Lorenzo Miceli, 93, of Colonia, New Jersey passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at JFK Medical Center, Edison, New Jersey. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend the funeral from Gosselin Funeral Home, 660 New Dover Road, Edison, NJ on Saturday, May 1, 2021 at 8:30am. Thence to St. Andrew’s Roman Catholic Church, Avenel, NJ where at 9:30am a funeral mass will be offered. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Friday, April 30, 2021 from 4:00pm-8:00pm. Entombment will be at Rosedale Cemetery, Linden, NJ.
Lorenzo was born in Ribera, Sicily on December 4, 1927. In 1954 he came to Elizabeth, New Jersey where he lived, until moving to Edison, New Jersey in 1982 and then to Colonia, New Jersey in 1995. Lorenzo loved to spend time in his garden, and also enjoyed hunting and fishing. Most of all he treasured spending time with his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. A caring husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and brother. Lorenzo is survived by his son, Gioacchino, and his wife, Michele (Tavaglione), Emanuele and his wife, Susan (Schaeffer), adoring grandchildren Lorenzo, Marissa Simoes and her husband, Manuel, Michael and Daniel and three cherished great grandchildren, Liliana, Nico and Michaela. Lorenzo was a lifelong member of the Ribera Italian American Club in Elizabeth, New Jersey. He worked for Hyatt Roller Bearing in Clark, New Jersey for 22 years and finished his career as a construction worker for Local 736 Laborers Union in Elizabeth, New Jersey.
Lorenzo was predeceased by his wife, Giuseppa (Giacobbe), three brothers, Gioacchino, Giuseppe, Alfonso and two sisters, Calogera Marabella and Angela Miceli.
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