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SERVICES ANNOUNCED FOR HORSE OWNER MICHAEL CAVALLO

Longtime horse owner Michael Cavallo, 79, of the Township of Washington, NJ, passed away on September 3, 2014.

The funeral is from the Becker Funeral Home, 219 Kinderkamack Rd., Westwood, NJ, on Monday at 9:30 a.m., with a 10:30 a.m. Funeral Mass at St. Andrew's Church, Westwood. Entombment will follow in Garden of Memories, Township of Washington. Visiting hours will be held on Saturday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., and Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Born and raised in Garfield, NJ, Michael moved to the Township of Washington 48 years ago.

He was a self-employed electrical contractor for 56 years and the owner of Able Electric Co. in Garfield since 1964.

Michael was a corporal in a U.S. Army tank cavalry radio communications unit at Fort Dix and Fort Benning.

He was a member of the New Jersey Builders Association and a founding member of the Washington Township Italian-American Club; he was also a member of the Washington Township Planning Board for 13 years and a member of Kiwanis International and the Lions Club.

Michael was predeceased by his daughter, Caren Cavallo-Pastena; his father, Frank Cavallo; his father-in-law, Lawrence Venturi; and his mother-in-law, Edna Watson Venturi.

Michael is survived by his wife of 53 years, Josephine Venturi-Cavallo; his daughter, Tracy Cavallo-Salerno and her husband, Peter; his grandchildren, Anthony Salerno and his wife, Eve Turner-Salerno; Gabrielle Salerno and her fiance, Brian Mayer, and his honorary grandson, Frank A. Husarek.

He also leaves his mother, R. Adeline Muro-Cavallo; his brothers, Frank Cavallo, Jr., and Rocco Cavallo and his wife, Judy; his brother-in-law, William Venturi and his wife, Eileen; his nieces and nephews, Kimberly Cavallo-Campigotto and her husband, Walter, and their sons, Matthew and Michael, Jeffrey M. Cavallo, Lawrence Venturi and his wife, Deborah, and their children, Kelly and Dominick, Jill Venturi-Abdinoor; and many loving extended family members and dear friends.

In lieu of flower donations, please refer to the Becker Funeral Home website, becker-funeralhome.com, for donation choices.

-Funeral home obituary

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