Michael Siragusa, age 78, passed away on Saturday, June 2, 2018, at University Hospital in Newark. Born and raised in Ribera, Italy he had resided in Hillside before moving to Warren in 1985.
He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Dentistry in Northern Italy. After arriving in the US, Michael was the owner of MS Dental Lab in Elizabeth for many years.
Michael will always be remembered for his loving, caring and infectious personality. He was known for helping others and you could always count on him. His passion for wanting to spend time with his family and enjoy a great Italian meal was something that he cherished. His interests ranged from watching auto racing, soccer events and traveling.
His family will miss him dearly, especially his unconditional support and love.
Surviving is his beloved wife of 51 years Maria (Vumbaca) Siragusa; his daughter Lynette Siragusa and her husband Robert Bailey, his son Joseph Siragusa and his wife Jennifer, and his grandchildren Giulia and Olivia Bailey.
A visitation will be held on Thursday, June 7, 2018 from 5-9 p.m. at Higgins Home for Funerals, 752 Mountain Blvd., Watchung, NJ. A service will begin on Friday morning at 9:30 a.m. at the funeral home followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady of the Mount Chapel in Warren. Entombment will follow at Somerset Hills Memorial Park, Basking Ridge.