Francesco Lepore, 77, of Union Beach, NJ passed away Sunday, September 10th, surrounded by his loving family at Riverview Medical Center, Red Bank.
Francesco was born in Toritto Bari, Italy on May 19, 1946. He was raised in Italy and served in the Italian Army before finally settling in Union Beach where he and his adoring wife, Giuseppina, raised their family.
Francesco was a hard worker and worked at the Monmouth County Vocational Schools for many years as well completing many home remodel jobs as side work. He had a love for tile work and was great at what he did. He could always be found outside tending to his loved grape vines and garden, visiting yard sales, crabbing or in the kitchen cooking. Francesco was always very proud of his homemade wine and sauce, which he would make every year with his family. His family will always cherish the loving memories and life lessons he taught them all.
Francesco is predeceased by his parents Joseph and Milena Lepore as well as his sister Nicoletta Servidio. He leaves behind his loving wife of forty nine years, Giuseppina Nee Guarcello Lepore, his cherished sons Ive and wife Tori, Alessandro, and Roberto and wife Jillian. He also leaves his four grandchildren, Danielle, Vanessa, Nicolas and Francesca.
Visitation will be held 4 PM to 8 PM on Thursday, September 14th at Day Funeral Home in Keyport, New Jersey and again visitation will be held 9 AM to 9:45 AM on Friday, September 15th at the funeral home.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10 AM on Friday, September 15th at Holy Family RC Church in Union Beach, NJ.
Entombment will follow at St. Joseph's Cemetery of Keyport, NJ.