Funeral mass was offered Dec. 30 at St. Nicholas Church, Jersey City, for Vincenzo Macolino, 79, of Jersey City. He passed away Dec. 27. Vincenzo was born in San Lupo, Benevento, Italy, and immigrated to Jersey City in 1966. Vincenzo worked 29 years for Holy Cross Cemetery in North Arlington and retired in 1995. He also worked in the environmental service department at Christ Hospital for 15 years. He was a devout parishioner of St. Nicholas Church. Vincenzo’s pride and joy was his family and he loved to be around people. He enjoyed cooking, walking and would always lend a hand to family and friends. Vincenzo was the husband for 55 years of Vittoria; the father of Josephine and Giuseppe Spina, Lupo and Alyson Macolino, Anna Maria and Brian Maher, Antonio and Francesca Macolino; the grandfather of Michael, Joseph and Antonio Spina, Antonio, Matteo and Francesca Macolino; the great-grandfather of Michael, Massimo, Anna Maria and Isabella Spina; the brother of Enrico Macolino, Rosaria Ciaglia, Ida and Nancy Vaccarella and the late Giovanni Macolino, and the son of the late Lupo and Giuseppina Macolino. Services arranged by the Riotto Funeral Home, Jersey City.

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