John Chiappa

John Joseph Chiappa

Monday, August 13th, 1923 - Friday, December 28th, 2018
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John J. Chiappa passed away December 28, 2018 at Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center in Somerville, NJ. he was 95. He was born in Stirling, NJ on August 13 1923 and resided there his entire life. He was the son of Louis and Angelina Chiappa. His sisters Laura Cozens and Louise Fanton pre-deceased him along with one brother Alfred Chiappa.
John was a WWII staff sergeant serving in the army from 1943 - 1946 with the 1490th Engineer Maintenance Company. He was a member of the American Legion Post 484.
Surviving are his wife of 69 years Anita Chiappa, 5 children, his son John and his wife Stephanie of Flemington, his daughter Linda and her husband Ivan Hache of Flemington, his daughter Patti and her husband Mark Zaifman of Windsor, CA, his son Bill and his wife Nancy of Sisters, Oregon and his daughter Lori and her husband Alex Rohrs of Montclair, NJ. He had 5 grandchildren, Stephanie Papanestor, Michael Hache, Renee Stewart, Steven Chiappa, Benjamin Rohrs, and 5 great grandchildren Caitlyn, Aida, Fiona, Vinnie and Kaitlyn, and several Nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be Thursday January 3rd from 5 - 7 PM at the Valley Memorial Funeral Home 1012 Valley Rd., Gillette, NJ. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday January 4th 2019 10:00 AM at St. Vincent de Paul RC Church, Bebout Ave., Stirling, NJ. Interment will follow at St. Vincent de Paul Cemetery, Stirling. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.
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  • Visitation

    Thursday, January 3rd, 2019 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Thursday, January 3rd, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Valley Memorial Funeral Home
    Address
    1012 Valley Rd
    GILLETTE, NJ 07933
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  • Service

    Friday, January 4th, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Friday, January 4th, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    St. Vincent de Paul R.C. Church
    Address
    Bebout Ave
    STIRLING, NJ 07980
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    Officiant
    Father Richard Carton
  • Interment

    Location
    St. Vincent de Paul Cemetery
    Address
    Chestnut St
    STIRLING, NJ 07980
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Elisa and Tim Wright

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Jennifer Roebuck

Posted at 05:31pm
John lived a long and full life. It was not God's original plan for us to be born, grow old and die. This condition was brought about by sin, and is being reverse by the resurrection of Christ. The last enemy death is to be brought to nothing. Take comfort remembering the memories of John while you wait on God promise of the resurrection. 1 Corinthians 15:26 and John 5:28. Please accept my deepest sympathy to the family.
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