Anthony Montalbano
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Obituary of Anthony T. Montalbano

Anthony T. Montalbano, a longtime Florham Park resident, died peacefully at Brighton Gardens in Florham Park on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 after a long illness. He was 89.

Tony was born in Newark on July 11, 1932, to the late Giovanni and Angelina Montalbano. He was one of ten children.

After graduating high school, Tony was drafted into the United States Army and served during the Korean War.

Tony had a longtime career as a supervisor with AT&T. He enjoyed his retirement in Manahawkin, NJ, spending time at the beach and crabbing on his dock. Tony liked the holidays, good food and the company of his family and friends, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He will be deeply missed by all that loved and knew him.

Tony is survived by Lillian Montalbano, his son, Joseph Montalbano and his wife Theresa; his two granddaughters, Albry Smither and her husband Dex & Noelle Steinmeyer and her husband Matt; four great-grandchildren, Zoey, Gage, Reese and Tabitha; many nieces, nephews and dear friends.

In addition to his parents, Tony was predeceased by his son, John Thomas “Tom” Montalbano and his siblings.

Entombment will be held privately for the immediate family at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover.

In lieu of flowers, charitable contributions may be made in Tony’s memory to the American Cancer Society.

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