Share This Obituary


Memories & Candles

“I Miss you Daddy. ”
1 of 28 | Posted by: Lisa

“I was just looking up people from my days with William Morrow and I was saddened to see about Al's passing. He was a great man to work for and most...Read More »
2 of 28 | Posted by: David Brown - Kansas City, MO

“Dear Marchioni family and publishing friends, When I was a young editor at Morrow in the eighties, I learned a lot from Al. He was a rational,...Read More »
3 of 28 | Posted by: Alison Brown Cerier - Minneapolis, MN

“Dear Marchioni Family, I was so sorry to hear the news of Al. I worked for Al at William Morrow for many years. Al was a great mentor and teacher...Read More »
4 of 28 | Posted by: Larry Norton - Fairfield, CT

“Dear Marchioni family, I was a first time author at Morrow in the early nineties and prepared for "the worst" in what I expected to be the dog...Read More »
5 of 28 | Posted by: Sheldon Bowles - Winnipeg

“Al was one of the greatest mentors in my life, I worked with Al from 1988 until his retirement from William Morrow as his assistant as well as the...Read More »
6 of 28 | Posted by: Sheryl Moore-Anderson

“Al was a wonderful mentor and a true mensch. He was always available to listen and offer sage advice. I so enjoyed my years working for him. What...Read More »
7 of 28 | Posted by: Harriet Bell

“Al gave me my career. Time and again he promoted me to jobs I didn't think I could handle. But I always did my best because I didn't want to...Read More »
8 of 28 | Posted by: Will Schwalbe - New York, NY

“Al meant so much to me in my 17 years of working with him at Morrow.. he was a great guy, did so, so much for Morrow and took good care of all of we...Read More »
9 of 28 | Posted by: Bob Werner - Springfield, MA

“My heartfelt sympathy to Al's family and friends. I'm sure you'll miss him terribly. Working for Al was special. He cared for everyone and he cared...Read More »
10 of 28 | Posted by: Linda Kosarin - New York, NY

“I worked with Al at Morrow from 1976-1985. He was one of the nicest, most down-to-earth people I have ever known or worked with. No matter what...Read More »
11 of 28 | Posted by: Debbie Engel - New York, NY

“So sorry to hear of Al's passing. I worked at William Morrow in the early 80s and greatly admired his intelligence, his honesty, and his ability to...Read More »
12 of 28 | Posted by: John Ekizian - New York, NY

“My sincere sympathies to Al's loved ones and friends. I can say Al, even though he was the boss, because that is how he treated everyone, like a...Read More »
13 of 28 | Posted by: Lorrie McCarthy - Nutley, NJ

“I had the opportunity to work for Al from 1984 - 1990, some of my favorite years in publishing. A great man has been lost. Condolences to Sharon...Read More »
14 of 28 | Posted by: Lori Ames - Babylon, NY

“Working with Al for the 12 years before he retired was absolutely rewarding. He was a strong and quiet leader, very supportive, and made you feel...Read More »
15 of 28 | Posted by: Ken Lang - Amityville, NY

“I grew up with in in grade school and high school. He was also a close friend during those times and I and sorry for your losses. ”
16 of 28 | Posted by: Richard A.Klein, V.M.D. - FL

“Condolences to Al's family and all who knew him.. Though I share a namesake and the bond that goees with this, I hadn't seen Al since high schoool...Read More »
17 of 28 | Posted by: Aldo Marchioni - Dataw Island, SC

“Not a day has gone by that I don't think of Al in some way. I met him when I was 21 and he helped form my world view. I could not have asked for a...Read More »
18 of 28 | Posted by: Lisa queen - Nyc

“I was very fortunate to have worked with and for Al for almost 18 years. His generosity of spirit and his enormous support for children's books at...Read More »
19 of 28 | Posted by: David Reuther - Essex, NY

“I worked with Al for 6 years at Wm Morrow & Co. Al nurtured and established my publishing core, encouraging me to honor 'the book' and the 'people...Read More »
20 of 28 | Posted by: Skip Dye - Maplewood, NJ

“I was remembering a story today about working with Al at William Morrow and decided to look him up online. I was shocked to see the obituary and...Read More »
21 of 28 | Posted by: Toni Sciarra Poynter - NY

“My most sincere condolences to all of Al's family and friends. If everyone lived their lives in the way Al lived his, the world would be a much...Read More »
22 of 28 | Posted by: Bob Bracken - Clifton, NJ

“Nothing but GREAT memories of a very special man who always went above & beyond for everyone around him! I hope their are endless bottles of your...Read More »
23 of 28 | Posted by: Bridget

“The good Lord threw away the mold when he made Al--a man of integrity, compassion, sensitivity, and most importantly love of family--particularly as...Read More »
24 of 28 | Posted by: Dolores and Dick Dewling - NJ

“Dear Marchioni Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time! Rejoice in the fun memories I know you all had together....Read More »
25 of 28 | Posted by: Diane and Dion Wolfe - Charlotte, NC

“To Sharon and the rest of the Marchioni Family; Our deepest sympathy in the loss of Al. He was gracious every time we were together, especially...Read More »
26 of 28 | Posted by: Anthony, Belinda, Vincent and Andrew Lauro - PA

“The best of the best. Could not ask any more of a man. A piece of me is gone with him. With all our love and prayers. ”
27 of 28 | Posted by: Sal and Marianna - Scotch Plains, NJ

“We offer our sincere sympathy to the family , Allen was a really great person, he will be missed by all.. Our prayers and thoughts are with Sharon...Read More »
28 of 28 | Posted by: Arthur & Helen Elliott - Clifton, NJ


MARCHIONI Allen A. 69 of Harvey Cedars died Wednesday, February 9, 2011. Born in Passaic, he resided in Clifton before moving to Harvey Cedars 11 years ago.

Allen was the president & CEO of William Morrow & Co Publishers in NYC where he was employed for more than 30 years prior to his retirement in 1997. He is a parishioner of St. Francis of Assisi RC Church in Brant Beach and a former parishioner of St. Clare RC Church in Clifton. Allen served in US Air National Guard.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, the former, Sharon Carlin, by two daughters, Lisa Lynch of Westwood and Mary Sork and husband, Robert of Little Silver, by four grandchildren, Sharon and Matthew Sork and Joseph and Mary Lynch, by two brothers, Peter Marchioni of Crown Point, NY and James Marchioni of Virginia Beach, VA.

Funeral services will begin 9:15AM Tuesday at Allwood Funeral Home, 660 Allwood Road, Clifton with a 10AM Mass at St. Clare RC Church. Visiting hours are Monday 6-9PM.

SEARCH OTHER SOURCES