Anthony "Sonny" DePeri

Sunday, January 1st, 1928 - Thursday, August 29th, 2019
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DePERI, Anthony "Sonny", age 91, a lifelong resident of Garfield, died on August 29, 2019 surrounded by his family. Sonny worked 25 years as a chemical operator with Hoffman LaRoche, Nutley retiring in 1986, was a parishioner of Our Lady of Mount Virgin Church, Garfield, and an avid card player who spent many hours at the Social Club on Passaic Street in Garfield, and the Lodi Pool Hall in Lodi. Sonny is predeceased by his loving wife of 69 years, Mary (nee Chirlo), three children, Michael DePeri, Lorraine DePeri, and Toni DePeri, and his siblings, Mary Catenaro, Rose Catenaro, Benjamin, Joseph and John DePeri. Sonny was a devoted father to Charles DePeri and wife Paula and Denise Jarensky and husband Dennis, cherished grandfather of Charles and wife Christina, Dennis and wife Nancy, and Danielle and husband Derick, adored great-grandfather of Alexis, Michael, Dennis, Abby, Nolan, Chase, Addison, and Cameron. Visiting Tuesday 4 to 8 pm. The funeral is Wednesday, September 4, 2019, arriving at the Aloia Funeral Home at 10 am followed by a 11 am mass at Our Lady of Mount Virgin Church, Garfield. Interment St. Nicholas Cemetery, Lodi. In lieu of flowers the family is accepting donations for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The DePeri family is in the care of the Aloia Funeral Home, 180 Harrison Ave., Garfield (973-340-7077). Condolences/Directions visit
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Aloia Funeral Home
    180 Harrison Avenue
    GARFIELD, NJ 07026
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  • Service

    Wednesday, September 4th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Wednesday, September 4th, 2019 11:00am
    Our Lady of Mount Virgin R.C. Church
    188 MacArthur Avenue
    GARFIELD, NJ 07026
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  • Interment

    St. Nicholas Cemetery - Lodi
    2 Terrace Avenue
    LODI, NJ 07644
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