SALVATOR R. TUMINO, 82, of TOMS RIVER (NJ), formerly of Linden, passed away Wednesday, March
19, at Community Medical Center, Toms River. Born in Elizabeth, he was a lifelong
resident of Linden until moving to Toms River six years ago. Mr. Tumino was a tool
grinder for Hyatt Roller Bearing in Clark, for 27 years, retiring in 1986. He was a Navy
veteran of World War II serving on the USS Franklin. His ship was sunk after it was
bombed by Japanese war planes in the Pacific. Several hundred lives were lost. Mr.
Tumino was rescued after enduring many hours in the Pacific Ocean. He was a member of
Knights of Columbus, Linden Council 2859, an avid bowler with the Knights of Columbus
Bowling League, and the Linden Bowling League at Jersey Lanes.
Mr. Tumino was the beloved husband of 50 years to Stella Siano Tumino; devoted father of
Karen Cardone and her husband John of Brick; Donna Breden and her husband Jeffrey of
Lanoka Harbor; and cherished grandfather of Frank, Nicole, Stephen and Nicholas.
Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday and at 9:15 a.m. Tuesday
at Krowicki McCracken Funeral Home, 2124 E. St. George Ave., Linden. A Funeral Mass will
be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Elizabeth Roman Catholic Church, Linden. Entombment
will be at Mt. Olivet Cemetery Mausoleum, Newark. Send online condolences to