Michele Saporito

Michele Saporito

Monday July 6, 1931 - Monday December 2, 2019
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Loving Husband, Father & Grandfather and Korean War Veteran

Michele Saporito, 88 passed away on Monday, December 2, 2019 at his home. Born in Nutley, the son of Michele Saporito, Sr. and Christina (Coschigano) Saporito, he was a lifelong resident of Nutley.
Prior to his retirement, Michele worked as a machinist for Westinghouse in Belleville for 37 years. He was a proud Army Veteran of the Korean War, a member of V.F.W. Post #493 in Nutley and the American Legion Post #105 in Belleville. He also raised pigeons in his spare time.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Thelma (Champignon) Saporito; 5 children, Michele Cantelmo and her husband, John, Christine Missaggia and her husband, Peter, Michael Saporito and his wife, Norma, Carolann Martello and her husband Robert, and Danny Saporito and his wife, Tracey; his grandchildren, Raymond, Michele, Danielle, Jenna, Kayla, Kristina, Michael Jr., Michael and Nicole and his sister, Jennie Casiello. Along with his parents, he was predeceased by his sisters, Mary Monto and Lena Torsiello and his brothers, Constantino and Joseph Saporito.

The funeral will be Friday, December 6, 2019 from the S.W. Brown & Son Funeral Home, (, 267 Centre St., Nutley at 8:30 a.m.

The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary’s Church in Nutley at 9:30 a.m.

The interment will follow at East Ridgelawn Cemetery in Clifton.

Visitors will be received at the funeral home on Thursday from 4-8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital ( would be appreciated.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, December 5th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Thursday, December 5th, 2019 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    S.W. Brown & Son Funeral Home
    267 Centre Street
    NUTLEY, NJ 07110
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  • Service

    Friday, December 6th, 2019 | 9:30am
    Friday, December 6th, 2019 9:30am
    St. Mary's Church
    17 Monsignor Owens Place
    NUTLEY, NJ 07110
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  • Interment

    East Ridgelawn Cemetery
    255 Main Avenue
    CLIFTON, NJ 07014
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  • American
  • American Legion
  • Army
  • Korean Service Medal
  • United Nations Korean Service Medal
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Private Condolence

Alana and Michael Capano

Posted at 09:50pm
Dear Michele and family,

We are so sorry for the loss of your grandpa. Our condolences and prayers to you and your family during this tough time. May this tree be a reminder of how amazing he was!

Alana and Michael Capano
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Kathy Kiszka

Posted at 09:05pm
In memory of Michele Saporito. A very special man.
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