Anthony G. De Rose, 59, of Bayville, N.J. passed away peacefully on May 20, 2018 at his home.
Born in Elizabeth, N.J. on November 5, 1958, Anthony’s family later moved to Ocean Gate, N.J. where he would then graduate from Central Regional High School.
Known as the “Wood Surgeon”, Anthony owned and operated Anthony De Rose Construction for 35 years in Ocean County where his reputation as a perfectionist rewarded him the gratitude of many proud home owners.
Anthony loved to enjoy life. Charismatic, diligent and precise best describe Anthony’s remarkable personality and astounding work ethic. He considered himself a competitive athlete; excelling at basketball, tennis, softball, and bowling. Anthony had an immense passion for music, a proclivity for sharing jokes, and an amazing sense of humor.
He is predeceased by his father, John N. De Rose and mother, Vincenzia A. Groia.
Anthony is survived by his daughter Jennifer Arrington (Carlos), son Anthony, three brothers – Carl, John, and Thomas, granddaughter Charlotte Arrington, and former wife Helena.
Memorial service will be held on May 26, 2018 from 11:00am to 2:00pm at Mastapeter Funeral Home, 270 Atlantic City Boulevard, Bayville, NJ.