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Julio Anibal Pieraldi

September 1, 1955 - May 10, 2020

Julio Anibal Pieraldi, age 64, of Middletown, DE, passed away on Sunday, May 10, 2020,

Born in Dominican Republic on September 1, 1955, he was the son of the late Vidal and Nelly Estervina Peguero De Pieraldi. Julio came to the United States when he was 8 years old and grew up in Brooklyn. Later in his young adulthood, he moved to New Jersey and attended Essex County College. There, he received an Associate’s degree in Applied Sciences. Advancing toward his career, Julio also earned a certification in gas turbine combined cycle technology, a license in high-pressure stationary engineer 3rd class Blue Seal Certificate and was a General Physics Corp; Advanced Operator.

Julio was a mechanical engineer, managing power plants all over the world which gave him the opportunity to visit numerous countries. Julio excelled in anything he did, he made it a priority in life to always do any task correctly and efficiently. As well as being a dedicated hard worker he was also dedicated to his family. Julio was the father of six daughters, and grandfather of three granddaughters. He was the patriarch of our family. He was always there for all of us, some would say maybe too much. Julio always made sure all of his children had anything they wanted and more. He gave his family the most comfortable life filled with love, guidance and support. Julio left a lasting impression on everyone he met, his smile and contagious laugh filled a room and you would certainly not ever forget meeting him. 

We will all deeply miss Julio. Losing him to soon to the current pandemic has profoundly changed our lives. He has left us many memories filled with fun, laughter and love. Julio will forever be remembered for the devoted father, and partner he was. The hard worker, and family man that gave his children the best life possible. We all love him dearly and will miss him terribly. 

Julio is survived by his daughters, Sunshine 46, Marissa 32, Rebecca 29, Julianna 14, Charlize 14, and Andreya 10; granddaughters, Shakira, Liana and Daniella; partner of 24 years, Catherine De Jesus; and ex-wife and lifelong friend, Donna Pieraldi.

All services will be held privately


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  • Hi Bec! Just wanted to share my condolences with you and your family! I didn’t know your father but I did know you, your sister and Mother and always say smiles on your faces. I truly believe that comes from a happy family and knowing you are loved. I am sure your Father was a huge factor in making your lives so pleasant and full! Amen!

  • May you rest in peace.

  • Best Brother in Law Ever. Always there to lend a helping hand. I’ll always remember our Halloween venturers with girls. RIP MY FRIEND

  • Julio was my best and closest male cousin. Growning up together in DR with our grandmother gave us the foundation and work ethics that flourished once Julio came to the US.
    I will miss his smile and witty sense of humor.

  • RIP dad 🙁 I’ll miss you. I will always cherish the memories I have with you and the moments we’ve spent together.

  • Yes we are going to miss you very much it was very painful to hear that you passed away on Mother’s Day Love always, Carmen Sunshine mother your First wife

  • When you lose someone you love to death, just remember you can never truly lose them because as long as you are alive they are alive, they are alive in the truest sense and not only in your yesterday and today but most importantly in your tomorrows where they are tucked not only safely but forever in your heart and remember where you go they go too. How great is that! I will always miss you Julio, I will always remember our very deep talks about life and god and the universe..you are a great man and soul because I know you still live in all of us who love you..See you again <3 and hugs until then…

  • Catherine and family, I’m so sorry for your loss. We are continuing to pray for you. Sending much love your way.

  • Yo man i still am in shock my bro..Thanks for all the wisdom you gave me and thanks for all the good times we had together man.. You will be missed my virgo king! Hasta que te veo en el cielo te quiero bro!!

  • May you Rest In Peace and may your beloved family find the solace they need during this painful n mournful time..

  • May you Rest In Peace Tio I will never forget are memories together and thank you for taking care of me all these years