Frederick A. Almerino
Frederick A. Almerino, 89, of Brick Township,
N.J., passed away after a sudden illness on
Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, at Ocean Medical
Center, surrounded by his loving family.
Relatives and friends are invited to call
Thursday, Sept. 13, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at
O'Brien Funeral Home, 505 Burnt Tavern Rd.,
Brick, N.J. A Mass of Christian Burial will be
offered Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, at 9 a.m. at St.
Dominic's Church, Brick, N.J., followed by
burial at Pine Lawn Memorial Park, Long Island,
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born May 31, 1923, in the Bronx, N.Y., to
Salvatore and Minnie (Squillante) Almerino.
Graduating at 16 from high school, he attended
City College before enlisting in the Army Air
Force in 1942. Returning to New York after World
War II, he earned his CPA from Fordham
University and met and married his beloved wife,
Kathleen A. McCaffrey. He later joined the Port
Authority of New York and New Jersey, ascending
to vice president of business and development
before retiring after 30 years of service.
the loss of his wife of 38 years, he relocated
to Brick, N.J., in 1995 and found happiness
again with cherished companion of 18 years,
Josephine Martino. He is remembered for his
devotion to his family, sage advice and
ever-present love and support. He is survived by
four children and their spouses, Celeste Whirt
(James), Leslie Almerino (David Koczot), Megan
Rock (John Martin), J.R Almerino (Laura), and
loving grandchildren, Jessica, Sarah, Michael,
Stephanie, Julia and Marissa. Memorial
contributions in Mr. Almerino's name may be
directed to the Ocean Medical Center Foundation,
1345 Campus Parkway, S-A2, Neptune, N.J. 07753.
Published in Star-Ledger
on September 12, 2012