In Memoriam


In Memory of

Anthony J. 'Red' Galioto

September 12, 2016


Anthony J. "Red" Galioto, of West Orange, passed away at home on Monday, September 12, 2016. He was 88 years old.

Services will be conducted from the La Monica Memorial Home, 145 E. Mt. Pleasant Avenue, Livingston, on Thursday, Sept. 15, at 9 am, followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 10am, in St. Raphael R.C. Church, Livingston. Burial will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Bloomfield. The visitation will take place on Wednesday from 4-8 pm.

Anthony graduated from Newark College of Engineering (NJIT) in 1951 with a BS in Civil Engineering. He was a 1952 graduate of Air University-Installation Engineering Officer Course, a 1957 graduate of Yale University-Bureau of Highway Traffic, and a graduate of Massachusetts Institute of Technology-Advanced Highway Engineering.He was a registered professional engineer and member of the Institute of Traffic Engineering.

He was associated with consulting engineering firms throughout New York and New Jersey. He supervised a professional and technical staff in the planning, design, and installation of traffic control systems, procedures, and devices at Port Authority facilities.

Anthony worked for many years with the Port Authority of NY and NJ and was awarded the Authorities Unit Citation Medal for his work on the Lincoln Tunnel Exclusive Bus Lane Project and the Upper Deck replacement project at the George Washington Bridge.

Upon retirement, he worked part time in maintenance engineering with Daughters of Israel Nursing Home in West Orange.

Anthony was an Army veteran of WWII where he served as a drill sergeant and served in the US Air Force as a staff engineer during the Korean War.

He was a member of the American Legion, Elks, Retired Senior Volunteer Program of Essex County, and the Jewish Historical Society of Metro West. He was also a member of the Bloomfield Mandolin Orchestra, a life member of the Pinelands Cultural Society, and the Bluegrass & Old Time Music Association of NJ.

He was predeceased by his parents Rosaria (nee Sorce) and Antonio Galioto, and siblings Samuel, James, Peter, Julia, Rosalie Stanislawczyk, Joseph, Lucy El Koury, Michael, and Elizabeth Longo.

He is survived by his wife of many years, Antoinette (nee Bianchi), a sister Josephine Galioto, and many nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation the St. Barnabus Health & Hospice, 80 Main St., West Orange, NJ 07052.

Published in Star-Ledger on Sept. 13, 2016


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