Vincent Michael DeRienzo
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Vincent Michael DeRienzo
  • June 7, 1921 - November 24, 2015
  • New Jersey

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Vincent M. DeRienzo of Allamuchy Township, passed away on Tuesday, November 24, 2015 in the Hackettstown Regional Medical Center. He was 94 years old.

Services will be conducted from the LaMonica Memorial Home 145 E. Mt. Pleasant Ave., Livingston, on Monday, November 30, at 9 am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Philomena's Church in Livingston at 10 am. Entombment is in Gate of Heaven Cemetery in East Hanover. The visitation will be on Sunday from 3-7 pm.

Vincent was born and lived in Newark, NJ until moving to his home in Wildwood Crest in 1998. He resided in Allamuchy Township for the past 12 years.
Vincent was employed as a purchasing agent for PSE&G in Harrison and Linden for 31 years, retiring in 1984.

Vincent was an Army veteran of WWII serving in the 38th Cavalry, 102nd Reconnaissance Squadron. He was an accomplished musician and a member of the Musicians Local 16. Vincent also served on the Holy Name Society and the Catholic War Veterans of St. Francis Xavier Church, in Newark, NJ. As an active parishioner at St. Francis Xavier, he volunteered countless hours to numerous parish activities.

Vincent was the beloved husband of the late Phyllis (nee Bongo) DeRienzo, loving father of Judi Langheld-Durkin and her husband James, Jackie Mickelburgh and her late husband Robert, and Vincent J. DeRienzo and his fiancée Angela Garofalo. Cherished grandfather of Kristen Krebs, Jennifer Byrne, and Danielle Volpe, step grandfather of Sancha Fowler, Erika Bowles, Tara Rowe and Marie, James, and Michelle Garofalo. Loving great grandfather (GGpa) of Avery, Devin, Kyle, Reagan, Alison, Kyra, and Lia, also step great grandfather of Charlotte, Oliver, Abigail, Liam and Eloise. Brother of Rose Garcia and the late Sarah Nappi.

In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate contributions to the Wounded Warriors Project https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org or P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675.