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Responsibility Award Honoree

Building A Legacy of Community Leaders

2018

University of Minnesota - Graduated with Honors -1970

US Air Force – Veteran during the Vietnam Conflict - honorably discharged in 1974

President/CEO of Stellato Funeral Homes, Inc. – Lyndhurst, Fairfield, Fort Lee and Bayonne

NJ State Board of Mortuary Science – 9 years – Serving as President - Appointee of Gov. Codey – Reappointed by Governor Corzine

Member of UNICO for 42 years – serving as President of the Lyndhurst Chapter from 1978 – 1979

Served in elected office in Lyndhurst from 1973-1997 – 3 terms on the Board of Education, 4 terms on Council as Mayor and Commissioner

Co-founder of the Bergen/Essex/Passaic Italian American Funeral Directors with to provide medical supplies and clothing for the earthquake riddled people of Avellino, Italy

As Mayor of Lyndhurst, a relationship was formed with Caggiano, Italy to create a “Sister Cities” program

Honored by Societa 82 as Man of the Year, received the Ieri Oggi Domani Stivale D’Oro Award. Recognized as NJ Business Man of the Year by the Italian American Police of NJ. Inducted into the Italian American Hall of Fame, awarded the Christopher Columbus Humanitarian Award by the Italian Tribune and Fairfield Unico Man of the Year.

Serves in many clubs including the Knights of Columbus, Elks, Kiwanis, Amvets and the American Legion

For the past 8 years he has served as the Chairman of the Democratic Party of Bergen County

Married for 47 years to Linda Stellato –

Father to Tracey and her husband Saverio, Dorianne and her husband Joseph Kryzsiak and Louis Stellato III and his wife Anna

Grandfather to Liliana, Saverio, Antonella, Tessa and Vienna


2017

Ellen Lambert

President, PSEG Foundation & Chief Diversity Officer, PSEG   


2016

BONNIE LAUTENBERG

ARTIST/PHOTOGRAPHER


2015

James cavaluzzi

chairman, Transworld marketing  


2014

Patrick j. McGowan

CEO, MCGOWAN BUILDERS


2013

ROBERT C. GARRETT

President & CEO, Hackensack University Health Network


2012

frank j. vuono

co-founder and partner, 16w marketing


2011

jack terhune

president, 200 club of Bergen county


2010

vince micco

1st Vice President/Director of Sales, Kearny bank