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Dennis M. Cuozzo

June 10, 1948 — March 21, 2024


CUOZZO, DENNIS M., 75, of Hawthorne formerly of Garfield died peacefully surrounded by his family on Thursday, March 21, 2024.  Beloved spouse and partner of 54 years to Ralph F. DiRienzo.  Loving Uncle of Thomas & his wife Jane Radell, Annette & her husband John Pocreva, Mark & his wife Kim Radell, Tracy & her husband Ryan O'Shea, Patrick Farraro and the late Kevin Radell.  Cherished Great Uncle of Kevin Pocreva, Emily & her husband Coby Rem, Kelly & her husband Paul McGee, Regan O'Shee, Hayden O'Shee, Madison O'Shee, and  Cate Radell.  Adored Great Great Uncle of Wesley and Parker McGee.  Dennis was predeceased by his parents Patrick & Mathilda Cuozzo, his Stepmother Winnie, and his sisters Barbara Radell and Patricia Farraro.

Before retiring Dennis ran the Group Sales Department of the Metropolitan Opera House, Manhattan, NY.  He also worked in Customer Service for the Speigel Bojean Company, NJ.  Dennis was a Church Cantor in Lodi and Hasbrouck Heights and loved singing for the church.  

Friends and family will be received on Tuesday, March 26th from 4:00-8:00 PM at Manke Memorial @ Scillieri-Arnold Funeral Home, 351 Fifth Avenue, Paterson.  A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, March 27th at 9:30 AM at St. Anthony RC Church, 276 Diamond Bridge Avenue, Hawthorne.  Cremation will be private.  

In lieu of flowers please consider making a donation in Dennis’ name to ARC of Bergen County.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Tuesday, March 26, 2024

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Manke Memorial @ Scillieri-Arnold Funeral Home

351 Fifth Avenue, Paterson, NJ 07514

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Wednesday, March 27, 2024

9:30 - 10:30 am (Eastern time)

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