In Memoriam, Peter J. Avenoso
Forked River - Peter J. Avenoso, 84, of Forked River passed away on Friday, January 25, 2019 at his home. Peter was born in Jersey City to Silvio and Filomena Avenoso and formerly of Ridgewood before moving to Forked River in 1977. Peter served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He worked for 14 years in the NJ Juvenile Justice Commission.

When he retired in 2003, Peter continued to enjoy his favorite activity, golfing. He was an active member and Past President (1986-1987) of the Rotary Club of Forked River, an organization that was very close to his heart and member of the Knights of Columbus, Upper Saddle River.

Peter was preceded in death by his brothers, Joseph G. Avenoso (1987) and Paul Avenoso (1999). He is survived by his nephew, Joseph C. Avenoso and his wife Linda; grandnephew, James and his wife Mary; grandniece Danielle Massad and her husband Christopher; great grandnephew, Connor; great grandniece, Mea and niece Linda Verhoest.

A Viewing will be held on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 from 2-4pm and 7-9 pm and again on Wednesday from 9-10am at Riggs Funeral Home, 130 North Route 9, Forked River. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday at 10:30am at St. Pius the Tenth Roman Catholic Church, 300 Lacey Rd., Forked River. Interment will follow at Good Luck Cemetery, Lanoka Harbor.
In honor of Peter's service and memory our club will be designating one of our scholarships in his name this year.