Gennaro DiCostanzo
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Gennaro DiCostanzo
  • October 29, 1953 - February 15, 2017
  • Apex, North Carolina

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Gennaro "Jerry" DiCostanzo, 63, of Apex, formerly of Staten Island, NY, passed away on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 after a lengthy illness.

The oldest of three children, Jerry was born on October 29, 1953 in Staten Island, NY to Antoinette Conte and Anthony DiCostanzo. Jerry was a skilled carpenter who took great pride in his work. His children, grandchildren, and beloved pup held a special place in his heart.

Jerry is preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his daughter, Christy Shine, and husband, Jeremy Donaldson; son, Christopher DiCostanzo; step-son, George Loli; sisters, Gloria Siciliano and Judy DiCostanzo; nephews, Anthony Siciliano and Phillip Siciliano; grandchildren, Micah Nguyen, Luke Nguyen, Coral Donaldson, and Cole Donaldson; his longtime friend, Arlene Pascarella; and his beloved canine companion, Tootsie.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 19, 2017 at Apex Funeral Home.