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Obituary: George W. Signoriello, 90

The Manalapan resident was a World War II veteran and worked for the Marlboro School District.

George W. Signoriello Sr., 90, of Manalapan, and formerly from New Brighton, Staten Island, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, January 2, 2013.

Born on Staten Island, he was a graduate of the College of New Rochelle. He was retired from the NYC Highway Department, where he worked as a District Foreman. When he moved to Manalapan, he went to work for the Marlboro School District, and later retired from there.

Mr. Signoriello was very active in NYC politics when he lived on Staten Island, and especially with the Regular Democratic party on Staten Island. He was a member of the Democratic County Committee for many years. When he moved to NJ, he joined the Republican Party, and became very active in New Jersey politics. He was a veteran of World War II, and served with the US Army Airborne in Africa and Sicily. Signoriello was a very patriotic man who loved his country and loved his family. He was a past commander of the Freehold VFW.

It was in Sicily that he met and married his wife of 59 years, the former Alba Pistorio who passed away in 2003. Signoriello is survived by his children, Antonia Westgate, Josephine Crain, Mary Megna, Frank and Vincent Signoriello, Fannie F. Eison and George Signoriello; his 16 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and his companion, Theresa Stringer. 

Visiting hours will be Saturday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Freeman Manalapan-Marlboro Funeral Home , 344 Route 9 North, Manalapan. A funeral service will be held on Monday at 11 AM, at Monmouth Worship Center , 37 Vanderburg Road, Marlboro, followed by interment at Old Tennent Cemetery, Manalapan. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or Wounded Warrior Project.

Stephanie Schmidt January 05, 2013 at 08:53 PM
George Signoriello is my son, Nicholas Megna's, great grandfather. He was such a wonderful man, who will be missed by so many. He was a very big part of my son's life and I am so thankful my son had 10 memorable years with his great grandpa, known to my son as his Baba. My thoughts and prayers go out to the entire Signoriello and Megna family. God bless. My deepest sympathies, Stephanie Schmidt
ron leiser January 06, 2013 at 04:34 PM
sorry for your loss.. george worked with us several smmers at ivy league day camp; the leiser family

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