Michael Reale, Sr. 92 of Vineland passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at his son's home in Southampton, NJ surrounded by his family. He was born in Landisville and lived in Vineland.
Mike was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served in the Battle of The Bulge and the Europe Campaign, the 97th Division in WWII. He was employed by Kimble Glass Company until his retirement and loved his family, gardening and going to the casino.
He was the husband of the late Jeanette (Concetta Fantini) Reale. He is also predeceased by his parents, Samuel and Bessie Reale; brothers, Anthony, John, and Frank Reale; sister, Margaret Klausner, and son-in-law, Steve Andersen.
Mike is survived by his daughter, Gloria Andersen; son, Michael Reale Jr., (Robyn); and daughter, Patricia Reale; grandchildren, Stephen Andersen, Sheri (Lou) Petrini, Jason Birchfield, Michael III, Katie, Jon-Jon Reale and great granddaughter, Gianna Petrini. He is also survived by his twin sister, Mary Reale; sisters, Rosemarie Brandriff, and Josephine DeFilippis and several nieces and nephews.
Family and Friends are welcome to attend the visitation at DeMarco-Luisi Funeral Home, 2755 S. Lincoln Ave. Vineland, NJ 08361 on Monday, April 30, 2018 from 11am to 12:30pm. Mike will be laid to rest at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Vineland. Memories, thoughts and prayers may be extended to the family by visiting dlfuneral.com.