Arthur P Castaldi

Born: Sat., Sep. 11, 1920
Died: Thu., Sep. 15, 2005


4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Sun., Sep. 18, 2005
Location: Noto-Wynkoop Funeral Home

Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 AM Mon., Sep. 19, 2005
Location: St. Patrick's Catholic Church

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Arthur P. Castaldi, 85 of Harmony Township, died peacefully on Thursday, September 15 in New Eastwood Nursing Home, Wilson Borough.

Born September 11, 1920 in Netcong, N.J., he was a son of the late Carmine and Jennie Esposito Castaldi.

Mr. Castaldi graduated from Dover High School in 1938 where he played football.

In 1985, he retired from Hoffman-LaRoche in Belvidere after 17 years of service, where he also served on the Roche Heavy Rescue Team. Previously, he was a chemical laboratory technician for General Aniline and Film Corporation in South Easton for more then 25 years, retiring in 1971.

Mr. Castaldi served in the U.S. Navy as a Pharmacist Mate, 1st Class, serving aboard the L.S.M. Landing 307, serving in Okinawa, Guam and Hawaii receiving the Navy Medal, World War II Victory Metal, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, Honorable Service Pin and Button.

Arthur and his wife, the former Agnes M. Rossi celebrated fifty-nine years of marriage September 7th.

He was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church, in Belvidere for 53 years and also served as usher for many years. He was also a member of St. Philips and St. James' Over-Fifties Club and served as an officer of the Holy Name Society.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Brian G. and his wife Coreen of Lolo, Montana, a daughter, Elaine M. Young at home; three brothers, Victor of Owasso, Oklahoma, Louis of Netcong, N.J. and Valentino of Dover, N.J.; three sisters, Sara Mercure and Madeline Pollison, both of Succasunna, N.J. and Marie Broadhurst of Port Orange, Fl; grandchildren, Jill M. Young, Sara, Nicholas, Kate and Emma Castaldi. Two brothers Philip and Lawrence died earlier.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10:00 a.m. Monday in St. Patrick's Catholic Church, 327 Greenwich St., Belvidere, N.J. The Rev. Charles Sabella will be the celebrant of the Mass. Visitation will be held from 2-4 P.M. Sunday in the Noto-Wynkoop Funeral Home, 289 South Main Street, Phillipsburg. Burial will be in St. Philip and St. James Cemetery, Greenwich Twp. Online condolences are welcomed at

Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider a donation in memory of Arthur to Catholic Charities USA, 2005 Hurricane Relief Fund, PO Box 25168, Alexandria, VA 22313-9788.

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