Carmelo Buccisano

January 20, 1928 - November 29, 2010 

Carmelo Buccisano

January 20, 1928 - November 29, 2010 

Obituary for Carmelo Buccisano

BUCCISANO, Carmelo, age 82, of Mahwah, died Monday, November 29, 2010. Born in Saint Anna DiSeminara, Reggio Calabria, Italy, he came to the United States in 1953 and was a resident of Mahwah for the past 33 years.

Carmelo began his career as a young man for American Express and received numerous promotions throughout his career, retiring after 40 years as Director of Finance Operations for the travel division of American Express. He was a parishioner of St. Paul Roman Catholic Church of Ramsey.

Carmelo is survived by his beloved wife Teresa, his three dear children; Angela Buccisano of Mahwah, Elaine Buccisano-Wraga and husband Stephen of Fair Lawn and Vincent Buccisano and wife Kathyrn of Wyckoff, his four grandchildren; Michael, Christopher, Kelly Ann and Daniel, his brother Michael Buccisano and wife Caterina.

Friends may visit on Thursday 7:00 to 9:00 PM and Friday, 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 PM at the Vander Plaat Funeral Home (, 257 Godwin Avenue Wyckoff. Funeral Mass, Saturday, 10:00 AM at St. Paul's R.C. Church 200 Wyckoff Avenue Ramsey. Entombment, Maryrest Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, 20 Mercer Street, Hackensack, NJ 07601 or the American Heart Association, 1 Union Street, Suite 301, Robbinsville, NJ 08691.

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