Alfred Fontanella

Obituary of Alfred E. Fontanella

Fontanella, Alfred E., age 70 of Totowa at rest in Totowa on October 12, 2002. Beloved husband of Joan Fontanella (nee Iurato), of Totowa. Loving father of Alfred J. Fontanella and his wife Carolyn of Totowa, Andrew Fontanella of Baltimore, MD, James Fontanella and his wife Marilyn of Totowa, Dr. Daniel Fontanella and his wife Gina of Paterson, Paul Fontanella and his wife Alexandra of Totowa, Dr. David Fontanella of Clifton, Therese Manzi and her husband Marco of Totowa, Lucia Cardona and her husband Peter of Wayne and Joan Rivera and her husband Pete of Allamuchy. Beloved grandfather of James, Christin, Alexa, Michael, Nicholas, Mark, Shannon, Marco, Lauren, Christopher, Andre, Joseph, Alexandra, Andrea, Marina, Laura, Sophia and Daniel. Dear son of the late Andrew and the late Lucy (nee Vuolo) Fontanella. Brother of Celeste Cervino of Franklin Lakes, Rev. Andrew Fontanella of Carlisle, PA and Dr. Steven Fontanella and his wife Renee of Toms River. Mr. Fontanella was predeceased by his brother Richard Fontanella, and sisters Loretta Massaro, and Josephine Micozzi. Born in Paterson, he lived in Paterson for most of his life before moving to Totowa 14 years ago. He was partner in the law firm Fontanella, Benevento, & Galluccio Law Offices, Totowa. Mr. Fontanella was a Parishioner of St. Gerard R.C. Church, Paterson where he was a eucharistic minister. He was also a member of the Fidelians of America, North Haledon, the Passaic County & New Jersey Bar Associations and a member of the NJ Trial Lawyers Association. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral from the Festa Memorial Funeral Home, 111 Union Blvd, Totowa, on Wednesday at 8:45 AM. A concelebrated Funeral Mass will follow at St. Gerard R.C. Church, Paterson at 9:30 AM. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Totowa. Friends may call Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. In lieu of flowers donations to the Salesian Sisters Development Fund, 659 Belmont Ave., North Haledon, NJ, would be appreciated.
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