Anthony E. Orecchio

   Anthony E. Orecchio, 82, a longtime resident of Norwood, passed away on Thursday, August 23, 2012.  Beloved husband of Marianne (nee Pigoncelli).  Loving father of Mark and his wife Barbara of Emerson, Suzanne Ohliger and her husband Richard of Philadelphia, PA, and Thomas and his wife Allison of Old Tappan.  Adored grandfather of Kristen and her husband Matt, Joseph, Jacob, Vincent, Matthew, Nicholas (Niko), and Alexander (Alex).  Also survived by three sisters and other loving relatives.

   Mr. Orecchio was an Army Veteran of the Korean War.  Before retiring, he worked locally many years in the HVAC industry.   He was past commander of American Legion Post 272, a volunteer on the Norwood Emergency Medical Services, a member of the Optimist Club, and a Boyscout Leader for Troop 272, all in Norwood.

   A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday 11:00 AM at St. Anthony’s RC Church, Northvale.  Visiting hours are Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Anthony R. Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Avenue, Northvale.

   In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at