In Memoriam



Thomas I. Pittarese
Born in Brooklyn, NY on Nov. 19, 1948
Died Apr. 25, 2012 and resided in Edison, NJ.

Visitation:         Friday, Apr. 27, 2012 - 2pm to 4pm & 7pm to 9pm
Funeral Mass:  Saturday, Apr. 28, 2012
Funeral Home: Costello-Runyon
Cemetery:        Resurrection Burial Park

Thomas I. Pittarese, 63, of Edison, passed away Wednesday at his home.
Born in Brooklyn, he resided in Edison for 40 years.

He was a Port Authority Police Patrolman for 26 years. He then went to St. Peters College where he received his Master's Degree. He became an Adjunct Criminal Justice Professor at St. Peters College in Jersey City, where he was employed for 5 years.

He was a parishioner of St. Matthew's RC Church, Edison and a former head of the Ethics Baord in Edison.

Thomas is predeceased by his parents Ignatius and Angelina Pittarese; his brother Frank Pittarese; brother-in-law Salvatore Guzzardi and sister-in-law Shelby Pittarese.

Surviving are his children Jennifer Pittarese of Edison, Christopher Pittarese of Tinton Falls and Timothy Pittarese of Edison; one sister Ann Guzzardi of Edison and one brother Rocco Pittarese of Adairsville, Georgia.

Funeral services will take place Saturday 8:45am at Costello-Runyon Funeral Home, 568 Middlesex Ave. (Rt.27) Metuchen ( followed by a Funeral Mass at 9:30am at St. Matthew's RC Church, Edison.

Interment will be at Resurrection Burial Park, Piscataway.

Visitation is Friday 2-4 and 7-9.

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