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Thomas J Ferrone
Thomas J Ferrone

April 10, 1954 - February 5, 2019
Born in Rockaway, NJ
Resided in Newton, NJ


Thomas J. Ferrone, 64, of Newton passed away Tuesday, February 5, 2019.

Thomas was born and raised in Rockaway and was a graduate of Morris Hills High School, where he was an avid wrestler. Thomas worked as a mailman for the Rockaway Post Office for 30 years prior to his retirement.

Thomas loved to shoot pool and was the former captain of the pool team at Mt. Hope. He was a private person, but always enjoyed surrounding himself with the people he loved. Most of all, Thomas was the best husband in the world and will be deeply missed.

Thomas was predeceased by his father, Ciro Ferrone; and his brother, Tony. He is survived by his beloved wife, Claudia (nee Appel) Ferrone, whom he had been with for 35 years and married to for 25 years; his mother, Rita (nee Kelly) Ferrone; his brother, Jerry, and wife, Deb; his sister, Debi; his brother, Scott; his sister-in-law, Carmen; several nieces and nephews; and his great-nieces and great-nephews.

A Celebration of Life will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, February 10, 2019, at the Smith-McCracken Funeral Home, 63 High St, Newton.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601 or to the Lewy Body Dementia Association, 912 Killian Hill Rd SW, Lilburn, GA 30047.

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Celebration of Life
Smith-McCracken Funeral Home
63 High Street
Newton, NJ 07860
Sunday, February 10, 2019
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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