SEBASTIAN “SONNY” JOHN GANGEMI, 84, of Jackson Twp., NJ, passed away on Friday, January 25, 2019, at The Specialty Hospital of Central Jersey, located at Monmouth Medical Center, St. Barnabas Southern Campus, Lakewood Twp., NJ. He was born in Jersey City, NJ, and resided in Jackson Twp. for over 50 years.
Sebastian was employed as Facilities Manager for the school district by the Jackson Twp. Board of Education, retiring in 1990. In addition, he held positions with Jersey Shore Savings and Loan, Toms River, NJ, and Six Flags Great Adventure, Jackson Twp., NJ.
Sebastian was predeceased by his parents, Rocco and Angela Gangemi; his sister, Frances Russell; his brother, Bruno Gangemi; and by his nephew, Rocco Gangemi. He is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Rosalie Gangemi; his daughters, Cheryl Mazzeo and her husband, Ralph of Toms River, NJ, and Sandra Reich of Toms River, NJ; his 2 grandchildren, Nicholas Mazzeo and Christina Mazzeo of Toms River, NJ; his sisters, Carol Meyer and her husband, Bernie of Bayville, NJ, and Rosemary Kidd and her husband, Tommy of Whiting, NJ; and by his nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his visitation from 4–8 PM, on Wednesday, January 30, 2019, at the GEORGE S. HASSLER FUNERAL HOME, 980 Bennetts Mills Road, Jackson Township, NJ. A funeral gathering will be offered at 8:30 AM, on Thursday, January 31, 2019 at the funeral home. His funeral liturgy will follow at 9:30 AM, at St. Aloysius Roman Catholic Church, 935 Bennetts Mills Road, Jackson Township, NJ. Entombment will follow in St. Mary of the Lake Cemetery, Mary Queen of Peace Mausoleum, 2351 Massachusetts Ave, Toms River, NJ 08753. For directions, further information and to send condolence messages to the family, please select a tab on the left.