MIGLIORELLI, SALVATORE

A celebration of the life for Salvatore (Sal) Migliorelli, 76, was held at the Failla Memorial Home on July 28, and at a funeral mass at St. Francis Church, Hoboken, on July 29. He passed away July 24 at Hackensack University Memorial Hospital, surrounded by family and friends. Sal was born in Hoboken where he lived and was raised, relocated to Secaucus in the 1970s and more recently to Ridgewood. Sal was one of two children born to the late Anthony and Barbara Migliorelli. Sal was the husband of Maryann (nee Trezza). Besides being survived by his wife, Sal is survived by his son, Anthony and his wife Vincenza; granddaughter Samantha; sister Linda and her husband Michael Repetti; brother-in-law John Trezza and his wife Patricia; and sister-in-law Lucille Trezza, along with countless family and friends. He was predeceased by his brother-in-law Thomas Trezza. Sal’s  boyhood friend, Charles Tortorella, was more than a brother. He stood at his side for months during his medical challenges. Sal graduated from AJ Demarest High School, attended Fordham School of Pharmacy, graduating in 1966. He served in the US Army Infantry Division and was deployed to Vietnam where he saw combat. He was honorably discharged as a 2nd Lieutenant and was awarded the Bronze Star for his meritorious service in a combat zone. Sal was a pharmacist at Albini Pharmacy since 1966 and took over ownership in the early 1970s. He will always be remembered as the “people’s” pharmacist. Sal was an avid and active outdoorsman and his hobbies included boating, fishing, and hunting. He was an expert marksman and spent countless hours honing his skill at the gun range. He also enjoyed photography, was an avid reader, and liked to cook. Sal was a longtime parishioner of St. Francis Church and Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Ridgewood. Sal touched the lives of some many people with his smile, generosity and his love of life. Services arranged by The Failla Memorial Home, Hoboken.