Joseph P. Galluzzi
Joseph P. Galluzzi of Springfield, N.J. passed away peacefully at home on Saturday August 15, 2020. He was 88 years old.
The funeral will be from the Galante Funeral Home 2800 Morris Ave. Union, N.J. on Thursday at 9 AM. The Funeral Mass will be in St. James Church in Springfield, N.J. at 10:30 AM. Entombment will follow in Hollywood Memorial Park in Union, N.J.
Visitation will be at the funeral home on Wednesday from 3-7 PM.
Born in Newark, N.J. to Frances (nee Valorani) and Anthony Galluzzi, He was a graduate of Central High School in Newark. During the Korean War he joined the US Navy and served his country for four years. When he was discharged from the Navy he attended Upsala College graduating in 1959.
Joe moved to Irvington, N.J. after marrying Lorraine (nee Distefano) , where he became a CPA and opened his own accounting office. He also served as a councilman for the town of Irvington and was president of the council for several terms.
Joe leaves his loving wife of 60 years Lorraine, sons Joseph A. and John Galluzzi, and his daughter Patricia Galluzzi - Holmes, grandchildren Joseph W. and Vienna Holmes, his brother Anthony Galluzzi, and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister Victoria Dare in 2003.
In lieu of flowers the family prefers memorials be made to The Center for Hope Hospice 1900 Raritan Road Scotch Plains, N.J. 07076 in his memory.