Anthony J. Blumetti Jr. Obituary

Anthony J.  Blumetti Jr.
Anthony J. Blumetti Jr.

August 25, 1936 - February 29, 2020
Born in Newark, New Jersey
Resided in Bridgewater, New Jersey



Anthony (Tony) Blumetti entered eternal rest at his home in his 83rd year of life on February 29, 2020.

Born and raised in Newark, he was a long-time resident of Irvington before retiring for many years in Myrtle Beach, SC and later returned to NJ to reside in Bridgewater to be closer to family.

He was predeceased by his parents, Anthony Blumetti, Sr. and Margaret (Schroeder) Blumetti, and his former wife Carolyn (Piacente) Blumetti. Tony is survived by his loving wife Linda (Reinstein) Blumetti, his daughter Dawn (Blumetti) Golden and her husband James, his step-son Michael Piacente and his wife Hope, and his grandsons Kyle Golden and Matthew Golden. He is also survived by his brothers Ronald Blumetti and wife Margaret, and Richard Blumetti and wife MaryAnn.

Tony was a 1955 graduate of Irvington High School and served in the US Army from 1956 to 1958. After his Honorable Discharge from the Military, Anthony served his community as an Irvington Police Officer for 25 years. He retired from the Police Department in 1987 as a Detective with the Juvenile Aid Bureau. His favorite pastimes included playing golf and poker, going to the race track, watching football and baseball, and listening to Country Western music. He was a lifelong member of the NJ Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) and the Irvington Police Benevolent Association (PBA). Tony was a loving husband, devoted father and grandfather, and a kind and generous man to many friends and family members.

The family will hold a private celebration of life. Donations can be made to The American Heart Association,1 Union St., Suite 301, Robbinsville, NJ 08691 or the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 7023Merrifield, VA 22116.






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