In Memory of
Nicholas J. Manicone
January 4, 2016
J. Manicone Mass is on Saturday for Port Authority
engineer, former North Brunswick resident, 87 Nicholas
J. Manicone died Monday, Jan. 4, 2016, at St. Peter's
University Hospital in New Brunswick, N.J. He was 87.
Funeral services will be at 8:15 a.m. on Saturday from
Selover Funeral Home, 555 Georges Road, North Brunswick,
N.J., followed by a 9 a.m. Mass at St. Mary of Mt.
Virgin Church in New Brunswick. Burial will follow in
Holy Cross Burial Park in South Brunswick, N.J. Friends
and relatives may call at the funeral home on Friday
from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Born in Jersey City, N.J., Nicholas lived there before
moving to North Brunswick in 1976. He was a resident at
Sunrise Assisted Living in East Brunswick, N.J., for the
past year and a half. He graduated from Snyder High
School in Jersey City in 1946.
Nicholas and was employed at Colgate's engineering
department while attending Jersey City Junior College,
graduating in 1948. He entered Cooper Union in 1949 and
was drafted into the United States Army in 1952, where
he was commissioned a 2nd lieutenant assigned to Float
Bridge Company at Fort Lewis, Wash., for 18 months.
Mr. Manicone returned from the military, received a
B.S.C.E. at Cooper Union, and worked for several
engineer firms before joining the Port Authority of New
York and New Jersey; he retired in 1992 after 25 years.
He was a communicant of St. Mary of Mount Virgin R.C.
Church in New Brunswick. He was predeceased by his
parents, Lucia (D'Erasmo) and Michele Manicone, and by
his sister, Clara G. Manicone. Surviving are his sister,
Orsola Cilino and her husband, Frank, of Hamilton
Square, N.J.; two brothers, Antonio Manicone and his
wife, Delia, of East Brunswick and George F. Manicone
and his wife, Carolyn, of Middlesex, N.J.; nephews,
Michael Cilino, Anthony Manicone II and his wife, Susy,
and George M. Manicone and his wife, Beth; nieces, Carol
Hills and her husband, William, Laura Lin and her
husband, A-Hu, and Cynthia Connolly; great-nieces and
nephews, Maria and Alexander Lin, Danielle and David
Hills, Tiffany Manicone, Izabella and Abigail Connolly,
and Axel Manicone.
Published in Star-Ledger on Jan.