CLOSTER, N.J. -- Former Closter resident Salvatore Carmelo Tringali died on Dec. 10. He was 86.
Tringali was born on July 14, 1929 in Brooklyn to Liborio and Mary Tringali.
Tringali graduated his Brooklyn high school suma cum laude and proudly served in the United States Army during the Korean War from 1951 to 1953. He along with his brother-in-law Bernhard Knudsen, went on to successfully run the family business, Tringali Iron Works Inc., in Tribeca until his retirement in 1990.
As an avid poker player and stock market enthusiast, Tringali was able to spend his retirement doing what he loved, playing Texas Hold’em in Atlantic City and watching the ticker-tape on TV.
He was preceded in death by his wife Louise, son Lee and three siblings, Dominick, Jean and Lee.
Tringali is survived by his son Rick, daughter-in-law Tanya, three grandchildren, Ricky, Briana and Chloe and many nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Service was held at the Moritz Funeral Home in Closter.
Burial followed with military honors at Rockland Cemetery in Sparkill, N.Y.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Gentiva Hospice, 5544 Greenwich Road, Suite 202, Virginia Beach, VA, 23462. Please note 'In Memory of Salvatore Tringali.’