Gill pays Tribute to Longtime Essex County Veterans Activist

BLOOMFIELD, NJ– Freeholder At-Large Brendan Gill joined Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. in dedicating a plaque recognizing the late Joseph Fornarotto, serviceman’s activist and longtime Belleville-Nutley Disabled American Veterans Commander, during Essex County’s annual Memorial Day observance in Glendale Cemetery in Bloomfield on Thursday, May 21st.

The plaque is located in the Veterans’ burial area in Glendale Cemetery that is owned by Essex County and where a formal memorial plaza was developed. Mr. Fornarotto was a resident of Belleville when he passed away on August 25, 2014, at the age of 88.

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