Gene E. Tusa, Jr., of Burlington Twp., passed away Sunday August 30, 2020 at his residence. Born in Baltimore, MD, Gene was employed as a Senior Manager for Maintenance and Repair for Hapag-Lloyd located in Piscataway, NJ until his retirement. He was an active parishioner of the St. Katharine Drexel Parish-St. Paul Church in Burlington, where he served as an Usher and Eucharistic Minister. Gene was also active in the Knights of Columbus, Burlington Council 589, where he was a past Grand Knight. He also enjoyed golfing with his sons and family members. Gene is survived by his wife Theresa (nee Frontera), sons Chris and Danny, his twin brother Joseph Tusa, siblings Brad Tusa and Jennifer Haynes, his mother-in-law Eileen Frontera and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his mother Patricia Nye and son Patrick. A walk through viewing will be held at the Page Funeral Home, 302 East Union St., Burlington Friday September 4th from 6-8pm and Saturday September 5th from 8:30-9:30am. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10am Saturday in St. Paul R.C. Church, 223 E. Union St., Burlington. Burial will follow in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Jacksonville Rd., Burlington. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, facial covering and social distancing must be observed for all events. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Donor Services, PO Box 98018, Washington DC 20090-8018 or online at www.lls.org in memory of Gene’s son Patrick would be appreciated by his family. Messages of sympathy may be sent to the family through www.pagefuneralhome.com.
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