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Thomas D.

December 18, 1955 – January 17, 2019

Thomas Ortuso
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Obituary for Thomas D. Ortuso

Thomas Ortuso, 63, of Flemington, passed away at his home surrounded by family on January 17, 2019. Born in Elizabeth, Thomas grew up in Roselle, moved to Roselle Park and settled in Flemington 23 years ago.

Visitation will be on Tuesday from 3-7pm at the Mastapeter Funeral Home, 400 Faitoute Ave in Roselle Park. Funeral service will be on Wednesday at 10:30am at the funeral home. Family and friends should arrive by 10:00am. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Westfield.

Thomas worked at the Star Ledger as a pressman for over 40 years before retiring in 2017. He was a member of the Graphic Communication Conference of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 8N.

Thomas loved telling jokes, going to casinos, working around the house and watching the New York Giants. He was always happiest when surrounded by his family and friends, especially his grandson Anthony and bullmastiff Bart.

Thomas was predeceased by his parents Peter & Mary; his brother John & sister Jean. Surviving is his wife of 37 years Gail; his children, Thomas and his wife Adriana; Richard and his girlfriend Tara; and his loving grandson Anthony. He is also survived by his brothers Peter and James; and his sisters, Mary Zago and Catherine Ortuso.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Eli Manning Foundation,, Hackensack University Medical Center Foundation, Attn. Tackle Kids Cancer, Suite 101, 160 Essex St, Lodi, NJ 07644.


When Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Mastapeter Funeral Home (Roselle Park, NJ)
400 Faitoute Avenue
Roselle Park, NJ 07204

Service Information

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019 10:30am
Mastapeter Funeral Home (Roselle Park)
400 Faitoute Avenue
Roselle Park, NJ 07204

Interment Information

Fairview Cemetery
Broad Street
Westfield, NJ