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August 14, 1938 ~ July 13, 2023 (age 84) 84 Years Old
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Peter Striano, 84, passed away after his courageous battle with liver cancer on Thursday, July 13, 2023 at Valley Hospital.
Peter was born on August 14, 1938 in West Paterson (Woodland Park) to the late Peter and Anna Striano. He was one of five siblings, two preceded him in death, his brothers Henry and James. Peter resided in Ramsey, NJ for 40+ years with the love of his life and #1 Lady, Barbara Trent.
Peter is survived by Barbara Trent with whom he spent 42 devoted years, sisters Linda DeLuccia and Alex of Woodland Park, NJ, Diane Vega and Luis of Goose Creek, SC, sister in law Deborah Striano of Ashland, VA. Also survived by stepdaughters, Laura Ricci and Jorge Gomes of Waretown, NJ and Lisa Gish and Jeffrey of Ramsey, NJ. Cherished Grandfather (Papa Pete) of Timothy, Lauren, and Derek Ricci; Anthony and Mya Wiegers. Lastly, he leaves behind many treasured nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends who he enjoyed spending time with.
Peter was a Veteran of the United States Army, stationed in Germany for two years. Before retirement, he was employed by American Cyanamid Company, Wayne, NJ as a Security Fire and Safety Inspector for 17 years. Prior to Cyanamid, we was an Undercover Investigator for Pinkerton Company, Inc for 11 years.
Peter was an avid bowler with the Cy-Wayne bowling league for decades after retirement up until recently. Outdoor activities were his passion which included trout stream fishing, deep sea fishing, hunting, and gardening. You could always find him the happiest outside tending to his bountiful vegetable and flower gardens.
Peter and Barbara travelled extensively cruising to Italy, Greece, Caribbean Islands, Hawaii along with many other destinations. He truly enjoyed playing the slot machines in Vegas and running wild throughout Atlantic City, especially Oceans Resort. He will be greatly missed and remembered always.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Ramsey Ambulance Corp, Ramsey, NJ would be appreciated.