March 9, 1938 - February 27, 2021
Jerome Vincent Huntzinger, Sr., 82 of Manchester Township, New Jersey, passed away on Saturday, February 27, 2021, at Staten Island University Hospital. Born Wednesday, March 9, 1938 in Staten Island, New York, he was the son of the late Paul and Mary Huntzinger. He was the husband of the late Barbara Huntzinger. Jerome lived the majority of his life on Staten Island until moving to New Jersey in 2007. He was a graduate of Tottenville High School and earned his associates degree at the Staten Island Community College under the G.I. Bill from proudly serving his country in the United States Army stationed in Tennessee during his time of active service. He went on to begin his career of 40 years as a firefighter for the New York City Fire Department. During the first 20 years, he was assigned to Ladder 6 - Engine 9 in Lower Manhattan and retired in 2003 out of Ladder 78- Engine 155 located in West Brighton, Staten Island. Jerome served as Staten Island Trustee for the Uniformed Firefighters Association for 9 years. Jerome was an avid golfer in his spare time. He loved his family, especially his grandchildren. He looked forward to family gatherings and spending the holidays together with them all. Surviving are his children Donna Syron (John), Jerome Vincent Huntzinger Jr.(Lisa) and John Huntzinger (Wendy), and Ellen Huntzinger (Mathieu Furlotte), his sisters Mary MacDonald and Patty Dezio and 8 grandchildren. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 AM on Friday at St Clare Church located at 110 Nelson Ave Staten Island, New York 10308.Arrangements include private cremation. The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM on Thursday, March 4, 2021, at John Vincent Scalia Home for Funerals, Inc., 28 Eltingville Blvd, Staten Island, New York. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.scaliahome.com Please be mindful due to the current State mandate that a mask must be worn at all times in the funeral home and social distancing requirements must be followed during the services. Due to the current Pandemic a strict 50 person in room policy is in effect, as well as a maximum of 200 people permitted in Church. Please adhere to this policy and allow others to pay their respects as well. Due to the current pandemic circumstances please note: We do not accept deliveries from outside vendors for bakery products, fruit baskets, and floral arrangements until further notice. Floral Arrangements can be purchased from our in house floral designers who work under the most stringent sanitary conditions which include temperature checks, mask wearing, distancing and protective clothing. You can call 718-948-2016 and place your order. We must protect the families we serve, our own families and staff who operate the funeral home.
Jerome Vincent Huntzinger, Sr., 82 of Manchester Township, New Jersey, passed away on Saturday, February 27, 2021, at Staten Island University Hospital. Born Wednesday, March 9, 1938 in Staten Island, New York, he was the son of the late Paul... View Obituary & Service Information
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