Orfeo Bellomo

Orfeo Bellomo

Saturday, April 1st, 1933 - Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020
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BELLOMO, Orfeo, age 86, of West Caldwell, died on January 22, 2020. Born in Gizzeria, Italy, he lived there for 14 years moving to New Jersey in 1947. He was the beloved son of Esterina Rosato Bellomo & Giovanni Battista Bellomo. Orfeo served in the US Army Reserves as a medic from 1958-1964, and he enjoyed his years studying abroad in Rome Italy, as well as in California at Berkeley and graduating from Rutgers with a major in History. He went on to become a high school teacher at Barringer High School in Newark, NJ. Orfeo cherished his grandchildren and enjoyed spending time with them. He had a passion for learning, listening to the opera, reading, writing poetry, politics, science and loved watching the horse races on the weekends at the Meadowlands. He was a loving & devoted father and grandfather. His memory will always be treasured in the hearts of his family and friends. He is survived by three children, John P. Bellomo & wife Michele, Robert P. Bellomo & wife Kathleen Lynch, and Lisa M. Rewick & husband Patrick, four grandchildren, Isabella Bellomo, Gianluca Bellomo, Alessandra Bellomo, and Valentina Bellomo. A Funeral Mass will be 10:30 am on Friday, January 31, 2020 at St. Aloysius RC Church, Caldwell. Entombment Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover, NJ. Condolences/Directions visit aloiafuneral.com
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    Friday, January 31st, 2020 | 10:30am
    Friday, January 31st, 2020 10:30am
    St. Aloysius RC Church - Caldwell
    219 Bloomfield Avenue
    CALDWELL, NJ 07006
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  • Interment

    Gate of Heaven Cemetery
    225 Ridgedale Avenue
    EAST HANOVER, NJ 07936
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Laura Andreaggi

Posted at 07:27am
I am very sorry to hear this news. I only saw Uncle Orpheus once when I was very young and I don't remember it except in the photos they sent to Italy. I pray for his soul that he may be reunited with his loved ones who have gone before him in Paradise

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Posted at 10:00am
Not being able to be present except with the heart, I send this small sign to represent all our closeness. With great affection, Gianpaolo Rosato
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