Gaetano ‘Tom’ Peluso


Gaetano A. Peluso, “Tom”, of Barrington, NJ, formerly of Rome, NY, passed away on April 25, 2019, at the age of 78. He was the beloved husband of Anita (nee Capponi) for 58 years; a devoted father of Joelle Peluso, Sherry Long (Terry), and Tom Peluso (Dawn); loving pop-pop of Terry, Tommy, Timmy, Gina, and Nicky; and dear brother of the late Richard Peluso. He is also survived by his sisters-in-law Donna Angotti and Pat Peluso; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Tom was a special family member of the Capuana family.

Tom was a coach of the boys little league in Barrington, NJ and a former usher of St. Francis de Sales for 40 years. He also retired from RCA after 42 years.

There will be a viewing from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday evening and 8:15 to 9:15 a.m. Thursday morning at Gardner Funeral Home, 126 S. Black Horse Pike Runnemede, NJ 08078 (856-939-2095). Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Rose of Lima RC Church, 300 E. Kings Hwy., Haddon Heights, NJ 08035. Entombment New St. Mary’s Mausoleum, Bellmawr, NJ. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Tom’s memory to Melissa Froio Foundation by visiting Family and friends may share memories at 


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