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Biagio "Billy" Guzzi

April 15, 2022

Obituary

Biagio “Billy” Guzzi, age 56,  passed away peacefully with family by his side Friday April 15, 2022. Billy was a 1984 graduate of Shore Regional High School, West Long Branch. After high school he continued working side by side with his father and brother in the family masonry business, J. Guzzi & Sons, Inc.

Billy also spent his time for many years as an active volunteer firefighter with the West Long Branch Fire Department, Station 1 where he received Firefighter of the year in 2011, along with receiving other accolades over the years from the department.

When he was not with his firefighting brothers supporting the community he could be found riding his bike around town or hunting in the woods with his son and brother. Family was most important to Billy.

Billy is survived by his cherished son, Biagio Joseph, his parents, Joseph and Pasqua (Angiuli) Guzzi; his siblings, Santo, Anna Maria (Ben) Camooso, Rosettina (Ed) Bertini and Joseph Jr. He also leaves behind his niece Carmela Bertini, many aunts, uncles, cousins and good friends. 

Visitation will be held at the Damiano Funeral Home, 191 Franklin Avenue in Long Branch on Friday, April 22 from 5-8 pm.  Funeral Saturday, 9:00 am from the funeral home with a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated at 10:30 am St. Dorothea’s Church in Eatontown. Entombment will follow at Woodbine Mausoleum in Oceanport. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made payable to "Biagio Guzzi Trust": in the memo section write for the benefit of his son Biagio Joseph Guzzi, P.O. Box 567, Long Branch, NJ 07740.  The family invites you to leave a letter of condolence by selecting the Tribute/Guestbook link above.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
April 22, 2022

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Damiano Funeral Home
191 Franklin Ave
LONG BRANCH, NJ 07740

Funeral Mass
Saturday
April 23, 2022

10:30 AM
St. Dorothea Roman Catholic Church
240 Broad Street
EATONTOWN, NJ 07724

Entombment

Woodbine Mausoleum
1173 Eatontown Blvd.
Oceanport, NJ 07757

Donations

Biagio Guzzi Trust
PO Box 567, Long Branch NJ 07740

in the memo section write for the benefit of his son Biagio Joseph Guzzi

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