Angelo DePonti, 89, of Red Bank passed away Dec. 29, 2018. He was born in Red Bank to the late James and Anna (Cecero) DePonte. Angelo proudly served in the United States Marines during World War II and the Korean War. He was a 66-year life member and ex-captain of the Union Hose Company of the Red Bank Fire Department and a 29-year member of the Fair Haven Fire Company. Angelo was employed with the Borough of Red Bank for 13 years before beginning his career with the Garden State Parkway.
He is predeceased by his beloved wife Ruby (Boger) DePonti and his siblings, Josephine Thompson, Rachel Cannella and Peter DePonte. Surviving are his children, Steven and his wife Trish of Red Bank, and Susan and her husband Howard DeGeorge of Toms River; his grandchildren, Steven and his fiancé Krysta Chaplin, Matthew and his wife Stacie DePonti, Brian and his wife Shannon DeGeorge, and Michelle DeGeorge; and his great-grandson Sam Angelo DePonti. Also surviving are his dear siblings, Vincent DePonte of Florida, Dolly Graman of Lincroft and Marie Foster of Red Bank.
Visitation was held Jan. 3 at the John E. Day Funeral Home, Red Bank. A Mass of Christian Burial was held Jan. 4 at St. Anthony of Padua, Red Bank. Interment followed at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Middletown.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be sent in Angelo’s memory to the Union Hose Fire Company, 161 Shrewsbury Ave., Red Bank, NJ 07701. Please visit Angelo’s memorial website available at johnedayfuneralhome.com.