Paolo Fusca

Raritan NJ

Paolo Fusca, 89, died on October 28, 2022 surrounded by his loving family.  He was born in Sant’Onofrio (VV), Calabria, Italy on June 3, 1933 to his late parents Elisabetta & Raffaele Fusca.

Paolo was a communicant at St. Ann’s Church, Raritan, NJ.  He retired in 1997 from Reckitt Benckiser.

He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother, brother-in-law, uncle, and friend.  Paolo was a kind and caring person and will be sadly missed by all who knew him.

The most important activity for Paolo was spending time with his family and gathering for big family meals.  Paolo enjoyed spending time at his bungalow at the Jersey shore, maintaining his grapevine at his Raritan home and making his own wine.  He never tired of playing bocce ball with friends and with his grandchildren. 

Paolo is survived by his loving children, Elizabeth (Michael) Snyder of Flemington and Ralph (Marisol) Fusca of Raritan, wonderful grandchildren, Marissa, Jessica, Jadyn, Paul (PJ), Matthew, Mitchell, Crystal, Will and Meredith, sister-in-laws Catherina Fusca and Giovanna Figliano, brother-in-laws Tony (Felicia) Cugliari, Joseph (Anna) Cugliari and Frank Cugliari and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his loving wife, Maria, beloved daughter, Rose, his brothers Raffaele, Joseph and Francesco, sisters Maria, Anna and Concetta and brother-in-law Michael. 

Viewing will be held on Tuesday, November 1, 2022 at the Branchburg Funeral Home, 910 US-202 S, Branchburg NJ 08876, (908) 526-7638 4:00pm to 7:00pm.  Funeral Services, Wednesday, November 2, 2022, 9:00am to 10:30am at the funeral home followed by a 11:00 am Funeral Mass at St. Ann’s Church, 45 Anderson Street, Raritan, NJ 08869.  Entombment to follow at St. Bernard Cemetery, Bridgewater, NJ.  Memorial contributions can be made in his memory to St. Ann’s Church, 45 Anderson Street, Raritan NJ 08869, the National Kidney Foundation,  or the MDS Foundation, 

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Bongiovi Funeral Home Raritan, N.J. (908)725-1887 utilizing the Branchburg Funeral Home facility.  To leave an online condolence please visit the Branchburg Funeral Home website at or the Bongiovi Funeral Home website at