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  • Writer's pictureThe Hammonton Gazette

Anthony J. Passalacqua

Anthony J. Passalacqua, 78, of Buena passed away on Sunday, November 7, 2021 at Inspira Medical Center in Vineland.

Born in Hammonton he was a lifelong resident of the Hammonton, Collings Lakes and Buena area. Over the years he worked for Cypress Med Tech, M & R Factory Metal and at Ancora Psychiatric Hospital. He enjoyed cooking and baking and he won several gold medals from The Gazette for his baked goods. He enjoyed playing solitaire and being with his dogs Sophie and Luigi.

Anthony is predeceased by his beloved granddaughter, Alyssa M. Passalacqua.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley A. Passalacqua (nee Perna); two children, Anthony J. Passalacqua Jr. and Angela M. Patterson (nee Passalacqua) (John); four grandchildren, Amanda, Bella, Anthony J. Passalacqua III and Scott Warner; one brother, Paul Passalacqua (Karen); and several brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 from 11 a.m. to noon at Our Lady of the Lakes Church, 19 Malaga Road, Collings Lakes, where funeral services will take place at noon. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family to help with expenses, c/o Shirley Passalacqua, 103 Country Lane, Buena, NJ 08310. For information or to post condolences, go to

Arrangements made by Carnesale Funeral Home.


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