Galante Funeral Home - Caldwell, NJCarol Cerrato DiVitto Sending Condolences for Nicholas Charles DiVitto2016-11-30 02:31:31Steve,
The following is Nicholas DiVitto's preliminary obituary. We need to complete the times, etc.
After a courageous battle with Multiple Myeloma, Nicholas Charles DiVitto, 65, of North Caldwell NJ passed away on Tuesday November 29th 2016 at Saint Barnabus Hospital. Funeral is on Friday December 2nd 2016 , assembling at ____a.m. Galante Funeral Home, 54 Roseland Ave., Caldwell, NJ., followed by a mass service at ____ a.m. at Notre Dame Church, 359 Central Ave, North Caldwell, NJ.
Nicholas DiVitto, born August 9, 1951 was raised in the Soho section of New York City and lived in Staten Island and Brooklyn before relocating to New Jersey fourteen years ago when he married his wife, Carol Cerrato, formerly of West Orange. He was the proud owner of Nicco’s Deli in Caldwell, NJ. Affectionately referred to as the New Jersey “Soup Nazi”, Nicco’s Deli was an Italian Deli worth visiting. Nicco’s Deli was voted 'Best Deli in Caldwell' by the November 2009 Suburban Essex Magazine Readers' Choice Awards and received rave reviews from Star Ledger’s, Peter J. Genovese. He previously owned both a successful pizzeria (Nicco’s Pizzeria) and deli (Midfield Deli) in Staten Island.
Nicholas was the beloved husband of Carol (Cerrato); loving son of Nicholas and Mary DiVitto (Carlo) deceased, son-in- law of Dominic and Mildred Cerrato (Foggio) deceased; devoted father of Michele DiVitto and her fiancé John Potenza, his twin girls, Claudia Andreula and her husband, Jason; Nicole Sullivan and her husband, Christopher, and adoring grandfather of Tyler-Christopher and Lauryn -Nicole Sullivan; loving brother of Carol Denardo and her husband Andrew; Charlene Reyes (deceased); Ann Leone DiVitto former wife and life-long friend and sister -in-law Diana Sefchik and her husband Gary.
He was the owner of adorable and mischievous cats that made him laugh as follows: Blue-Eyes, Tiny and Nicco who were born in his garage, his oldest cat Depot whom he found at the Little Falls ‘Home Depot’ parking lot as a one pound kitten and Demi and Nicky who have sadly passed but will be waiting for him at the gates of heaven along with his mother, father , sister and former brothers’ in law, Vincent (Yack) Caruso and Jimmy Kinsley and of course his mother-in-law Mildred Cerrato whom he got a ‘kick out of’, always had a smile for and got away with calling her Milly. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Haal - Homeless Animal Adoption League 56 Dodd St., Bloomfield, NJ 07003