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Onofrio "Nino" Lanza

July 26, 1942 ~ January 7, 2020 (age 77)


Onofrio "Nino" Lanza, 77 of Weehawken, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at Hoboken University Medical Center.  Born July 26, 1942 in Molfetta, Italy, to the late Cesare Lanza & Laura (nee: DeMuso) he lived in Hoboken before moving to Weehawken 30 years ago.   He was a skilled Carpenter.  Nino was a proud and devout member of the Madonna dei Martiri Society of Hoboken and enjoyed the camaraderie and celebrations around the Feast every September.

He is predeceased by his son Cesare Lanza & siblings; Ignacio & Luigi Lanza.

He is the beloved husband of Antonia (nee: DeNichilo), cherished father of Nicola "Nicky" Lanza & his wife Katie & of Laura Lanza & proud and loving grandfather of Melany & Wendy Lanza. 

He is also survived by his brothers Frank & Crescenzio Lanza and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, January 12, 2020 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Riotto Funeral Home & Cremation Co., Jersey City (For GPS use 14 Stagg Street).

Relatives and Friends are invited to attend the funeral on Monday, January 13th at 8:45 a.m.  A Funeral Mass will be offered at St. Francis Church, Hoboken at 10:00 a.m.

Mausoleum Entombment will follow at Fairview Mausoleum, Fairview.


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January 12, 2020

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Riotto Funeral Home
3205 John F. Kennedy Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ 07306

Funeral Mass
January 13, 2020

10:00 AM
St. Francis Church
308 Jefferson St.
Hoboken, New Jersey 07030

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