Joseph W. Hottendorf, 77, of Secaucus, New Jersey passed away on April 3rd, 2023 at Hackensack Medical Center.

Born in Hoboken on June 4th, 1945, son of the late Otto and Catherine Hottendorf.

Joe was a lover of life, Real Estate, giving back to the community and SETON HALL. He was the former Executive Vice President of the Liberty Board of REALTORS, and The Hudson County MLS and was currently Broker/Owner of Statewide Referral Agency. Joe was a member of the Hoboken Elks Club and served as a trustee for the Hudson County Community College Foundation, in which he formed an annual scholarship given by The Liberty Board of REALTORS.

Joe was a past trustee for the Park Theater and Performing Arts Center, Past President of the NJ Parking Association, Charter Member of the NJ Rent Leveling Association, The Mile Square Day Care Center and Hoboken’s Head Start Program. He was also a past Chairman of Hoboken’s Hopes, Inc and Hoboken’s Rent Control Board. He was a member of the Steve Cappiello and Sal Cemelli Society Clubs and Hoboken Knights of Columbus. He served on the NJ Real Estate Commissions Consumer Information Committee and was the Former Executive Director of the Hoboken Parking Authority.

Joseph is predeceased by his brother Otto.

He is survived by his sister Catherine and loving children Michele Rodriguez, her husband Eduardo, and Joseph Hottendorf Jr.

He leaves to mourn his passing his grandchildren, Mikaela and Olivia Hottendorf, Angelis Rodriguez, his sister-in-law, Rita Hottendorf and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held at the Failla-McKnight Memorial Home; 533 Willow Avenue, Hoboken, NJ on Monday, April 10th, 2023. Beginning at 4pm and concluding at 8pm.

Parking available in rear of memorial home, off sixth street, between Park Avenue and Willow.

A funeral mass will be offered at St. Ann’s RC Church, Tuesday, April 11th, 2023, beginning at 10am.

Interment to follow at Hillside Cemetery, 742 Rutherford Avenue, Lyndhurst, NJ.


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