Anthony G. Gangeri


Anthony G. Gangeri, 89, of Norwood for 62 years, passed away on Tuesday, February 6, 2018. Beloved husband of Mildred. Devoted father of Ronald Gangeri, Joyce Cerbasi and husband Philip and Nancy Congiusti and husband Dominick, all of Norwood. Cherished grandfather of Anthony Gangeri, Marnie and Mike Zansitis, Kimberly Faustini, David and Tara Drucker, Kate Cerbasi, Jennifer and Branden Moran, Julie and Chris Krcmaric and Michael and Keri Congiusti. Adored great-grandfather of Steven Faustini, Amelia Plescia, Shane and Danica Zansitis, Dalia and Daxton Drucker and Emmeline Krcmaric. Dearest brother of Catherine Scaglione (deceased) and husband John, David Gangeri and wife Beverly, Rosalie DeSena and husband David and Arthur Gangeri and wife Beth.

Tony was first and foremost a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He was the owner of Gangeri’s Garden Center and Power Equipment in Englewood for many years before retiring and founded the Bergen County Landscape Association. He also dedicated his life to community service. He was a councilman and police commissioner in Norwood in the 1980’s. Tony was a 60 year life member of the Norwood Volunteer Fire Company and was Fire Chief from 1973-74 and was a life member of the NJ State Exempt Fireman’s Assoc. as well as the Interborough Mutual Aid Assoc. of which he was past president. In retirement, Tony was also a crossing guard for almost 10 years. He also belonged to Kiwanis International.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday 10 AM at St. Anthony’s RC Church, Northvale with interment to follow at Rockland Cemetery, Sparkill, NY. Visiting hours are Friday 2-4 & 6-9 PM at Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Ave, Northvale (201-767-3050).

In lieu of flowers, donations to CHOP (Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia), the Norwood Fire Company or Norwood EMS would be greatly appreciated.



  1. Joyce:

    I am sorry to hear of the passing of your dear father. May be forever be your guardian angel.

    With Love
    Diane Smilari Belanger


    We are so sorry to hear of Uncle Tony’s passing.You are all in are Pray’s. With Love Pete & Maryellen

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