Vito Navarra Death, Obituary – With profound sadness, we share the news of the passing of our esteemed brother, retired 28th Precinct Detective Vito Navarra. A man of remarkable courage and dedication, Vito Navarra was a partner to the heroic Police Officer Phillip Cardillo. It is with heavy hearts that we reflect on his life and the journey he undertook.
Vito Navarra’s legacy is intricately intertwined with an unforgettable incident in our history. In 1972, he and Officer Cardillo were grievously injured during an attack within a Harlem mosque, a tragic event that ultimately claimed the life of Officer Cardillo. Their shared experience forged an unbreakable bond and a testament to their bravery.
We extend our deepest condolences to Vito Navarra’s family, friends, and colleagues as we navigate this somber time together. Let us come together to honor his memory and the impact he had on our lives.
Funeral arrangements have been made as follows: FUNERAL MASS Date: Saturday, August 26 Time: 11:00 AM Location: St. James RC Church Address: 184 S. Finley Ave. Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
During this solemn occasion, we gather to pay our respects and bid farewell to a remarkable individual who contributed immensely to our community and the law enforcement fraternity. Vito Navarra’s memory will forever remain alive in our hearts, serving as a reminder of the sacrifices and the strength that bind us as a family.
As we join together to celebrate his life and mourn his passing, may our collective support bring comfort to those who loved him most. Let us remember Vito Navarra for his unwavering dedication and the legacy he leaves behind.