Obituary of Salvatore Michael Guzzo, Jr.
Guzzo, Jr., Salvatore Michael, 94, of Lyndhurst, died on Tuesday, February 22, 2022. Mr. Guzzo was born and raised in Lyndhurst where he was a lifelong resident. Leaving high school early to enlist, Salvatore proudly served in the United States Navy during World War II on the aircraft Tarawa, a sacrifice in which he always took pride. Upon his honorable discharge he utilized the GI Bill to attend architecture school at night; all while working as a draftsman and raising his family. After obtaining his architects license, he formed Glucksman-Guzzo Architects in 1962, which for over 60 years continues to thrive today as Guzzo & Guzzo Architects. He served as president of the AIA New Jersey and the local Newark Suburban Chapter, and was recognized for many projects and achievements. Salvatore was predeceased by his beloved wife of 40 years, Florence Guzzo (nee Walz) in 1997 and by their son, Peter Guzzo in 2008. He is survived by his loving children, Carol Ann Guzzo and her husband, Craig Flug and Anthony Guzzo and his wife, Michele, by his cherished grandchildren, Anthony Guzzo, Jr. and his wife, Danielle, Lauren Lia and her husband, Matt, Rachel DeCamp and her husband, J.R., Mia Guzzo, and Christopher Flug, and his 4 great grandchildren along with many loving nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Nazare Memorial Home, Inc., 403 Ridge Road, Lyndhurst, NJ on Sunday, February 27, 2022 from 2 – 6 PM. All will gather at the funeral home on Monday, February 28 at 10:30 AM then to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Lyndhurst where at 11:30 AM a funeral mass will be offered. Interment, Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington. Please visit us at nazarememorialhome.com In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the American Diabetes Association, www.diabetes.org/diabetes/donation, or St. Jude’s www.stjude.org.
Gathering at the Funeral Home
Committal Service and Interment
In Loving Memory
Salvatore Guzzo, Jr.
1927 - 2022
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.