In Memoriam


In Memory of

Nicholas J. Manicone

January 4, 2016


Nicholas 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. 6, 2016


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