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Giovanni Torrillo

October 16, 1934 ~ February 12, 2020 (age 85)

Obituary

Giovanni Torrillo, 85, of Jersey City passed away on February 12, 2020 surrounded by his loving family.  Giovanni was born in Pietraroia, Benevento, Italy.  He was a member of the Italian Navy, a mason, and a train mechanic for New Jersey Transit.  He enjoyed gardening, wine making, and curing meats for traditional Italian cold cuts.  He loved making homemade Italian pastas and sauces for his family.  Some of his favorite pastimes were watching Italian soccer, solving crossword puzzles, and he enjoyed cognac in his espresso every morning.    

 

Giovanni is survived by his beloved wife, Angela Maria Torrillo; his caring sons, Thomas and his wife, Angela and Gianpiero Torrillo; by his loving grandchildren, John Michael, Emily, Jackson, Daniel, Evan, Emma, and Alex; his brother, Antonio and his wife, Caterina; and by his many loving nieces and nephews.  He is predeceased in life by his parents, Tommaso and Pasqualina; and by his six siblings. 

 

Visitation is Friday, February 14, 2020 from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Riotto Funeral Home & Cremation Company, 3205 John F. Kennedy Blvd. Jersey City.  Last visitation is Saturday, February 15, 2020 from 9:00 AM to 9:30 AM at the funeral home.  Funeral Mass is at 10:00 AM at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, Jersey City.  Entombment will follow at Holy Name Cemetery, Jersey City. 

 

 

Giovanni Torrillo, 85 anni, di Jersey City è deceduto il 12 febbraio 2020 circondato dalla sua amorevole famiglia. Giovanni è nato a Pietraroia, Benevento, Italia. Era un membro della Marina italiana, un muratore e un meccanico del treno per il New Jersey Transit. Gli piaceva giardinaggio, vinificazione e salumi per i salumi tradizionali italiani. Adorava preparare pasta e salse italiane fatte in casa per la sua famiglia. Alcuni dei suoi passatempi preferiti erano guardare il calcio italiano, risolvere i cruciverba e ogni mattina si godeva il cognac nel suo espresso.
 
Giovanni è sopravvissuto dalla sua amata moglie, Angela Maria Torrillo; i suoi figli premurosi, Thomas e sua moglie, Angela e Gianpiero Torrillo; dai suoi nipoti amorevoli, John Michael, Emily, Jackson, Daniel, Evan, Emma e Alex; suo fratello Antonio e sua moglie Caterina; e dai suoi numerosi nipoti amorevoli e nipoti. È predeterminato nella vita dai suoi genitori, Tommaso e Pasqualina; e dai suoi sei fratelli.
 
La visita è venerdì 14 febbraio 2020, dalle 15:00 alle 20:00, presso la Rieral Funeral Home & Cremation Company, 3205 John F. Kennedy Blvd. Jersey City. L'ultima visita è sabato 15 febbraio 2020 dalle 9:00 alle 9:30 presso la sede del funerale. La messa funebre è alle 10:00 presso la Madonna del Monte. Carmel Church, Jersey City. Entombment seguirà al Holy Name Cemetery, a Jersey City.

 

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Services

Visitation
Friday
February 14, 2020

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Riotto Funeral Home
3205 John F. Kennedy Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ 07306

Funeral Service (Start & finish time)
Saturday
February 15, 2020

9:00 AM to 9:30 AM
Riotto Funeral Home
3205 John F. Kennedy Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ 07306

Funeral Mass
Saturday
February 15, 2020

10:00 AM
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel
99 Broadway
Jersey City, NJ 07306

Entombment
Saturday
February 15, 2020

11:30 AM
Holy Name Cemetery
823 West Side Ave.
Jersey City, NJ 07306

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