francis Cacace (1984). Step father of Bill Tomon and his wife Terry of PA. and Joe Tomon and his wife Nancy of Utah. Dear grandfather of Valerie Sharpe, Peter Cacace, Matthew Cacace, Connie Jean (C.J.) Cacace, Jennifer Daly, Laura Jadach, Tricia Skinner and Gregory, Julie and Jessica Cacace and Bryan, Emma, Elizabeth, Kathleen and Virginia Tomon. Great grandfather of seven. Brother of Ann Arhakos of Staten Island, NY. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he lived in Paterson for most of his life before moving to Clifton two years ago. He was an Accountant for L.C.I. Lace Creations, Newark, for many years before retiring in 1998. Mr. Cacace was a 3rd Degree member and Past Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus, St. Mary's Council #6805 Paterson. He was also a 4th Degree member of the Msgr. Stein Assembly Knights of Columbus, Clifton. He was an avid vegetable gardener. He was a devoted Catholic. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral from the Festa Memorial Funeral Home, 111 Union Blvd., Totowa, on Friday at 9:15 AM. Funeral Mass to follow at Sacred Heart R.C. Church, Clifton at 10:00 AM. Interment to follow at St. Charles Cemetery, Farmingdale, N.Y. Friends may visit Thursday from 4:00 - 8:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Jude's Children Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN. 38105 would be appreciated.