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March 31, 2019

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Antonio Rosa
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Obituary for Antonio Rosa

Antonio Rosa, age 66 of Tinton Falls, passed away on Sunday, March 31, 2019 at home. Antonio was born in the Bronx and was a life resident of Monmouth County. He served our Country honorably in the US Army and was a past Fort Bragg's Middleweight Boxing Champion. He owned several racehorses and was active in horseracing at Monmouth Park.

He was predeceased by his father Angel Rosa. Surviving are his mother, Carmen Tejedor; his companion, Grace Zoppi Meroni; 3 sons, 2 daughters, his brother, Angelo Rosa; 12 grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

A memorial gathering will be held on Tuesday, April 9 from 6 pm until the time of the funeral service at 7 pm at the Damiano Funeral Home, 191 Franklin Avenue in Long Branch. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Soldier On, Inc., 425 N. Main St, Building 6, Leeds, MA 01053 *check memo-Monmouth County, NJ*. The family invites you to leave a letter of condolence, light a memorial candle or make a memorial donation by selecting the appropriate tab.


When Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Damiano Funeral Home
191 Franklin Ave
Long Branch, NJ 07740

Service Information

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 7:00pm
Chaplain Donny Christopher
Justin Sallusto
Damiano Funeral Home
191 Franklin Ave
Long Branch, NJ 07740