Thomas LaCava

Thomas LaCava, 87, of Freehold, passed away on Thursday, July 8, 2021, at home. Born in Brooklyn, New York, he resided in Freehold for 13 years. Thomas was employed as a Bus Operator in New York City before he retired in 1988.  He proudly served in the United State Army from 1950-1952.


Thomas was predeceased by his wife Dolores LaCava, and second wife Cookie LaCava; daughters Denise Bataille, Renee Longmire and Marie LaCava; and brother Joseph LaCava.  He is survived by daughter Gisele Buonocore; 6 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.


A graveside service will be held at Brigadier General William C. Doyle Memorial Cemetery, Wrightstown on Wednesday, July 14th, at 10:30 AM. Interment will follow. To leave a condolence or find directions, visit