OBITUARY

Rocco J. Barbella Jr.

July 21, 1928April 8, 2013

Rocco J. Barbella, Jr., 84, died Monday, April 8, 2013, at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston. His family will receive friends at the Quinn-Hopping Funeral Home of Livingston on Friday, April 12, 4-9 PM. The Funeral Mass celebrating his life will be offered at St. Raphael’s Church, 346 E. Mt. Pleasant Ave., Livingston, at 12 noon followed by the committal service at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Livingston First Aid Squad, 65 S. Livingston Ave., Livingston, NJ 07039. Born in Bloomfield, Rocco lived in Kenilworth before moving to Livingston forty-five years ago. He was a Navy veteran who received the World War II Victory Medal. Rocco retired as a millwright with Rapistan Conveyors, Piscataway, after many years. Predeceased by his sister Mary Ricci, he is survived by his children, Jeanine Breen, husband Daniel and their son Ryan, Robert, Ronald J. and wife Deborah A. and their children Samantha, Carly and Anthony and Thomas and wife Deborah P. and their children Madison and Thomas, Jr.; his former wife Josephine Weller, his brother Joseph and wife Anne and many loving nieces and nephews and their families.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, April 12, 2013
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Rocco J. Barbella Jr.

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May 14, 2013

Jeanine, Robert, Ronald and Thomas....Was so sorry to learn of your father's passing today. Uncle Rocky was a good man. God be with you all during this difficult time.
Cousin Jackie <3

KARIGS HARDWARE

April 24, 2013

RONNIE AND FAMILY: VERY SORRY TO HEAR THE NEWS ABOUT YOUR DAD, OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU AND YOUR FAMILY DURING THIS DIFFICULT TIME.
RIC AND STAFF AT KARIGS HARDWARE

Debbie Marra

April 15, 2013

Jeanine,very sorry for your loss of your Dad, we knew him as Rocky, a friend of my late Dad, Vinny Marra, my Mom just read it in the paper today, he was a great person. Give our regards and condolences to your Mom and your brothers.

Debbie Marra Coppola/Cina Marra

Lorraine McClain

April 12, 2013

Tommy -

So sorry for your loss ~ Our prayers are with you and your family. God Bless.

Dan and Lorraine McClain

Charis Innarella

April 12, 2013

Jeanine,Robert,Ronald and Thomas
I am sorry to hear about the passing of your Dad. Words cannot begin to ease the pain and sorrow of such a great loss. Uncle Rocky was a good man. Take comfort in knowing your Angel is watching over you. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
May his memory be eternal
Love Charis xo

April 11, 2013

Jeanine,
With deepest sympathy in the loss of your beloved father.
Barbara O

April 11, 2013

Jeanine our thoughts and prayers are with you! Your father was a wonderful person and he will missed alot! Love always Chris, Liz and Konstantinos ANGLE

Jim Albright

April 11, 2013

Jeanine - May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow and may your hearts be filled with wonderful memories of your father. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

April 10, 2013

My condolences to the Barbella family. May memories of times spent with Rocco warm your hearts. Lean on God for comfort and the hope he gives of seeing our passed loved ones again.

FROM THE FAMILY