Sal's Pizzeria Owner Dies at Age 39

Alex Scavo took over the family business three years ago.

Owner of Alex Scavo died Wednesday at the age of 39.

Born in Princeton, he was a lifelong East Windsor resident restaurateur and businessman. At Sal's Pizzeria he enjoyed working with family and socializing with longtime friends, customers and community members. Scavo  three years ago after his father, Sal, passed away.

Scavo's hobbies include shooting, leather-working and restoring his beloved Chevelle.

Scavo is survived by his wife of 17 years, Lisa, and his two sons, Sal and Antonio Scavo; his mother, Theresa Scavo; his siblings, Dominic, Thomas and Marianna Scavo; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services will be at 11:30 a.m. Sunday at the Saul Colonial Home, 3795 Nottingham Way, Hamilton Square. Cremation services will be private and at the convenience of the family. Relatives and friends may call on Saturday from 3 to 5 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Saul Colonial Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Scavo's memory to:

Cleveland Clinic
9500 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44195

East Windsor Rescue Squad, District 1
POB 30
East Windsor, NJ 08520

michael cender May 24, 2012 at 03:34 PM
I was with him the day he got that chevelle .. what a tetrible loss for his family and community. God Bless.....
matthew follansbee May 24, 2012 at 06:29 PM
My heart goes out to his family and friends, i was fortunate enough to work for him and get to know him, a great guy, you will be missed
Christina Marie May 24, 2012 at 07:16 PM
So sad prayers for family and friends being sent
Caroline Hawkins May 24, 2012 at 10:42 PM
I am home bound and when I did get Pizza it came from Sal's
carol rosenblum May 28, 2012 at 11:07 PM
What a terrible loss for his Family friends and East Windsor Had the best real Brooklyn NY style pizza around RIP ....Condolences to the Family..
Marc Covitz June 24, 2012 at 12:46 PM
So sad. What was the cause of death?


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