Giustiniano Veltre, 82, of Jersey City, Marion Section passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on Tuesday, May 18, 2021. Giustiniano was born in Bagnara, Italy and immigrated to Jersey City in 1970. Although retired, he was a talented plumber/electrician that kept him busy until his last days. He was very generous with his work and enjoyed lending anyone a hand around their home. His greatest love was spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. His humble, kind nature and love for life will be deeply missed by all who loved and knew him.
Giustiniano was the beloved husband of Albina Veltre (nee Calicchio) for 57 years: devoted father of Federico Veltre (Diane), Maria Veltre (Michele Calicchio), Pietro Veltre (retired JCPD) (Shawna O’Callahan JCPD) and Cleonice Veltre (Umberto DeRosa); loving grandfather of Samantha, Justin, Gianna, Federico, Lauren, Antonio, Tyler, Olivia and Ava. Predeceased by his loving brothers and sisters Dionizio, Filomena, Pasquale and Mafalda. Loving brother of Amedeo, Natalina, Orlanda, Emma and Giovanna. Loving brother-in-law of Christina DePierro. Filippo Calicchio, Gerardo Calicchio, and the late Oreste Calicchio. He is also survived by his many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Visitation is on Sunday, May 23, 2021, 3:00PM to 7:00PM at Riotto Funeral Home & Cremation Company, 3205 John F. Kennedy Blvd., Jersey City, NJ, 07306 (For GPS is best to use the parking lot address: 14 Stagg St, Jersey City.). Funeral Mass is on Monday, May 24, 2021, 11:00 AM at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 99 Broadway, Jersey City. Entombment will follow at Holy Name Mausoleum, Jersey City.
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