CLIFFSIDE PARK, N.J. — Remo A. Scremin, of Cliffside Park, died Monday, Nov. 7. He was 90.
He was born July 7, 1926, in Hoboken, to Robert and Maria Scremin.
He worked as a salesman for Quaker Soap in Secaucus. He served our country during World War II. At the age of 17, he joined the U.S. Navy in 1942 at the start of the war. He served on the U.S.S. Lyman Abbot, a liberty ship, as a gunner, where he headed to the European Theater, bringing supplies to Normandy Beach, France. He then boarded the U.S.S. Henry Clay to the Philippines, where he transferred in Manila to the U.S.S. Whippet, an oil tanker, on which he refueled war ships in the Philippines for 13 months. He was honorably discharged June 27, 1946.
He is survived by his wife, Josephine (nee) Simeone; daughter, Sydney Maria Kucan and her husband Steven; and grandchildren, Christopher and Stephanie Kucan.
There will be a funeral at 9 a.m. Friday at the A.K. Macagna Funeral Home, 495 Anderson Ave., Cliffside Park. A prayer service will be conducted at 10 a.m. in the funeral home at 10 a.m. immediately followed by his entombment at Madonna Mausoleum in Fort Lee. The family will receive their friends from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home Thursday. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly request donations to be made to the Alzheimer's Association .
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