James Piazza Jr., age 99, husband of the late Lillian R. (Cusumano) Piazza, of Basking Ridge N.J., and formerly of Pottstown, died Monday at the Pine Acres Nursing Home, in Madison N.J.
Born in Sicily, he was the son of the late James and Frances (Venezia) Piazza.
He worked for 35 years at the former Mrs. Smith Pie Co., Pottstown.
He and his late wife where member’s of St. Aloysius R.C. Church, Pottstown, for over 60 years and belonged to the senior citizens group there. He also was a third degree Knights of Columbus Father Bally Council.
Surviving are two daughters, Francine R. wife of Albert Ritardi, of Mendham N.J., and Rosalind D., wife of the late Vincent P. Golden, of Peapack N.J., along with a sister, Mary wife of Michael Ciccotti, of Jeffersonville, Pa. Also surviving are four grandchildren, Steven F. husband of Leslie Ritardi, Christine A. wife of John McLaughlin, Cynthia A. wife of Lindsay Brown, and Kenneth V. husband of Alissa Golden, and 7 great grandchildren, John, Ryan, and Nick McLaughlin, Michael Ritardi, Laura Golden, and Clark & Lindsay Brown.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 AM Friday, in St. Aloysius R.C. Church, Hanover & Beech Sts., Pottstown. Burial will be in St. Aloysius New Cemetery, Lower Pottsgrove Twp. Friends may call on Friday from 9:30 to 10:15 AM at Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 711 N. Franklin St., Pottstown.
Contributions may be made in his memory to: First Aid Squad, Washington Ave., Basking Ridge N.J. 07920.