Anthony Michael ‘Mig’ Migliaccio, 63, of Somers Point, passed away suddenly on October 3, 2020.
Mig began his firefighter/EMT career with the Ocean City Fire Department, retiring after 25 years in 2010. After retiring from the Ocean City FD, Tony became a member of the Somers Point VFD Company 2, to serve alongside of his daughter, and share in their passion to serve. He had served as Safety Officer and Chairman of the House Committee. Tony also enjoyed surfing and fishing. He was one of the founding members of the Ocean City Beach Buggy Association Fishing Club. He was also a Ham radio enthusiast, a member and range officer volunteer at the Atlantic County Firearms Training Center, and an NRA Certified Instructor and Range Safety Officer.
Tony also enjoyed playing his guitars and getting together with his friends for a jam session and was a proud member of the Red Knights Motorcycle Club NJ 23 and was an active member on NJ Chapter 16. Tony also had a love for woodworking, as well as taking his wife on birding trips throughout South Jersey.
Tony is predeceased by his parents, Anthony R. Migliaccio and Charlotte J. (Saylor) Migliaccio. He is survived by the love of his life, Linda J. (Papaycik) Migliaccio, son Anthony J. Migliaccio (Heather Christine Berchtold), daughter Meghan J. (Migliaccio) Tiniakos (Stratis Tiniakos), and four grandchildren, Stelios, Amelia, Alyce, and George, sisters Carla Migliaccio (Edward Robert ‘Bogey’ Bogart) and Marie A. Migliaccio (Jennifer Sandersfeld), and his mother-in-law Eugenia (Wagner) Papaycik.
Burial and prayer service was held October 12. Memorial contributions are suggested to, Ocean City Firefighter’s Association, PO Box 593, Ocean City, New Jersey 08226; Red Knights Motorcycle Club NJ 23, 30 Emerald Drive, Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234; The Legion Riders, PO Box 199, Northfield, NJ 08225; or the SPVFD, Co. 2, PO Box 11, Somers Point, NJ 08244. Let them know Tony sent you. Please keep a smile in your heart for Tony always. And keep an eye out for motorcycles, look twice, save a life! Please share condolences at www.MSZaleFH.com.
– Fire News photos by Dennis C. Sharpe