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Condolences to the Tufaro Family

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FMBA 21 would like to express condolences to retired Firefighter Louis Tufaro and Family.

Funeral arrangements are as follows: Viewing is 4 to 8pm on Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at Allwood Funeral Home located at 660 Allwood Road Clifton NJ.


Louis P., Clifton F.D. Ret. 78 died peacefully on Saturday, September 19, 2015 at his Clifton residence. Born in Lodi, Lou resided in Clifton for the past 49 years. A graduate of Lodi H.S., he received a degree in Fire Science at Passaic County Community College. Lou was employed as a Fire Fighter for the Clifton Fire Department for 30 years prior to his retirement in 2000. He was a member of FMBA Local #21 and is a former Scoutmaster of BSA Troop #23 both in Clifton. “Big Lou” served in the USMC in the late 1950’s and was an avid gardener. He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Mary Ann (Betz), by four sons, Louis J. Tufaro and wife, Mary Jo of Morris Plains, Christopher P. Tufaro , Gary V. Tufaro and wife, Janice and Gregory J. Tufaro and wife, Amy all of Cedar Grove; also by seven grandchildren, Valerie, Heather, Kaycie, Luke, Kyle, Alanna and Marissa; and by two brothers, John Tufaro of Myrtle Beach, SC and Patrick Tufaro of Paramus. Louis predeceased by 2 brothers, Joseph and James Tufaro. Funeral services will be held 11 AM Wednesday at Allwood Funeral Home, 660 Allwood Rd., Clifton, NJ 07012. Visiting hours are 4-8 PM Tuesday. Memorial donations to Cedar Grove UNICO, PO Box 27, Cedar Grove, NJ 07009 for a future scholarship fund in Lou’s name would be appreciated in lieu of flowers.
Published in The Record on Sept. 21, 2015