1929 Camden City Directory and 1930 Census shows the
Croce family living at 565 Mount
Vernon Street. They shared the house with Adalgisa's
brother, Arthur Carita, and his wife and daughter. Frank
Croce worked as a shoe repairer, at that time in
Moorestown, New Jersey. According to the Census, he was
then self-employed. Frank Croce also followed that trade
in Camden and Philadelphia. When he registered for the
draft in the sopring of 1942 Frank Croce had a shoe
repair shop at 19 South 6th Street in west Philadelphia.
The Croce family was then living at 411 Chestnut
Street in South Camden. Son Nicholas Croce had gone
into the Unted States Army in November of 1941. He would
be followed by Remo Croce in October of 1942 and Fulvio
Croce in February of 1943.
1947 the Frank Croce family had moved to 319 Mount
Vernon Street. Frank Croce remained at that address
through at least 1959. He later moved to Blackwood,
passing away in June of 1969.
completing his military service, Sergio Croce was appointed to the Camden Fire Department on
June 5, 1951. He served with Engine
Company 6 at Front and Linden
Streets. He reported for duty eleven days later.
Croce resigned from his position with the department
effective July 1, 1956. By that time he was living at
Avenue. He worked for 28 years as a clerk
in the Superior Court of the County of Camden.
to Jeane Parker, he raised three children, Samuel,
Norma Jeane, and Adalgisa. The Croce family moved out of
Camden before the fall of 1969.
a resident of Cherry Hill, Sergio Croce passed
unexpectedly away on February 8, 1999. He was survived
by his wife, and children, and seven
grandchildren. Jeane Croce joined her husband on
February 5, 2004. The are buried at Calvary Cemetery in
Cherry Hill, New Jersey.
Croce's older brother, Remo Croce, also worked in the
court system. Prior to his retirement in 1987 he woked
for 30 years at the New Jersey State Attorney-General's
office in Trenton.