Gregg Steven Stropoli

March 27, 2024

Gregg Stropoli Obituary


Gregg Steven Stropoli, born on October 15, 1961 in Brooklyn, New York, passed away on March 27, 2024, at the age of 62 in Howell, NJ. When he was healthy, he was an avid tennis player. He loved his family and his dogs and cats. He adored his two grandchildren.

Gregg is survived by his wife of 39 years, Susan (nee Tracey), his daughter Meghan (Michael) Vacchiano, his grandchildren Tessa and Nicholas Vacchiano and his mother, Mary Ann Priolo. He is also survived by his brother Eric (Danielle), in-laws Kelly (Michael) Soli, Martin (Michele) Tracey, Pamela Tracey, his aunt, Kathleen Zammit (Victor), cousins Michael (Elizabeth), Joseph (Catherine), his aunt, Rose Mary Piazza and many nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his father, Frank Stropoli, his aunt, Geraldine Priolo, and father-in-law, Martin Tracey.

Gregg attended St. Agatha Catholic Grammar School, Xavarian High School and St. Francis College in Brooklyn. He worked as a Retail Manager at Rite Aid, Lechter's, and FW Woolworth.

In his free time, Gregg enjoyed playing tennis, boxing, basketball, listening to podcasts, and his favorite music, including Van Morrison and Hall & Oates, reading, and watching Jeopardy and reruns of Seinfeld.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, April 4, 2024 from 3-7 pm at Damiano Funeral Home, 191 Franklin Avenue in Long Branch. Funeral Friday, 9:30 am at the funeral home followed by a 10:30 am Mass at St. Michael's Church, 800 Ocean Avenue in Long Branch. Entombment will be at Maplewood Mausoleum in Freehold. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 30 East 33rd Street, New York NY 10016 Web: or the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, Metro & Rockland Chapters, 1480 US Highway 9 North Suite 306, Woodbridge, NJ 07095 Web: The family invites you to leave a letter of condolence by selecting the Tribute/Guestbook link above. 

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April 4, 2024

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Damiano Funeral Home
191 Franklin Ave

Mass of Christian Burial
April 5, 2024

10:30 AM
St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church
800 Ocean Avenue
Long Branch, NJ 07740


Maplewood Cemetery and Chapel Mausoleum
169 West Main Street
Freehold, NJ 07728


National Kidney Foundation
30 East 33rd Street, New York NY 10016

Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, Metro & Rockland Chapters
1480 US Highway 9 North Suite 306, Woodbridge NJ 07095


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