Anthony Padula Jr., 79 of Manahawkin, NJ passed away on Thursday July 6, 2017 at Southern Ocean Medical Center, Manahawkin.ÃÂ He was born and raised in Paterson, NJ and lived in Little Egg Harbor before retiring to Florida for 20 years.ÃÂ Anthony served in the US Air Force for 27 years and served during the Persian Gulf War.ÃÂ He attended St. Mary of the Pines R.C. Church in Manahawkin and was a Member of the Tuckerton Masonic Lodge #4. Anthony worked as the Superintendent of Public Works for Little Egg Harbor Twp. He volunteered for the Salvation Army as a cook for many years and was active in the Little Egg Harbor Republican Club.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 59 years Jenny, sons Mark Padula of Mays Landing, Daryl Padula and wife Lisa of Manahawkin, daughter Dina Padula of Ocean City and grandchildren Jordan (Lauren), Daryl James (Bileny), Matthew, Mason, Max, Manning and Madison.
He was predeceased by his brothers Samuel and Richard, sister Carmella ""Dolly"" and grandson Michael ""Mondo"".
A Funeral Mass will be held on Monday July 31, 2017 at 11:00am at St. Mary of the Pines R.C. Church, Manahawkin.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to your local Salvation Army.
Maxwell Funeral Home, Little Egg Harbor is handling arrangements.
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Monday, July 31, 2017
St Mary of the Pines Church
100 Bishop Lane
Manahawkin, New Jersey, United States