John Tomasello of Manchester, NJ passed away peacefully on September 21, 2022, surrounded by his loved ones. Born Dec 27, 1954, John grew up in Rutherford and received a bachelor's degree in Environmental Science from Jersey City State College. John had an avid love for sports, specifically the NY Yankees and NY Giants. His hobbies included reading, swimming, and collecting records.
He is predeceased by his parents, Carlo and Kathleen. He is survived by his loving wife Brenda Tomasello, son Robert Tomasello, daughter Jessica Walker, son-in-law Sam Walker, stepdaughter Samantha Bennett, son-in-law Rian Bennett, and stepson Paul Maidenbaum. He also leaves behind 9 brothers and sisters to cherish his memory: Kathleen and Frank Giardella, Carl and Cheryl Tomasello, Anne Jane Muscat, Guy and Maureen Tomasello, Christopher and Diane Tomasello, Theresa and Jeffrey Felzenberg, Marguerite and Michael Errico, Adrianne and Keith Waddel and Dominic Tomasello.
John was extremely proud of his grandchildren and loved to hear about their accomplishments, they were the light of his life: Alexis, Rian Jr., Caden, Shawn, Brantley, Nathan, Sophia, and Braelynn. He passed away knowing he was a great grandfather to a baby girl due in March 2023. John is also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family.