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Due to the COVID-19 virus, we are taking precautionary measures.

Obituary

Joseph Brancaccio, Jr., 74, a resident of Weehawken for the past fifty-three years was called home to God on November 15, 2019 at the Villa Marie Claire Health Center in Saddle River.  A retired truck driver for many years. Joseph was a member of the Truckers Union #707, #282 and #641. He was a member of the Hoboken Elks. Joseph was born in Union City. After retiring he worked for the Parks Security Department in Weehawken. He also tendered bar at Anthony’s Restaurant and the Character Club both in Hoboken. Joe was predeceased by his only son Joseph in 2016. He leaves to mourn his passing his cherished wife for fifty-three years, Florence (nee Poggi), two daughters, Janine and retired Weehawken Police Sergeant Kayte Brancaccio, two sisters Linda and Mary Brancaccio. He was the endeared father-in-law of Concetta, brother-in-law of Ray Poggi, Kathleen and Juan Barosso, Evelyn Webb and Lenora Brancaccio.  He will be sadly missed by his loving grandchildren, Nicco, Andrew, Marc, Sonny, Giana, John Michael, Gabriel, Rocco and Luciano and two adorable great-grandchildren Lorenzo and Gia. Also mourning his passing is his deceased’s son’s fiancé, Lauren.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to the wake on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 beginning at 3pm and concluding at 8PM. Parking available in rear of memorial home off Sixth Street. Everyone is asked to meet directly at St. Lawrence RC Church in Weehawken on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 no later than 10:15AM. The Funeral Mass will begin at 10:30AM. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington, NJ.

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