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Michele Pugliese

March 22, 2022


Michele Pugliese of Edison passed on March 22, 2022

Husband of Vincenza nee Pontoriero 

Father of Francesco, Domenica Pugliese her husband Omar Gonzalez, Rose Schaffer her husband Brian and Patricia Pugliese and her husband Deni Llambiri

Brother of Rosa Pontoriero, Angelina Pugliese and Lola Comerci 

Grandfather of Michael, Andrew, Isabella, Nicholas, Luke, Maia, Adrian

Born and raised in Spilinga Italy, he arrived in the United States in 1967 and lived in Kenilworth before moving to Edison. 

Michele was a foreman for 35 years with Ulrich Copper in Kenilworth before his retirement.

His fondest past time was maintaining his backyard garden and most of all spending time with his grandchildren.

Visitation is at the Galante Funeral Home 2800 Morris Ave Union on Friday from 4-8 PM, with a wake service at 7PM.

Interment will take place in Italy

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Research Hospital and America Cancer Society, (please see below)

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Michele Pugliese, please visit our floral store.


March 25, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Galante Funeral Home- Union
2800 Morris Ave
Union, NJ 07083

Wake Service
March 25, 2022

7:00 PM
Galante Funeral Home- Union
2800 Morris Ave
Union, NJ 07083

Internment in Italy


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

American Cancer Society NJ
986 South Springfield Avenue, Springfield, NJ 07081
Tel: 1-973-379-2480

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