WARREN, NJ - The Warren community is mourning the loss of Salvator Thomas Castronovo, 83, who passed away on Saturday, October 19, 2019 in Lavallette. He was fondly referred to as Tom, TC, or Mr. C.  and was a long-time owner of Edgewood Pharmacy.

 

Visitation will be held on Thursday, October 24, 2019, from 3-8 p.m. at Higgins Home For Funerals, 752 Mountain Blvd., Watchung. A funeral service will be held on Friday, October 25, 2019 at 10 a.m. at the funeral home.

 

Floral arrangements are welcome or a memorial donation may be made to either The First Tee Metropolitan New York, Plainfield Campus at www.thefirstteemetny.org(scroll to Funding Facility - Plainfield) or Friends of the Lavallette Beautification Committee (FLB) at 1606 Grand Central Ave., Lavallette, NJ  08735.

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Castronovo attended North Plainfield high school where he played golf and tennis, and graduated from Fordham University’s College of Pharmacy in 1958.   In 1961 he married his beloved wife, Mary Ann and a year later established Edgewood Pharmacy, the first pharmacy in Warren.  

 

Castronovo was an early member of the Warren Township Lion’s Club helping to create the annual Warren Lions Club Expo, served as the town’s Baseball Commissioner, and was a member of the 200 Club of Somerset County.

 

"He cherished his Warren community and touched the lives of so many both personally and professionally. " his obituary stated. "He is remembered as a man with strong values and integrity, a true gentleman with a kind smile. Tom often went above and beyond to help his customers, and he was proud to be able to serve the people in the area for so many years,"

 

The full obituary can be found here:

https://higginsfuneralhome.com/tribute/details/3638/Thomas-Castronovo/obituary.html#tribute-start