Thomas Rivello, 81, of Tinton Falls, NJ, passed away on May 13, 2023, surrounded by his loving family. Thomas was a cross country truck driver for many decades. He was a member of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters for Local 863, and he was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He had a love for horse racing and looked forward to watching the Kentucky Derby every year.
Thomas loved to spend time with his family. He enjoyed traveling, trips to Atlantic City and Monmouth Racetrack, country music, sharing his life experiences.
He is predeceased by his father Salvatore Rivello, his mother Lucia Rivello (DeMarco), sister Mary Cicala, his daughter Beth Ann Rivello, and his step-son Harry Bridgman. He is survived by his wife Kathleen Rivello, his brother Sam Rivello and wife Robin, his son Frank Bizien and wife Maureen, his daughters, Lisette Wanko, Camille Ambis and husband Keith, Fabienne Levanduski and husband Chad, his step-son John Bridgman and wife Elizabeth, and step-daughter Tiffany Perez and husband Anthony. Also surviving are his 14 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 16th from 4-7 pm at Thompson Memorial Home, 310 Broad St, Red Bank, NJ 07701. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, May 17th at 11 a.m. at St. Leo the Great Church, 50 Hurleys Ln, Lincroft, NJ 07738. Entombment will follow at St. Joseph's Cemetery, Keyport, NJ.