John Generelli

John J. Generelli

Thursday May 1, 1958 - Monday February 17, 2020
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Loving Husband, Son, Father & Brother

John J. Generelli, 61 of Nutley passed away on Monday, February 17, 2020. Born in Teaneck, to Virginia (Phillips) and the late John Generelli, he lived in Oakland, Kinnelon and Clifton before moving to Nutley 29 years ago. John graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree from Ramapo College and worked as an IT Consultant at ING for BKW Transformation Group in Piscataway.

The beloved husband of Marianne (Neas) Generelli, he is also survived by his mother, Virginia Generelli; his son Nicholas Generelli; his brother Daniel Generelli and his wife Nubia; his sister Suzanne Generelli; his mother-in-law Mary Neas; his brother-in-law Harry Neas; his canine companions, Lilly “Baby Cakes”, Charlee, Callie, Chianne and Lucy and many loving aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. Along with his father, he was also predeceased by his brother, James Generelli and father-in-law Herbert Neas.

The funeral will be Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 8:30 a.m. from the S.W. Brown & Son Funeral Home, 267 Centre St., Nutley.

The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. at St. Mary’s Church in Nutley.

Visitors will be received at the funeral home on Friday from 4-8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Humane Society of the United States, at 1255 23rd Street, NW, Suite 450, Washington, DC 20037 or online at would be appreciated.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, February 21st, 2020 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Friday, February 21st, 2020 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    S.W. Brown & Son Funeral Home
    267 Centre Street
    NUTLEY, NJ 07110
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Saturday, February 22nd, 2020 | 9:30am
    Saturday, February 22nd, 2020 9:30am
    St. Mary's Church
    17 Monsignor Owens Place
    NUTLEY, NJ 07110
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Visitors are to meet at the funeral home at 8:30 a.m.
  • Interment

    Private Cremation


Donations are being accepted for: HUMANE SOCIETY OF THE UNITED STATES.


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Private Condolence

Nancy E

Posted at 04:12pm
With fond memories of John, we send our love and deepest condolences to Marianne and Nicholas, Aunt Ginny, Dan and Sue.
Love, Uncle Sam, Jim, Nancy, Bob and Theresa

Dan Generelli

Posted at 10:54am
Always my protector, always the voice of reason, always my moral compass, forever my big brother.
I Posted at 01:33pm

I worked with your brother over 25 years ago. He helped me through the toughest time of my life! I will always be grateful to him. I am truly heartbroken.

Harry H Neas

Posted at 09:55am
John G, The BEST brother in law ever!! With deepest sympathy! Love, Harry N
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Nadia Nincevic

Posted at 05:55am
We are all thinking of you Marianne and Nick. Sending you love and prayers from Canada.
Nadia, Fabrizio, Josephine, and Carmen.

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Posted at 01:26pm
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. From Gary Eilert, Sam Eilert and Ben Eilert
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