Columnist Remembers Gandolfini As a Guy Happy With His ‘Jerseyness’

Columnist Remembers Gandolfini As a Guy Happy With His ‘Jerseyness’ (via NJ Today on NJTV)

The Star-Ledger columnist Mark Di Ionno struck a friendship with the late James Gandolfini during freshman year at Rutgers. Since then, he has witnessed his college chum catapulted to fame for playing the iconic role of Mafia hitman Tony Soprano. Since news broke of his sudden death last night in Italy…