Joseph Funari

Obituary of Joseph J. Funari

Joseph J. Funari, Sr., 82 of Stillwater, NJ passed away on Monday, January 4, 2021 in Newton, NJ after a short illness. He was born on 7/31/1938 in Elizabeth, NJ and was the first son of the late Jerome and Rose (Manzaro) Funari. He grew up in Elizabeth before moving to Stillwater, NJ in the 1970's. He was a volunteer fireman in the Stillwater Area Fire Company. He worked at Newark Airport, Car Parts/Advanced Auto Parts and the Stockers Bus Company before retiring. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Mary Ann (Sutter) Funari of Stillwater, two sons, Joseph and wife Susan Funari of Stillwater, Michael Funari of Stillwater, 3 daughters, Lynn and husband Bob D'Aliberti of Blairstown, Michell and husband Mike Aton of Stillwater, Rose Funari of Columbia, NJ, grandchildren, Joseph Funari III and wife Rayna of Stillwater, Michael Aton of Hackettstown, Heather Funari of Stillwater, Nichole Aton of Stillwater, Charles Lible of Colorado, Amanda Moore and husband Collin of Columbia, great grandchildren, Joseph and Trent Funari, Stillwater, Aria and Eli Moore of Columbia, Jessica and Corrine Wilm of Stillwater, Linda Grillo of Stillwater, plus many nieces and nephews and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Jerome and Rose (Manzaro) Funari, sister Carmela and James Babich, son Thomas Anthony Furnari. Visitation will be held, from 6-8 PM, Friday, January 8, 2021 at Newbaker Funeral Home, 200 Route 94, Blairstown, NJ and also 10-11 AM, Saturday, January 9, 2021. Interment will follow at the Stillwater Cemetery, Stillwater, NJ The family wishes to give special thanks to Dr. Amit Patel of Morristown, for giving him all the years with his family, Dr. Brown of Morristown for your kind help and Skylands Medical, Columbia, NJ. In lieu of flowers, the Funari Family set up a memorial fund to off set the funeral costs. Donations can be sent directly to Rose Funari, 16 Frog Pond Road, Columbia, NJ 07832
Friday
8
January

Visitation at Funeral Home

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, January 8, 2021
Newbaker Funeral Home
200 Rt. 94
Blairstown, New Jersey, United States
Saturday
9
January

Visitation at Funeral Home

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Saturday, January 9, 2021
Newbaker Funeral Home
200 Rt. 94
Blairstown, New Jersey, United States

Final Resting Place

Stillwater Cemetery
PO Box 237
Stillwater, New Jersey, United States
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