Vincent Pizzo

12/20/2018

Vincent Pizzo, 93 of Fair Lawn, NJ passed away on Thursday, December 20, 2018.  Born and raised in Queens, NY he resided in Fair Lawn for 63 years.  He was a parishioner of St. Anne RC Church in Fair Lawn and St. Mary RC Church in Pompton Lakes.  Vincent was a member of the North Jersey Community Center of the Deaf.  An avid bowler, he enjoyed woodworking, but most important he loved spending time with his family and friends. 

 

Prior to retiring, he was a pressman for Reliable Press in New York City for many years.  

 

Beloved husband of Rose (Infantino) Pizzo.  Loving and devoted father of Nancy Pizzo, Karen McClatchey and husband Dave and Paul Pizzo and wife Linda.  Cherished grandfather of Michelle, Vinnie and Dominic.  Adored brother of the late Joseph, Tony, Dominic, Lucy, Angie, Josephine and Mamie.  He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.  

 

A Funeral Mass is planned for Friday, December 28, 2018 10:30 AM at St. Anne RC Church, 15-05 St. Anne Street, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410.  Interment will follow at George Washington Memorial Park in Paramus, NJ.  The family will receive relatives and friends on Thursday 2 – 4 & 7 – 9 PM at Vander Plaat-Caggiano Funeral Home Inc., 13-31 Saddle River Road, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410. 201-797-3500.

 

Donations in memory of Vincent may be made to NEADS World Class Service Dogs, www.neads.org.

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Dear Pizzo Family, It is my sympathy to the loss of a wonderful man who was a gentle, kind soul. We have made a contribution to NEAD World Class Service Dogs in Vincent's memory. God bless him and my prayers are with you and the family during this time. Warm regards, Kathy Kady-Hopkins & Family
Kathy Kady Hopkins
12/27/2018
I remember Vincent and Rose as one of my parents near, dear and enduring friendships. Each taking turns babysitting, constantly at each other’s homes, and other activities, a full experience of life. I was the same age as Nancy, Karen as Tracey and Paul as David. There was as much in common as there were differences to embrace. Yet, none of that mattered. Just two couples raising their families in Fair Lawn, bound by geography, same aged offspring and striving for a meaningful life. To me, Vincent was big and strong, right down to his hands, with a full head of dark wavy hair. A handsome guy. He could do anything with his hands and often helped my dad often when he got in over his head. Vincent put floor tile in our oven to soften it such that it could bend nicely when installing it on stairs. Rounded and seemless, it looked amazing. He took the time to show me how to it was done. Slowly and gently, rubbing, bending, fitting it correctly. Another memory is being in their home during a hurricane. It was scary and a tree uprooted in their front yard. Vincent came home during the storm, watched with wonderment and fascination, going occasionally back outside to move or secure things from further damage (or maybe just for the experience of being outside in a hurricane). I watched from inside as he struggled against the wind, ultimately defeating it. He was a man’s man.
Jeffrey S. Lane
12/27/2018
Dear Rose & Family, We are so sorry to hear about your loss. It is very sad to lose someone we love so dearly, we are never ready to let go. But I hope you can take comfort in a lifetime of memories and knowing that there is a big reunion in heaven right now with those who've passed before him. I know Charlotte is at the head of the pack :) Love, Rick & Lynn Cole
Lynn & Rick Cole
12/24/2018
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