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Monroe Township Mayor Gerald Tamburro and his wife, Carole.

Statements on the passing of Mayor Gerald Tamburro

By David Wildstein, December 31 2020 4:17 pm

Middlesex County Democratic Chairman Kevin McCabe

“It is with deep sadness that I learned of the passing of Mayor Gerald Tamburro this morning. Mayor Tamburro was a dedicated family man, consummate professional, and served his community as a distinguished leader. He was also someone I considered a trusted confidant and friend.

“On behalf of the Middlesex County Democratic Organization, I send my sincere condolences to his family, to Monroe Township which he so deeply loved, and his close friends in Greenbriar at Whittingham.”

U.S. Senator Bob Menendez

“I was saddened to hear of the passing of Mayor Gerald Tamburro, who was an exceptional public servant and friend to so many across the state. He was fiercely dedicated to the families of Monroe and worked every single day to ensure they had the resources to thrive. He will be greatly missed by the entire community but will be remembered for his unwavering commitment to the people he loved to serve.

“My prayers are with his family and friends and hope they will find comfort in the fact that Jerry is now reunited with his beloved late wife Carole.”

Senate President Steve Sweeney

“This is a sad loss for his family, the people he served with faith and dedication, and all of us who knew and admired him. Gerald Tamburro was a selfless public servant who cared deeply for the Monroe community and worked tirelessly to make their lives better. He set an example as a public official and as a devoted family man we all can respect.

“I express my sincere condolences to the Tamburro family during this difficult time.”

Council President Miriam Cohen

“Mayor Tamburro was a tireless and passionate advocate for Monroe Township residents and served the township with love and pride.”

Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin

“I was deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Mayor Tamburro, a tireless advocate for the residents of Monroe Township and a dedicated public servant.

“Mayor Tamburro was a respected leader, a true family man and a shining example of how elected officials can improve the lives of the people they represent.

“I offer my sincerest condolences to Mayor Tamburro’s family and to the residents of Monroe Township.”

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