Anthony Provenzano

Obituary of Anthony Provenzano

Anthony J. Provenzano, 83, died Thursday, August 9, 2018, at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset.  Born in Brooklyn NY, he was the son of Gustave and Rose Provenzano.  Anthony was a graduate of Villanova University and Rutgers University.  He received his Masters Degree in social work and was still working as a social worker with Community Access Unlimited.  Anthony enjoyed community theatre and was active in theatres in both New York and New Jersey.  He was a faithful communicant of St. Mary of Czestochowa Church in Bound Brook serving as a lector and Eucharistic Minister as well as a bereavement counselor. 

Anthony was predeceased by his brothers Tommy, Gus, and Jack and his sister Ann Marie Provenzano.  He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Arlene, his five children Mark Provenzano of Bound Brook, Laura Hnasko, and husband John of Raritan; Stacey Venditti, and husband Andy of Raritan, Greg Provenzano and Tameka Ridley of Hillsborough, and Eric Provenzano of San Francisco.  His brother John Provenzano and Andrew Provenzano and wife, Karma, nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren. 

Gathering with the family will be on Tuesday, August 14, 2018, from 10:00 AM to Noon at the funeral home, followed by a 12:30 PM memorial mass at St. Mary of Czestochowa in Bound Brook.  Cremation was private.  Memorial donations in Anthony’s name may be made to Community Access Unlimited, c/o Cara Claire,  80 West Grand St., Elizabeth, NJ 07202 or online at


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