LOSITO, MICHAEL N.

A funeral mass was held July 6 at St. Peter the Apostle Church, River Edge, for Michael N. Losito, better known as “Mike Marine”, 93, a resident of Secaucus. He passed away July 3 at Villa Marie Claire in Saddle River. Born and raised on Adams Street in Hoboken, he served in the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and defended this country in the United States Marine Corps (USMC) in the Japanese theater of World War II, fighting in the battles of Saipan, Tinian, and Okinawa. After the war, he began his career on the NY/NJ waterfront as a longshoreman, checker, hiring agent, and stevedore superintendent throughout his 50 plus years. In 1951, he married his wife Marie Ceglie at St. Francis Church in Hoboken. Michael is survived by his wife Marie, his son John, and his son Carl and his wife Bernadette. He is also the grandfather of Michael and his wife Julia, John, Carl, Jr., and Maria, as well as the great-grandfather of Daniel and Grace.
Services arranged by the Beaugard-McKnight Funeral Home, River Edge.