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Francesco Decandia

March 29, 1937 — December 22, 2020

Francesco DeCandia, 83, of Palisades Park, New Jersey, passed away on Tuesday December 22, 2020. Beloved husband of Theresa DeCandia (nee Scardigno). Loving father of Leo DeCandia & his wife Laurie, Frank DeCandia, Jr. & his wife Lynee, Peter DeCandia & his wife Janine, and Teresa Scarpati & her husband Richard. Cherished grandfather of Marina, Teresa, Francesco, Leo, Devin, Dylan, Joseph, Antonio, and Francesca. Dear brother of Marta, Maria, Gilormina, Nella, Michele, Cosmo, and the late Damiano and Isa. Francesco was born in Molfetta, Italy. At the age of 16 he moved to Venezuela before coming to Hoboken, NJ in 1962. He was the owner of F DeCandia & Sons Construction for over 25 years. He had a passion for gardening. He grew fruits, vegetables, and especially loved his trees. Throughout his life Francesco always had the utmost love and admiration for his family, friends, & his hometown of Molfetta, Italy. Funeral Mass Thursday, December 24, 2020 at 10AM Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, Tenafly. Entombment Madonna Mausoleum. Arrangements under the direction of Hunt-Stellato Funeral Home, 1601 Palisade Avenue, Fort Lee. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105-9959 or Cure PSP Foundation 1216 Broadway, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10001.

Thursday, December 24, 2020

Madonna Mausoleum
2070 Hoefleys Lane
Fort Lee NJ 07024

Thursday, December 24, 2020
10:00 AM -
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel R.C. Church
10 County Rd
Tenafly NJ 07670

Funeral HomeHunt-Stellato Funeral Home - Fort Lee
1601 Palisade Avenue
Fort Lee NJ - 07024
(201) 944-1202

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