Francesco DiMitri
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Thursday
14
November

Visitation at Funeral Home

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, November 14, 2019
Festa Memorial Funeral Home
111 Union Blvd
Totowa, New Jersey, United States
Friday
15
November

Funeral Service

8:45 am
Friday, November 15, 2019
Festa Memorial Funeral Home
111 Union Blvd
Totowa, New Jersey, United States
Friday
15
November

Mass

9:30 am
Friday, November 15, 2019
St. Joseph's R.C. Church
 
Lodi, New Jersey, United States
Friday
15
November

Final Resting Place

Friday, November 15, 2019
Holy Cross Cemetery Mausoleum
 
North Arlington, New Jersey, United States

Obituary of Francesco DiMitri

DiMitri, Francesco "Ciccio" age 91 of Elmwood Park at rest in Ridgewood on November 10, 2019. Beloved husband of fifty three years of the late and former Francesca Pernice (2015). Loving father of Philip DiMitri of Elmwood Park and Frank DiMitri and his wife Jody of Fair Lawn. Dear grandfather of Jessica Spano, Marc DiMitri, Vince DiMitri, Olivia DiMitri and Frankie DiMitri. Great grandfather of Elizabeth Autumn Spano. Brother of Francesca La Scala of Fairfield and the late Marco DiMitri (2017) and the late Diego DiMitri (2018). Born in Monreale, Prov. di Palermo, Sicily, Italy, he came to the U.S.A. in 1959 settling in Lodi before moving to Elmwood Park in 1965. He was a First Class Machinist for Servo Meter, Cedar Grove, for forty one years before retiring in 2014. Mr. DiMitri was a parishioner of St. Joseph's R.C. Church, Lodi. Among other sports, he was an avid world soccer fan. He enjoyed the Jersey shore, Atlantic City, and traveling to Sicily, Italy. He was a craftsman and a jack of all trades. He was a great cook, and he loved to barbecue. He had an amazing work ethic, and he kept his house meticulous. He cherished time spent with his family and his grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral from the Festa Memorial Funeral Home, 111 Union Blvd., Totowa, on Friday at 8:45 AM. Funeral Mass to follow at St. Joseph's R.C. Church, Lodi at 9:30 AM. Entombment to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery Mausoleum, North Arlington. Friends may visit on Thursday from 4:00 -8:00 PM. Donations in his memory may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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