Obituary of Anthony J. Salimbene
Salimbene, Anthony J, 87, died on Friday, September 20, 2019. Mr. Salimbene was born and raised in Newark, Lived in Lyndhurst for 42 years and was a current resident of Monmouth Beach, NJ. He served in the US Navy(1951-1952). Anthony worked for Two Guys/Vornado for 25 years as a Appliance Service Tech and then from 1977 until 2007, he worked at the Meadowlands Racetrack & Monmouth Racetrack. Anthony volunteered his time graciously, from working Bingo at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church to being a Referee and Umpire for the Women's Volley Ball and Softball Leagues and the boys Little League baseball, all of Lyndhurst. In addition to those, he was one of the bus drivers for the students with special needs in town. Once living in Monmouth Beach, he continued to work for State Starbound National Competition of Lanoka Harbour and was an Usher for the 12noon mass at The Church of Precious Blood. Mr. Salimbene is predeceased by his daughter, Gloria Ascione in April 2000. He is survived by his beloved wife of 64 years, Christina (nee Meola) Salimbene, by his loving children, Anthony Salimbene & his wife, Christine and Marianne Salimbene and her spouse, Lyn, by his dear grandchildren, Michael Ascione, Jr., John and Anthony Salimbene and Marissa Ascione, also by many nieces and nephews, especially, Nick Salimbene, whom he considered younger "brother". Anthony was a family man with a passion for crabbing and fishing. He loved everyone and was always smiling.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation held at the Nazare Memorial Home, Inc., 403 Ridge Road, Lyndhurst on Monday, September 23, 2019 from 4 to 8PM. All will gather at the funeral home on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at 10AM then to Mount Carmel Church, Lyndhurst where at 11AM a Funeral Mass will be offered. Cremation private. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Anthony's memory to Monmouth Beach First Aid Squad, 25 Beach Road, Monmouth Beach, NJ 07750
Gathering at the Funeral Home
Three generations of a family that took root in Lyndhurst and have created a legacy to be the people you know with respect, dignity and compassion for all those who pass through our doors. For close to 90 years the Nazare Memorial Home has been a pillar of service to the people of Lyndhurst and its bordering communities.