Mauro C. Greco
Mauro passed away peacefully on December 29th at the age of 86. He was born and raised in Kearny, NJ, where he resided his entire life. Mauro graduated from Seton Hall Preparatory High School and Seton Hall University. After graduating, he served in the United States Army. Mauro was President of Montville Manor Inc. , a real estate development company. His passion for the building industry was one that was well respected. Mauro was a member of the Builders Association of Northern New Jersey where he served on the board of directors and eventually became president. He received numerous honors and awards from the association commemorating his unwavering service to the building and construction industry and was named as a prestigious Life Director. Mauro was also a long-standing member of the New Jersey Builders Association where he served on numerous committees and earned the status of State Life director. Mauro had tremendous focus and dedication managing his real estate holdings.
He was a continuous long-standing member of the Kearny Lions Club and a member of the Atlantis Yacht Club in Monmouth Beach, NJ, where his passion for yachting was well known. He enjoyed spending his summers with friends and family entertaining on his boat. Through his late wife, Mauro had a passion for the accordion and was an honorary member of the American Accordionists’ Association. Loving husband to the late Maddalena Belfiore Greco. Cherished father of Nat and his wife JoAnn of East Hanover, and Frank of Hackensack. He also leaves his adoring grandchildren Christopher, Adrianna, and Alex and his companion Patricia “Patty” McKaig.
Funeral is from the Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Dr. Kearny on Friday at 8:30 AM. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Mount Carmel Church in Lyndhurst at 10:30 AM. Entombment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery. Visitation will be on Thursday from 3-9 PM at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Lions Club International Foundation.