Dominick Pugliese, 82, of Toms River N.J., Passed away peacefully on October 3, 2022. He was the beloved husband of the late Nancy (2010) for over 50 years. A loving brother to William and his wife Connie, Delia and her late husband Nick Chudkowsky, loving uncle to William and his wife Delores, devoted godfather and uncle to Gina and her husband David, Jennifer and her husband Craig, Danielle and her husband Michael. Great uncle to Anthony, William, David, Jason, Louie, Marisa, Angela, Vincent, Gianna, Vincent, Taylor, Michael, and Alexa.
Mr. Pugliese was born and raised in Brooklyn, N.Y.; he left school to help support the family and subsequently, opened up his own restaurant called, "The Rivera" where he loved making pizza. Dominick and Nancy loved to travel around the world and meeting new people. He was a classic car enthusiast and would enjoy his yearly visits to the auto shows in Manhattan; he loved collecting classic cast iron cars; he loved music especially Elvis and Paul Anka; he was always the life of the party, quick witted and funny; he loved to tell stories and could talk all night long; he had a very close relationship with his brother and sister talking for hours on the phone and enjoyed many family gatherings. He will truly be missed. Rest in eternal peace Dom.