Anthony Caracciolo, 90, formally of Brooklyn, N.Y and resided in Rahway N.J passed away peacefully at home on Friday, July 20th. Anthony was married to Francesca M Caracciolo for over 59 years and had two children Angela and Maria and four grandchildren, Michael, Joseph, Robert and Steven.
Anthony was a graduate of Fordham University and St. John’s Law School. In 1982 he received an Honorary Degree from St. John’s Law School. Mr. Caracciolo was a veteran in the U.S Army during the Korean War Conflict and was discharged as Sgt. 1st class in 1952. He practiced law in New York State. Along with being active in local politics and community School Board #7 in Brooklyn, NY, he served as Counsel to the majority leader, Thomas J. Cuite of the NYC council from 1970 to 1984 and was the chief clerk of the surrogate’s court of Kings County from 1984 to 1998. He was an active member of the South Brooklyn Lions, serving as president, a member of the Knights of Columbus, Catholic Lawyers, American Legion, Columbian Lawyers, along with many other organizations.
Visitation will be held at the Krowicki Gorny Memorial Home, 211 Westfield Ave., Clark on Monday, July 23rd from 2-4PM and 7-9PM. There will be a Funeral Mass at St. Agnes Church, 332 Madison Hill Rd., Clark at 9:45am Tuesday, July 24. Entombment will follow at St. Gertrude Cemetery in Colonia. In lieu of flowers, please consider memorial contributions in his name to South Brooklyn Lions Club, 395 5th Ave Brooklyn, 11215.