Gerardo Portanova

Obituary of Gerardo Portanova

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Portanova, Gerardo "Jerry" age 79 of Paterson at rest in Wayne on February 19, 2022. Beloved brother of Rita Pirone of Paterson, Maria Ficca of Hawthorne, Antonio Portanova and his wife Sue of Wayne and the late Luigi Portanova, the late Alfredo Portanova, the late Silvestro Portanova and the late Mario Portanova. Also surviving are twelve nieces and nephews, many cousins and friends. Born in Avelino, Prov. di Napoli, Italy, he came to the U.S.A. in 1966 settling in Paterson. He was a Machine Operator for Perennial Print Co., Paterson, for forty years before retiring in 2005. He played soccer for the Club Roma Soccer Team. He was an avid World Soccer fan. He enjoyed trips to Atlantic City. Gerardo enjoyed meeting with his friends at San Remo Cafe, Totowa. Gerardo was a very generous and good hearted person. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral from the Festa Memorial Funeral Home, 111 Union Blvd., Totowa, on Thursday, Feb. 24, at 9:30 AM. Funeral Mass to follow at St. Gerard R.C. Church, Paterson at 10:00 AM. Entombent to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery Mausoleum, Totowa. Friends may visit on Wednesday, Feb. 23, from 4:00 to 8:00 PM. Donations in his memory may be made to Eva's Village, 393 Main Street, Paterson, NJ 07501.
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Wednesday
23
February

Visitation at Funeral Home

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday, February 23, 2022
Festa Memorial Funeral Home
111 Union Blvd
Totowa, New Jersey, United States
Thursday
24
February

Funeral Service

9:30 am
Thursday, February 24, 2022
Festa Memorial Funeral Home
111 Union Blvd
Totowa, New Jersey, United States
Thursday
24
February

Mass

10:00 am
Thursday, February 24, 2022
St. Gerard RC Church
West Broadway
Paterson, New Jersey, United States
Thursday
24
February

Final Resting Place

11:00 am
Thursday, February 24, 2022
Holy Sepulchre Cemetery Mausoleum
52 Totowa Road
Totowa, New Jersey, United States
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