A funeral mass was offered Jan. 12 at St. Francis R.C. Church for Salvatore De Meo, 71, a lifelong Hoboken resident. He passed away Jan. 7 at Hoboken University Medical Center. Surviving is the mother of his children Jane and a daughter Melissa Veliz and her husband Lazaro, two sons Salvatore Jr. and his wife Kristen, and Daniel and his wife Kitty. His brother Nick and his wife Lorraine and their daughter Andrea. He will be sadly missed by his grandchildren Mikey Boy, Avery, and Salvatore, as well as many nieces and nephews. Salvatore spent 14 years on the Hoboken Police Force before retiring in 1991. His number one priority was being the best father and grandfather. His warm smile and great sense of humor will forever be remembered by all who knew him. Salvatore was a talented and well-known musician throughout Hoboken. His band Vintage rocked out at the local hotspots in the 80’s.