Carmine Peter Galasso

carmine galasso

February 5, 1922 ~ August 13, 2015

Galasso, Carmine Peter age 93, of Leonia, passed away peacefully on August 13, 2015. He was born February 5, 1922 in New York City to the late Carmela and Giovanni Galasso. He was predeceased by his wife, Nina (Toransky) (2012), his brother, Sabato Galasso; sister, Florence Schroeder; and granddaughter, Jessica Berkery. He is survived by his children, Valentina Arnold and husband Daniel (Alpine, NJ), Marina Lister and husband John (Old Bridge, NJ), Cristina Ryan (Leonia, NJ), John Galasso and wife Joanne (Bridgewater, NJ); his grandchildren, Erica, Larissa, Michael, Sean, Nicolas, Nina, Alexander, and Monica; and his great-grandson, Dylan, all of whom he adored. "Pete" was a WWII US army veteran, serving in the 80th Division of Patton's 3rd Army during the Battle of the Bulge. Before retiring, he was owner and proprietor of Alray Liquors in Moonachie, NJ, as well as several real estate ventures. He was a parishioner of St. John the Evangelist R.C Church in Leonia. The family will receive their friends on Sunday 4:00 – 7:00 PM at the Frank A. Patti and Kenneth Mikatarian Funeral Home 327 Main Street "opposite the Fort Lee Library". Prayer Service Monday at 12:30 PM in Funeral Home. For condolences, directions, or information call (201) 944-0100 or


Funeral Service: August 17, 2015 12:30 pm

Frank A. Patti & Kenneth Mikatarian Funeral Home
327 Main Street
Fort Lee, NJ 07024

Visitation at Funeral Home: August 16, 2015 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Frank A. Patti & Kenneth Mikatarian Funeral Home
327 Main Street
Fort Lee, NJ 07024

Final Resting Place:

Madonna Cemetery
2070 Hoefley's Lane
Fort Lee, NJ 07024

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  1. John and Joanne,
    I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Carmine has certainly lived a full life, one that you should be very proud of. My condolences go out to you and your family, during this difficult time.

    Len Di Gregorio

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