Assemblyman DeCroce remembered at funeral

More than 1,000 mourners attended today's funeral for Alex DeCroce, the New Jersey Assembly's top Republican leader who passed away Monday.The 11-term legislator collapsed and

PARSIPPANY - More than 1,000 mourners attended today's funeral for Alex DeCroce, the New Jersey Assembly's top Republican leader who passed away Monday.

The 11-term legislator collapsed and died at the Statehouse in Trenton Monday night after the legislative session ended. Speakers at the funeral, held at Saint Peter the Apostle Church, included Gov. Chris Christie and DeCroce's son.

DeCroce is survived by his wife Betty Lou, three children, and two grandchildren. He was laid to rest at the Gate of Heaven Cemetery in East Hanover.

VIDEO: Gov. Christie speaks on death of Assemblyman Alex DeCroce NJ Assembly's GOP leader dies at Statehouse Trenton mourns loss of Assemblyman DeCroce

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

VIDEO: Interview with mother of transgender girl 1 VIDEO: Interview with mother of transgender girl
The body of Trupal Patel, 29, was found 2 Discovery of body in Wall prompts murder investigation
This is a sketch of a suspect wanted 3 Police impersonator sought in New Milford
Jersey Weekend Buzz 4 Jersey Weekend Buzz
A small helicopter made a hard landing in 5 Helicopter wrecked after hard landing in Chatham

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

It's good to know you have Walt Kane Kane in Your Corner

It's good to know you have Walt Kane in your corner.

News 12 takes a look at the hottest Tech Check

Eric Landskroner has a look at the latest gadgets and biggest stories in tech.

News 12 On the Scene

Check out these exclusive videos from New Jersey celebs!

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE