Joseph A. Cifelli, 84, passed away on Saturday, January 16, 2016, at Hunterdon Medical Center in Flemington, NJ.
Joe was born on March 19, 1931, in Somerville NJ; third born son to Marcello & Assunta Cifelli. Joe was a longtime resident of Somerville until moving to Neshanic Station in 1973 with his beloved wife Elaine M. Cifell.
Joe, a decorated Airman of the United States Air Force,owned and operated a landscaping business for over 40 years until he retired in 2003.
He was a New York Yankees and New York Jets fan. Joe loved the outdoors, riding his tractor, working on his fire wood pile and spending time with his family, especially his two dearly loved grandchildren.
Joe is preceded by his wife of 46 years, Elaine M. Cifelli; his eldest son Mark A. Cifelli; his sister Julia M. Cifelli and his brother Albert S. Cifelli; survived by his youngest son Matthew J. Cifelli; his daughter Sue Ann Midura; his son-n-law Donald J. Midura; his adored grandchildren Robert and Katelin Midura, his brother Edward M. Cifelli and many nieces and nephews. Joe will be sadly missed, but never forgotten. Joe had a well-lived life; an honorable man, a loving, gentle, kindhearted husband, father, grandfather, son, brother, uncle, and friend too many.
Visiting hours will begin at 2pm on Friday, January 22 and conclude with a Funeral Service at 4pm at the Cusick Funeral Home, 80 Mountain Ave, Somerville.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Neshanic Volunteer Fire Department, Po Box 633, Neshanic Station, NJ 08853 or Hillsborough Rescue Squad, Po Box 660, Neshanic Station, NJ 08853.