Albert Tizzano, born to Clementine and Luca Tizzano, was one of five children. Born and raised in New York, Al moved to Montclair NJ at age 13. After completing his education, Al served in the Army earning the rank Corporal/MP, during the Korean War. Al worked in a family automotive business in Montclair and the Township of Glen Ridge.
Al met and married the love of his life, Mary, and settled in Bloomfield where they became parishioners at Saint Thomas.
Al was ordained as Deacon in the 1st Diocese Deacon Ordination group at Sacred Heart Cathedral for the Arch Diocese of Newark in December 1975, and faithfully served the St. Thomas the Apostle church Bloomfield NJ for over 40 years. Al has been involved in many church activities: training altar servers, teaching CCD, visiting the sick, bringing communion to shut-ins, Baptisms, Weddings and funerals. Most close to his heart was the blessing of animals in October, near to the feast of Saint Francis of Assisi.
Donations may be made to St. Thomas the Apostle church Bloomfield NJ in Al’s name
For more on Deacon Al’s life please view https://www.stachurchbloomfield.com/web/deacon-al-tizzano/