Joseph Thomas Gualario – August 30, 2018

Joseph Thomas Gualario, 65, passed away Thursday after a long illness surrounded by his loving family. Joseph was a proud life-long Hoboken resident and will be sadly missed by his beloved wife of 42 years, Grace Gualario (nee Armenio), his daughters Lea DiVincent and her husband Stephen, Christina Gualario and her fiancé, Mark Mautone.  A great joy in his life were his three grandchildren, Sophia Hope, Stephen Arthur, and Christian Joseph.  Also surviving are his brothers Anthony and his wife Diana, James and his wife Linda, Michael and his partner Lisa, and John. Joe also loved his nieces and nephews: Michael, Tony, James, Lindsay, and Erica.

He was employed with Wakefern Food Corporation (Elizabeth, NJ) for 32 years until his retirement in 2014. He enjoyed summers spent at the Jersey Shore, traveling to Florida to visit with his family and walking his dogs. Besides playing football in high school as a Hoboken Redwing, Joe loved watching professional and college football, especially when his favorite teams Michigan University and the New York Giants played.


A Funeral Mass will be held Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 10:30 AM at Saints Peter & Paul Church located on 4th and Hudson Streets in Hoboken. Burial immediately following at Holy Cross Cemetery in North Arlington NJ.

Lawton-Turso Funeral Home

2 thoughts on “Joseph Thomas Gualario – August 30, 2018

  1. Dear Grace, sending heartfelt condolences to you, your children & your whole family.
    Enternal Rest grant unto Joe, dear Lord, & may perpetual light shine upon him. Amen

  2. Dear Grace I graduated with u guys , joe was a star in the Football team but always had time to talk too me , I always thought he was a stand up guy , even though most of us lost contact with each other I always remembered how great you were both together . Joe will be missed my Condolences to your entire Family . Jimmy Sarullo .

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