George E. Toriello, Jr.


George E. Toriello, Jr

Hackensack High School
Yearbook Photo


George E. Toriello, Jr. sent us some interesting information on July 26, 2012, about his family after several correspondences.  He wrote that his grandfather, Angelo, owned Toriello Construction Company based in Hackensack from the mid 1940’s to the early 1960’s.  Angelo Toriello arrived from Italy in 1898. Angelo Toriello was married to Teresa Distasi.  They had sons Fritz, Joe, Palmer, George (my dad), Bill, and two daughters Angie (married Charles Scillieri) and Evie (married Joe Fazio). 

George E. Toriello, Jr. also sent us information on his service in the e-mail on July 26, 2012 listed below:

  • Hackensack High School class of 1964

  • Petty officer 3rd Class

  • United States Navy February 1966 to October 1969

  • Construction Electrician—Lineman

  • United States Naval Mobil Construction Battalion Five (Seabees)

  • Served two tours of duty in Vietnam:

  • DaNang, Vietnam October 1966 to June 1967 and
    Dong Ha, Quang Tri Province, Vietnam December 1967  to July 1968.

  • Awards: National Defense Service medal, Vietnam Service medal, Vietnam Campaign medal.

Recorded by:
Bob Meli
August 9, 2012


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