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William J. Della-Calce

April 18, 1924 ~ September 28, 2019 (age 95)


William J. Della-Calce, 95, of Keyport, New Jersey passed away peacefully on September 28, 2019 at Bayshore Hospital in Holmdel, New Jersey,  Bill was born on April 18,1924 in Jeannette, Pennsylvania where he resided for a short time. In 1936 his family moved to Manhattan, New York and in 1949 moved to Brooklyn, New York. He also lived in Flushing, New York, Morganville, New Jersey and in 2005 settled in Keyport, New Jersey. He was a proud United States Navy veteran of WWII and recipient of the Purple Heart. Bill was predeceased by his parents Angelo and Louisa (Riviore) Della-Calce.  He is survived by his beloved wife of 70 years Florence (Kostkiewicz) Della-Calce and his loving daughter Carol Rommel and her husband Joseph of Highlands, New Jersey.  Bill will be sadly missed but never forgotten. In respect of bill's wishes he will be privately cremated.  Family and friend are invited to a memorial visitation at the on Wednesday, October 2, 2019, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Shore Point Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 3269 State Highway/Route 35 North, Hazlet, New Jersey 07730. .A service and military honors will take place at the funeral home during the evening visitation hours.  Entombment of cremains will follow at a later date at Fair View Cemetery Mausoleum, 456 State Route/Highway 35, Red Bank (Middletown Township), New Jersey 07701. For information, directions, or to send condolences to the family, please visit,

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October 2, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cremation Funeral Service, Inc (Hazlet, New Jersey, Funeral Home)

Military Honors
October 2, 2019

6:45 PM
Cremation Funeral Service, Inc (Hazlet, New Jersey)

Prayer Service at Funeral Home
October 2, 2019

Shore Point Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc.
3269 State Route 35
Hazlet, NJ 07730

Pending Entombment of cremains

Fair View Cemetery
456 Highway 35
Middletown, NJ 07701

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