Obituary of R. Michael DeLorenzo
R. Michael DeLorenzo, 90, formerly of Fairfield, NJ passed away on Monday, November, 15, 2021.
Born in Newark in 1931 to Fred and Rose (Annacchiarcio) DeLorenzo, Michael graduated from
Barringer High School and went into the construction business. He became a general contractor with
his own businesses: R. M. DeLorenzo, Inc. and FairCon Builders.
Michael met the love of his life, Alma Preziosi and they wed in 1952. He was a longtime member
of the Caldwell Knights of Columbus and the Elks Club in Fairfield. After raising his family in Fairfield, he
moved to Toms River and then back to Roseland in recent years.
Predeceased by his beloved wife, Alma; his siblings, Marion Festa and Gerald DeLorenzo; and his daughter-in-law,
Kathleen; Michael is survived by his children, Richard; Fred (Jacqueline); and Denise (Joseph) D’Argenio;
his 6 grandchildren, Michael (Jennifer), Suzanne (Duane), Giada, Michelle, Amanda and Lisa; 3 great-grandchildren,
Julianna, Isabel and Michael; his sister-in-law, Carol Preziosi; and his niece, Sharon (Peter) Schiffelhuber.
Visitation will be Thursday, November 18th from 4:00 – 6:00 pm at Codey Funeral Home, 54 Roseland
Ave, Caldwell. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, November 19 th at 10:30 am at St. Aloysius
Church, 219 Bloomfield Ave, Caldwell. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Michael J. Fox Foundation would be appreciated.
Visitation at Funeral Home
54 Roseland Ave.
Caldwell, New Jersey 07006
Richard J. Codey, Owner/Manager, NJ Lic. #3175
Phone: (973) 226-6696
Fax: (973) 334-5253