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Services for Summit Police Officer Matthew Tarentino Announced

Credits: City of Summit

SUMMIT, NJ - Funeral arrangements for Summit Police Officer Matthew Tarentino have been detailed.

A viewing will be held on Sunday June 4, from 4 - 8 p.m., at the Church of the Immaculate Conception on 35 Mountain Avenue in Somerville.

A funeral mass will be held at the same location on Monday, June 5 at 10 a.m.

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Following the mass, a graveside service will be held at Resurrection Cemetery on 899 East Lincoln Avenue in Piscataway.

In lieu of flowers, a donation site for the Tarentino family has been established by the Summit Police Athletic League at youcaring.com.

Tarantino, 29, lost his life in a three-car vehicle crash that occurred May 30 at 6:20 a.m. on Interstate Highway 78 in Bernards. The incident also claimed the life of another driver, and resulted in non-life threatening injuries to a third motorist.

South Brunswick Police put out a post on Twitter Tuesday expressing their condolances.

"Our thoughts and Prayers are with the family and friends of Summit Police Officer Matthew Tarentino who was killed early (Tuesday)," the tweet read.


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