David D'Alessio

Obituary of David D'Alessio

David J. D'Alessio

Mobil Oil Executive

David J. D'Alessio, of Vienna, VA, formerly of North Caldwell, NJ, passed away on Sunday, September 3, 2017, age 94.

Born and raised in Newark, NJ, David was the son of the late Alfonso and Adolina (Primamore) D'Alessio. After proudly serving in the US Marine Corp in World War II he returned to his hometown. As part of Rutgers University's first MBA program, he earned his masters degree in 1954.

David met and married the love of his life, Jeanette (Galuska). Together they raised a family and lived in Newark, Cedar Grove and North Caldwell before moving to Vienna, VA in 1980. They were married for 50 years.

In addition to his parents, David was predeceased by his beloved wife, Jeanette. Surviving are his devoted children and their spouses, Diane (Terry) Chambers, Steven (Madeline) D'Alessio; loving grandchildren, Michael Chambers, David (Allison) D'Alessio, and Anna D'Alessio. He lived to teach us hundreds of lessons, including, "you are never too old to kiss your father and grandfather."

David D'Alessio retired after a 35-year career from Mobil Oil as the Comptroller of the US Division.

While in North Caldwell he was one of the founding members of the Notre Dame Church. In Virginia, he was active in the arts and an avid supporter of The Kennedy Center.

Relatives and friends can visit with the family at the Codey & Jones Funeral Home, 54 Roseland Avenue, Caldwell, NJ on Friday, September 8th from 4-8pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at Notre Dame R.C. Church, 359 Central Avenue, North Caldwell, NJ on Saturday, September 9th at 10:00am. The interment will follow at Bloomfield Cemetery. To extend a condolence or share a memory, please visit www.codeyjonesfh.com.

In lieu of flowers, donations in David's Memory to The Kennedy Center (kennedy-center.org) or the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance (ocrfa.org) would be greatly appreciated.