Costantino "Andy" Tamasi

Costantino “Andy” Tamasi, 89, of Princeton passed away Sunday, October 16, 2022 at Capital Health Regional Medical Center of Trenton, NJ with his family by his side. 


Andy was born in Pettoranello Di Molise, Italy. He has been resident of Princeton since the age of three. Andy served in the United States Navy during the Korean War. He was plank owner on the USS Intrepid earning the rank of Petty Officer 2nd Class, and a lifetime member of the USS Intrepid Association. A machinist by trade, he was employed as a maintenance foreman for Princeton Recreation Department. He was a crossing guard for Princeton Township for 47 years. Andy was a member of the Italian American Sportsman Club, Roma Eterna Lodge, and the Princeton Pettoranello Sister City Foundation. Andy was a handyman, he loved cooking, gardening, hunting, fishing, and especially spending time with his family. He enjoyed going down the shore to Ortley Beach with his family for many years.


Predeceased by his parents Michael and Anna (Pinelli) Tamasi Sr, a brother Michael Tamasi Jr., two sisters-in-law and a brother-in-law Peggy Carazzai, and Pat and Norman Fairall;


He is survived by his loving wife of 67 years Marianne (Petrone) Tamasi, two sons and a daughter, Joe and Nancy Tamasi, David Tamasi, Debbie and Robert Nacarella seven grandchildren Arianna and her husband Joe Gallo, Daniella Tamasi, Tori Tamasi and her boyfriend Chris Ridolfi, Alec Tamasi, Deanna Nacarella and her fiancée Frank MacDuff, Nico Nacarella and his wife Vanessa, Francesca Nacarella, a great granddaughter Isla Mae Gallo, daughter-in-law Becky Tamasi, two brothers-in-law and a sister-in-law Renato Carazzai, Frank and Kris Petrone, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.


A Visitation will be held from 4:00-8:00PM on Wednesday, October 26, 2022 and from 9:30 to 10:30AM on Thursday, October 27, 2022 at Mather Hodge Funeral Home 40 Vandeventer Avenue, Princeton 08542. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00AM on Thursday, October 27, 2022 at St. Paul’s Catholic Church 216 Nassau Street, Princeton 08542. Burial will follow in Princeton Cemetery 29 Greenview Avenue, Princeton 08542.


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital in memory of Andy.