MAYWOOD, N.J. -- Gary J. Nardozza, of Maywood, died on Wednesday, Feb. 15. He was 55.
Nardozza was a freelance graphic designer. He had previously worked for Paulist Press, in Ramsey. He was a member of the Laurel and Hardy Film Club and an avid artist who enjoyed sculpting, painting and wood carving. He also enjoyed his Lionel trains.
He was a parishioner of Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, in Maywood.
"Gary will be greatly missed by all; he was a true gentle and generous soul with a big heart," information from the funeral home noted.
Nardozza is survived by his mother, Carmela (Sgro) Nardozza; siblings Joanne Kapinus of Maywood, and Joseph Nardozza Jr. and his wife Terri of Maywood; nephews and nieces Jonathan, Kolby, Jill, Cosmo and Briana; and many close friends.
He was preceded by his father, Joseph Nardozza Sr.
Visitation will be from 6-9 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17, at the G. Thomas Gentile Funeral Home, 397 Union St., in Hackensack. The funeral will be from the funeral home on Saturday at 8:45 a.m., with a 10 a.m. mass at Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, 400 Maywood Ave., in Maywood. Entombment will follow, at Garden of Memories Cemetery, in Washington Township.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to
- St. Jude Children's Hospital, by clicking here, or by mail to P.O. Box 1893, Memphis, TN 38101-9950, using this form; or
- Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center by clicking here, or by mail to P.O. Box 5028, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5028, using this form.
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