Anthony Rienzi of Howell passed away at home on Monday, September 11, 2023. He was 22 years old. Anthony is loved and survived by his parents, Kathrynann and Lenny; sister, Annamarie; dog, Draco; grandparents, Kathy, and Gerry; aunts and uncles, Laura Rienzi, Anna D'Anna, Anthony D'Anna, Rich Diver, Todd Greene, and Christine Merrell; cousins, Elizabeth, Caitlin, and Corey; and many other relatives and friends. Anthony now rests in eternal peace with his grandparents, Michelina, and Anthony Rienzi.
Born on December 22, 2000 in Gumi-si, South Korea, Anthony came to the United States at 4 months old. He graduated from St. Veronica's School in 2015, and Howell High School 2019. He was a salesman through and through, and he knew how to put a smile on anyone's face.
There will be a wake at the Clayton & McGirr Funeral Home, 100 Elton-Adelphia Road (Route 524), Freehold Township on Sunday, September 17, 2023 from 1:00 to 3:00 PM. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his 12:00 PM Funeral Mass on Monday, September 18, 2023 at St. Veronica Church, 4215 Route 9 North, Howell. Interment will follow at St. Anne's Cemetery, 1610 Allenwood Road, Wall Township.
To honor Anthony’s love of dogs, memorial contributions may be made to the Monmouth County SPCA, 260 Wall Street, Eatontown, New Jersey 07724. To honor the miracle of adoption that brought his family together, memorial contributions may be made to Holt International Adoption Agency, PO Box 2880 Eugene, OR 97402. For information, directions, or to leave condolence messages to the family, please visit www.claytonfuneralhome.com