Francesco Altamura, 87, of Hasbrouck Heights for one year and formerly of Union City for over 40 years, passed away on December 20, 2020. Mr. Altamura was born in Molfetta, Bari, Italy and immigrated with his family to the U.S.A. in 1976. For over 30 years, he was a truck driver for Hoboken Tank Lines in Hoboken, retiring in 1998. Francesco was a member of the Societa Madonna Dei Martiri and Hoboken Italian Festival. He enjoyed spending time with his family. He was married in 1960 to his beloved wife Anna (nee Farinola) Altamura in Italy and they just celebrated 60 years of marriage. Loving father of Lina Cantatore and her husband Joe, Nicola Altamura and his wife Grace and Gino Altamura and his wife Grace. Cherished grandfather of Mike and his wife Michele, Annalisa and her husband Justin, Francesco, Mauro and his girlfriend Demi, Francesco and his fiancée Alexa, Domenico, Nico and great grandfather of Joseph, Gabriella, Francesco and Jaxon. Dear brother of Giulia Altamura, Cosmo Altamura, Maria Altamura, Angelo Altamura and the late Giuseppe Altamura. Caring uncle on many nieces and nephews. Devoted son of the late Nicolo Altamura and Pasqua Favuzzi. Funeral departing from the Kimak Funeral Home, 425 Broad Street, Carlstadt on Monday, December 28, 2020 at 9:30 AM for a Funeral Mass in St. Francis R.C. Church, Hoboken at 10:30 AM. Entombment Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington. Visitation Sunday 3-7 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, P.O. Box 22447, New York, N.Y. 10087-2447, Credit to: Luigi (Team Gino) Altamura.
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