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Services for Summit Police Officer Matthew Tarentino Announced

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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.

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