Rae (Caputo) Piccolo

September 8, 2020


Rae Piccolo of Middletown, New Jersey, passed away peacefully on September 8, 2020. She was born in Brooklyn, New York, on April 27, 1922 and was a lifelong resident before settling in Middletown in 1994. She spent her life caring for her loving family and providing a warm and welcoming home for all.

Rae is predeceased by her cherished husband of 73 years Benny Piccolo, her parents, Gennaro and Josephine Caputo, her brothers Edward Salzano, Pasquale Salzano, and Louis Caputo, and her sister Margaret Messina. She is survived by her loving children, Maria DeLello-Castagnini and her husband, John of Jackson, New Jersey, Josephine DiChiaro and her husband, Salvatore of Middletown, New Jersey, Margaret Muscarella and her husband, Carl of Middletown, New Jersey and Anne Henderson and her husband, Craig of Tinton Falls, New Jersey. She is also survived by her cherished grandchildren Robert Delello and his wife, Michele, Stephen Delello and his wife, Michelle, Britney Pagano and her husband, Frank, Michael DiChiaro and his wife, Michelle, Anthony Muscarella and his wife, Mariel, Kyle Henderson and his wife, Caitlin, Joseph Muscarella, Gina Diduch and her husband Mike, Cecilia Muscarella and Chelsey Henderson. She also leaves behind her great grandchildren, Gabriella, Dominic, Marissa, Nicholas, Anthony, Andrew, Avery, Alex, Christian, Collin, Reese, Vail, Jase and Dani Rae. Rae will be sadly missed, but  never forgotten.

Family and friends are invited to visit on Sunday, September 13, 2020 from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Shore Point Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 3269 State Highway/Route 35 North, Hazlet, New Jersey 07730. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, located at 800 Ocean Ave, Long Branch, NJ, 07740 on Monday morning, September 14, 2020 at 10:00 AM. Interment will follow at Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veteran Cemetery, Wrightstown, New Jersey. For information, directions, or to send condolences to the family, please visit,

As per the regulations imposed through the State of New Jersey, there will now be a maximum of 100 persons allowed in the funeral home at one time.  In order to accommodate all of Rae’s family and friends, we ask that you please be brief while visiting in order to make room for additional guests to pay their respects; we thank you for your understanding during this time. Face protection is required as per state regulations.

The family asks that in lieu of gifts to the home, you consider making a donation to Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN).  EWTN is a Global Catholic Network that provides accessibility to daily mass and many other religious services. Rae was so happy to be able to enjoy Catholic services through this platform in her home.

To send flowers to Rae's family, please visit our floral store.


September 13, 2020

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Shore Point Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc.
3269 State Route 35
Hazlet, NJ 07730

Mass of Christian Burial
September 14, 2020

10:00 AM
St. Michael's Church
800 Ocean Avenue
Long Branch, NJ 07740

Interment following Mass
September 14, 2020

Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veteran's Memorial Cemetery
350 Province Line Road
Wrightstown, NJ 08562

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