Peter Francis Prisco, age 71, of Wayne, NJ on January 3rd, 2019. Peter was born and raised in Bronx, NY. He moved to Wayne in 1975 and remained a resident for the rest of his life. Peter was a lifelong jazz artist, performing throughout the New York Metropolitan area. He maintained an extensive teaching practice in Staten Island, NY until the end of his life. He cultivated many well-known jazz musicians.
Peter was the beloved husband of Betsy Brown Prisco. Loving Father of Andy Prisco and his wife, Lori Prisco of Anderson Island, WA, and Alexa Prisco, of Wayne. Dear Grandfather of Hannah Prisco, Kate Prisco, and McKayla Ziegler. He was a beloved teacher to many.
A wake will be held at 5pm-9pm, Monday, January 7, 2019 at the Browning Forshay Funeral Home, 557 Lafayette Avenue, Hawthorne, NJ. A Funeral Mass will be held the following morning at 11am at St. Anthony's Church, 276 Diamond Bridge Avenue, Hawthorne, NJ.