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Walter E.G. Stefanacci, 90, of Clifton, died Monday. Born in Clifton he was raised in Passaic. He graduated from Passaic High School in 1939 and moved back to Clifton upon getting married in 1946 and has resided there since. Mr. Stefanacci was President of Homes of America, a construction company based in Clifton. He was a World War II United States Army Veteran, serving in the American Theatre Operations and the European Theatre of Operations with the 102nd Infantry 407 Regiment receiving Combat Infantry Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Victory Medal Two Stars, Two Stars Combat Medal, Bronze Star and NJ Medal of Honor. Mr. Stefanacci was a parishioner of St. Philip the Apostle R.C. Church, Clifton and was a member of St. Philip's Primetimers, Bricklayers Union Local # 12 (originally) now is local # 4, receiving a 50 year pin, and Veterans Post # 347, American Legion, Clifton. He was predeceased by four brothers, Cataldo, William, Emil and Rocco; and one sister, Yolanda D'Amico. He is survived by his wife of sixty-five years, the former Fannie (Faye) Giordano; one son, Walter Stefanacci and his wife, Joyce of Wayne; one daughter, Rita Weiner and her husband, Joseph of Franklin Lakes; seven grandchildren: Aimee and her husband, David Galofaro, Michele and her husband, Franco Mazzei, Michael Weiner, Joseph Weiner, Carli and her husband, Daniel Crinion, Rhoni and her husband, Matthew Ryan and Nicholas Stefanacci; and eight great-grandchildren. Funeral Services are 9:15 am Thursday from Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home, 1313 Van Houten Ave., Clifton and 10:00 am Mass at St. Philip the Apostle R.C. Church, 797 Valley Road, Clifton. Interment to follow at Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Upper Montclair. Visiting Wednesday 2:00–4:00 pm and 7:00–9:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to Salvation Army, 550 Main Avenue, Passaic, NJ 07055.

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