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Martin D. Passeri, Sr.

April 6, 1921 October 11, 2018
Martin D. Passeri, Sr.
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Obituary for Martin D. Passeri, Sr.

Martin Daniel Passeri Sr. passed away the morning of October 11, 2018.  Born on April 6, 1921 to Anna and Mariano Passeri, he was theyoungest of seven children. 
The family moved from Richland, PA to Camden, NJ when he was three years old.  He graduated from Woodrow Wilson HS.  His yearbook includes the following: great dancer, most popular, snappy dressing cheerleader, a swell guy. In the Who’s Who section of his yearbook, he was voted “ the noisiest.” 
He married his high school sweetheart, Mabel Sullivan, on October 9, 1943. Two months later the US Draft Board tapped him on the shoulder.  The Navy got another sailor. After the war, he returned to his wife and resumed civilian life as a welder at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard. He was a member of the Ironworkers Local 399 for 35 years. Martin rose to the level of superintendent for Lyons Steel Company, overseeing steel erection and rigging of bridges and tall buildings throughout the tri-state area. He continued in a supervisory capacity for PSI Construction until retirement. After retirement he sold the family home in Cherry Hill and moved to Lakebridge Retirement Community, where he spent many years playing golf and cards with good friends he met at the Woodbury Country Club. He was a big Phillies, Penn State, and Eagles fan. He also became very active in the local Catholic Church. 
Martin is survived his wife of 75 years, Mabel Passeri, and four of his five children: Barbara Passeri-Warfel of New Cumberland, PA; Nancy Ritz of Williamstown, NJ; Linda Passeri-Tobin of Abington, PA; and Martin Passeri Jr. of Berlin, NJ. He is proceeded in death by his youngest son Michael.  He was very proud of his sevengrandchildren and five great grandchildren.   
Viewing will be Thursday 10-10:45am in Saint Patrick's Church (Holy Angels Parish), 86 Cooper Street, Woodbury, NJ. Funeral mass 11am. Entombment Calvary Mausoleum.  Memories may be shared www.buddfuneralhome.com.


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Visitation

Thursday

18

Oct

10:00 AM 10/18/2018 10:00:00 AM - 10:45 AM 10/18/2018 10:45:00 AM
Holy Angels Parish (St. Patrick Church)

64 Cooper St, Woodbury, NJ 08096
Woodbury, New Jersey 08096

Holy Angels Parish (St. Patrick Church)
64 Cooper St, Woodbury, NJ 08096 Woodbury 08096 New Jersey
United States

Funeral Mass

Thursday

18

Oct

11:00 AM 10/18/2018 11:00:00 AM
Holy Angels Parish (St. Patrick Church)

64 Cooper St, Woodbury, NJ 08096
Woodbury, New Jersey 08096

Holy Angels Parish (St. Patrick Church)
64 Cooper St, Woodbury, NJ 08096 Woodbury 08096 New Jersey
United States

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Location

Calvary Cemetery Final Resting Place

2398 West Marlton Pike
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

2398 West Marlton Pike Cherry Hill 08002 NJ
United States
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