John Ciangiotto, 82, of Union Beach, passed away surrounded by his family on Friday, July 31st, at Bayshore Community Hospital in Holmdel. John was born in Newark, on December 1, 1937, a son of the late Josephine and Guacomo Ciangiotto. John lived in Lyndhurst before moving to Union Beach 48 years ago. John served in the U.S. Navy where he was stationed on the USS WASP aircraft carrier out of Norfolk, VA. After the Navy, John came home to work on the docks at the Port of Elizabeth for Bilkays. He later went on to work at the Costco warehouse in Monroe where he operated a forklift. John was an avid sports fan. He rooted for the Yankees and the Giants, but his favorite sports to watch was Nascar and motorcycle racing. He also enjoyed taking to the open roads on his motorcycle. He instilled the love of motorcycles onto his children.
John is survived by his devoted wife of 52 years, Angela Ciangiotto and their children John Ciangiotto and his wife Migdalia of Florida and Renee Ciangiotto of Union Beach. He also leaves behind his sister, Annette Smith, 6 grandchildren; Patrick, Giovannia, Caitlin (Derrell Thompson), Gregory, Robert and Stephanie, along with 5 great grandchildren; Mathew, Aiden, Isabella, Madeline and DJ. John was predeceased by his daughter Andrea Downey in 2013, his grandson Mathew Adams in 2012 and his brother Robert Ciangiotto.
Friends and relatives may pay their respects on Monday from 2-6 pm at Scott & Kedz Home for Funerals, 153 Church St, Belford. A funeral service will conclude the evening.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St Jude's Hospital at http://www..stjude.org/donate/ or the Shriner's Hospital at http://www.donate.lovetotherescue.org/give/.
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