Obituary of Alphonse D. Iannacone
Alphonse D. Iannacone 73 of Monroe Twp, NJ passed away on Monday February 15, 2021 at St. Peter's University Hospital in New Brunswick. Al was born in Brooklyn, NY to Alphonse and Frances Iannacone and later moved to Staten Island, NY before eventually settling in Monroe Twp, NJ in 1996. Al attended Aviation High School in Queens, NY and attended The College of Staten Island. Al was a patriot who was proud to have served his country in Vietnam as well as serving 33 years in the Army National Guard. He was activated numerous times during his service with the National Guard including Operation Desert Storm and well as in the recovery effort following 9/11. After returning from Vietnam he joined the New York City Transit Police Department and upon retirement he worked at Home Depot in Milltown for 21 years. Married 52 years to his high school sweetheart, Rosemary with whom they raised two sons Brian and Craig, family was the most important focus of his life. Al loved coaching his sons sports teams and volunteering with the Scouts. Most recently, he enjoyed family vacations, especially with his grandsons. Al was a parishioner of St. James the Less RC Church in Jamesburg where he was an active member of the Knights of Columbus. He was dedicated to family, God and Country. Al had a great sense of humor, was a good friend to many, was always willing to lend a helping hand and his home was always open for friends and family to come and gather.
Al is survived by his wife, Rosemary, two sons: Brian and his wife Cyde (Jackie) and Craig and his wife Gabriela, three grandsons: Liam, Nico and Colton, two sisters: Marilyn and her husband Joseph and Carole and her husband Henry and one brother, Dennis and his wife Karen. Also surviving are many beloved nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be 2-4pm & 7-9pm on Monday February 22, 2021 and 9:30-10:30am on Tuesday February 23, 2021 at the M. David DeMarco Funeral Home, Inc. - 205 Rhode Hall Rd., Monroe Twp., NJ 08831 - 732-521-0555. Funeral services will begin at 10:30am on Tuesday from the funeral home. A funeral liturgy will be 11:00am at St. James the Less RC Church - 36 Lincoln Ave., Jamesburg, NJ 08831 followed by committal services at Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery - Wrightstown. For those who are unable to attend, the mass will be live-streamed and can be accessed at www.stjamesthelesschurch.org under Mass-Live Stream.
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