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Scott "Jersey" Anthony Piccerillo

July 31, 1975 ~ July 27, 2018 (age 42)

Scott “Jersey” Piccerillo, 42 of Watkins, passed away on Friday, July 27, 2018, at the St. Cloud Hospital surrounded by his family.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 AM on Monday, July 30, 2018, at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Watkins with interment in the parish cemetery.  Fr. Aaron Nett will officiate.  Music will be by Kathy Pauls.  Arrangements are with the Ertl Funeral Home, Watkins.

Friends may call from 4:00 to 8:00 PM on Sunday and from 9:00 to 10:00 AM on Monday, both at the St. Anthony Catholic Parish Center.  Parish prayers will be at 4:00 PM on Sunday at the parish center followed by the Lions Club prayers at 7:30 PM and Knights of Columbus Rosary at 7:45 PM.

Scott “Jersey” Piccerillo was born on July 31, 1975, in Easton, PA, to Robert and Beverly (Deitrick) Piccerillo.  He graduated in 1994 from Dunellen High School, Dunellen, NJ.  He met Emily (Hinz) Colberg and moved to Watkins in 2006.  They were united in marriage on June 20, 2009 at Kimball.  Jersey had been employed as a salesperson for Kirby Vacuum and DBL Labs in St. Cloud.  He was most recently employed at RIE Coatings in Eden Valley. 

Jersey was a member of the St. Anthony Catholic Church in Watkins and was active with the Knights of Columbus.  He was also a member of the Watkins Lions Club having served as Past President, Zone Chair and cabinet member for Leader Dogs.  His hobbies included golf and playing bean bag toss.  He enjoyed watching the Watkins Clippers, Duke Basketball and Redskins Football.

Jersey is survived by his wife, Emily Piccerillo, of Watkins; step children, Jordyn Colberg and James Colberg, of Watkins; parents, Bob and Beverly Piccerillo, of Pocono Lake, PA; father and mother-in-law, Mary and Harvey Hinz, of Kimball; sister, Michelle Ally, of Pocono Lake, PA; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents.


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