Salvatore Lubrano

  • Born: July 7, 1937
  • Died: April 12, 2020
  • Location: Kendall Park, New Jersey

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Tribute & Message From The Family

Sal was born in Italy and came to the US in 1967

Salvatore Lubrano of Kendall Park, NJ passed away on Sunday April 12, 2020 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital New Brunswick, NJ at the age of 82 years old.

Salvatore was born in Monte Di Procida, Italy on July 7, 1937. He came to the United States in 1967 residing in Brooklyn, NY, then moved to North Brunswick, NJ then Kendall Park, NJ in 2008.

Salvatore was a fisherman in Italy before coming to the United States in 1967. He purchased his first pizzeria (Pizza Plaza) in New Brunswick in 1976. Salvatore went on to own and operate many pizzerias along with his children. Salvatore retired in 2002 and spent his time enjoying his love of family.

Salvatore enjoyed fishing with his grandkids, boating, and traveling to Italy. He was a kind, sweet and gentle man. His love for his family was his greatest joy. He enjoyed family dinners, holidays and summer BBQ's. He also enjoyed his spring gardening especially his tomato plants and fig trees.

He was predeceased by his beloved first wife Maria Costagliola Lubrano (d.1979) and his second wife Assunta Durazzo Lubrano (D. 2002). His daughter Marina Lubrano (D. 1995) and his grandson P.J Garibaldi (D. 1995).

Salvatore is survived by his daughter Angie Lubrano and spouse Lucia Furnari of New Brunswick, NJ; his son Joseph Lubrano and spouse JoAnne Vasquez of Kendall Park, NJ; his daughter Isabella ElBana and spouse Tamer ElBana of Kendall Park, NJ; his beloved grandchildren Gina ElBana, Angela Elbana, Maria Lubrano, Joseph Lubrano Jr. and Tamer ElBana Jr.

His family will treasure his many stories of growing up in Italy and his infectious smile. He will truly be missed by all who knew him.

Services are private on Tuesday, April 14th, with burial to follow at St. Peter's Cemetery in New Brunswick. Arrangements are by The Crabiel Home for Funerals, 170 N Main St-at Riva Avenue, Milltown. You may see a full obituary and sign the online condolence "guestbook" at


Condolence & Memory Journal

So sorry about Sal. I had known him since his Pizza Plaza days. He left behind a great family and legacy.

Posted by John Selesky - NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Acquaintance   April 24, 2020

"Our sincerest condolences on the loss of your father." ...Dr. Daniel and Lois Krantz

Posted by Daniel Krantz - Somerset, NJ - Friend   April 16, 2020


May the god rest you in peace and paradise, and support your family with patience, Isabella and Tamer Elbanna hope my god support both of you with your family.
Farid Ahmed

Posted by Farid Ahmed - Millstone Township, NJ   April 15, 2020


We are very sorry for the loss of your father We join your pain with affection.

Posted by Francesca and Nino Furnari - Monroe, NJ - Family Friend   April 14, 2020

I had the opportunity to meet sal while working & he always traveled with his grandchildren. Sending Angie Joe & isabella my most sincerest sympathy during this difficult time.

Posted by Jose Bonilla - NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Coworker   April 14, 2020


Posted by Rosalinda Vega - Monroe Township, NJ   April 14, 2020


Isabella, I am so sorry for your loss. I am wishing you and your family strength and love during this difficult time.

Posted by Christopher Sabella - Somerset, NJ - Friend   April 14, 2020

Dear Salvatore may your soul rest in peace. Your kind demeanor and your generous heart will always be remembered. We want to express our deepest sympathy to the family. May our prayers be of comfort to you all.

Posted by Orlando & Linda Vega - Monroe Township, NJ - Family Friend   April 14, 2020


Ci mancherai riposa in pace Salvatore

Posted by Daniele Furnari - East Brunswick, NJ - Family   April 14, 2020

Sal, you will be deadly missed and will miss your genuine kind soul you had heart. ❤ You truly will be greatly missed God bless you and all the wonderful years I had the chance to share with your family

Posted by Linda Cartagena - NJ - Family Friend   April 14, 2020

I am terribly sorry for your loss. My deepest condolences to your family. My prayers are with your family.

Posted by Chris Chak - Metuchen, NJ - Family Friend   April 14, 2020


My condolences to the Lubrano family for your loss. Bless your family with strength and love thru this hard time. -Yip

Posted by Siu Yip - Old Bridge, NJ - Friend   April 14, 2020

Dear Izabila . This is Ehab and Hoda .I am so sorry for the death of your father , my condolences and may Allah forgive him and he will be in heaven Ameen!

He was so kind and we all so sad for him . May you have patience and may Allah make it easy for all of you

Posted by Ehab Salama - South brunswick, NJ - Friend   April 14, 2020

I am so sorry for your loss

Posted by Ahmed Mohamed - South Brunswick, NJ - Family Friend   April 14, 2020

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