Antonio Vazquez 83, died on December 15,2017 at his home.
Friends may call on Thursday (December 21,2017), 3 p.m.-4 p.m. at the Schulz-Pusateri Funeral Home, 103 Maple Court, Newark. Funeral Services will be at 4 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.
Antonio was born in Puerto Rico on May 8, 1934. He was a chef for many years, at the Old World Inn, and other restaurants in the area, once cooking for former president Richard Nixon, at the Rose Garden in Newark. He was a member of the Civil Defense in Puerto Rico. Antonio loved to cook, watching WWE Wrestling, going camping, and his beer.
He is survived by his wife, Judy; son, Domingo (Clydette) Gonzalez; daughter, Rosa Vazquez; grandchildren Antonio, Sierra, Victor, Sapphire , and Domingo; two great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.