Philip Allan Cittadino, 72 of Toms River, passed away Saturday, March 14, 2020 at Ocean Medical Center in Brick. Philip was born in Long Branch and raised in West Long Branch. He graduated Shore Regional High School in 1965 and following that he enlisted in the Navy.
While in the Navy he was stationed on the US Cadmus which was a supply ship that would travel up and down the east coast stopping to supply all military ports. After 6 years Philip would retire from the Navy to come home and begin his career at New Jersey Natural Gas Company where he would go on to have a long a successful 28 years.
Philip was a avid camper who would spend weekends down in the Pine Barrens, he started with just a tent but would work himself to having a RV.
Philip is survived by his wife Claudia Cittadino of Toms River, his son Nicholas and his wife Sandy Cittadino of Brick, his daughter Danielle and her husband Jon Thompson of Indiana, his grandchildren Johnny, Teresa, Collin, Delaney and Brenna. He also leaves behind his siblings Nick Cittadino of California, Michael and his wife Maryanne Cittadino of Eatontown, Carol Cittadino of Albany, New York, Michelle and her husband Dave Spencer of Georgia, Katherine and her husband Richard Campbell of Manasquan and Mary Joe Cittadino of Manchester.
Philip will be privately cremated and a memorial gathering will be announced at a later date.