Francesco Cavallaro

RARITAN-    Francesco Cavallaro, 87, died on Tuesday, December 15, 2020 surrounded by his loving family.  He was born on March 12, 1933 to the late Candida and Paolo Cavallaro in Maropati, Calabria Italy.

Francesco was an autobody mechanic.   He loved restoring antique cars and watching soccer.  All who knew him will remember Francesco as a devoted husband, loving father, dear grandfather and a great grandfather.  He will be sadly missed by all who knew him.

Francesco is survived by his beloved wife Giorgia, loving children Paolo (fiancé Lynn Perruso) and Michael, Anna Maria Winchock (Eugene), cherished grandchildren Paolo (Rebecca), James, Margaux, Samantha, Stephanie and Julia, great grandchildren Paolo and Aurora and his sister Teresa Sarmati.  He is predeceased by his parents, a brother Giuseppe and a sister Assunta.

Visitation from 4:00pm to 8:00pm on Friday, December 18, 2020 at Bongiovi Funeral Home 416 Bell Avenue, Raritan, NJ (908) 725-1887.  Funeral service beginning with a visitation Saturday, December 19, 2020 from 10:00am to 11:00am at the Funeral Home followed by a Funeral Mass 11:30am at St. Bernard Church, Bridgewater, NJ.  Entombment St. Bernard Cemetery, Bridgewater, NJ.  To send an on-line condolence visit

                                    “FOREVER IN OUR HEARTS”