In Memory of






Obituary for Honorable Anthony J. "Dutchie" Sciuto

SCIUTO, Honorable Anthony J. “Dutchie”, age 83, of Garfield, died on April 21, 2022. Born and raised in Passaic for 23 years, he settled into Garfield 60 years ago when he married the love of his life, Rita Rigolosi. Dutchie had a passion for music becoming the first drummer and a founding member of Joey D and the Starlighters Band. He then served in the US Marine Corps and attended St. Peter’s College graduating with his BS in 1960, and then Seton Hall School of Law with his Juris Doctor in 1968. Dutchie started his law practice with his brother-in-law, Vincent Rigolosi and ended with his long term friend and partner, Jack Walsh before becoming a Superior Court Judge in Bergen County for 20 years. Most recently for the past 15 years, he was of council with Maggiano, DiGirolamo & Lizzi in Fort Lee. He served as the Attorney for the Garfield Board of Education and as the Garfield City Attorney. He is a member of the Bergen County Bar Association, the NJ State Bar Association, the American Bar Association, a Trustee and Past President of the Hemodailysis Foundation, member of the Bergen County Bar Association in the Law Committee, the Bergen County 200 Club, the Bergen County Columbians, and a Board of Trustee of Felician College. He is survived by his devoted wife of 59 years, Rita (nee Rigolosi), three loving children, Ann Marie Reidel and husband Karl, Sandra Kenny and husband James, and Anthony Sciuto and wife Jan, seven cherished grandchildren, Anthony, Joseph, Samantha, Danny, Karl, Anthony and Anna, a sister, Racquel Clarizio and husband Leonard, and many brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his beloved grandson, James Anthony Kenny in 2020, and his parents, Anthony and Marie Sciuto. Visiting Sunday 2 to 6 pm. The funeral is Monday, April 25, 2022, arriving at the Aloia Funeral Home at 10 am followed by a 11 am mass at Our Lady of Mt. Virgin RC Church, Garfield. Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery, Saddle Brook. The Sciuto family is in the care of the Aloia Funeral Home, 180 Harrison Ave., Garfield (973-340-7077). Condolences/Directions visit