Joseph N Iannetta

Bridgewater NJ

Joseph N. Iannetta, age 92, died January 7, 2023.  He was born on April 10, 1930, in Youngstown Ohio to his late parents Esterina (Ciampitti) and Antonio Iannetta. In 1936 he returned with his family to Bojano, Province of Campobasso, Italy and lived there for 11 years.  In 1947, he returned to the United States residing in Newark New Jersey.  At the age of 19, he became a member of the Italian American Federation of New Jersey.  Joseph served his country bravely and honorably during the Korean War between 1950 and 1952 in the United States Army. Joseph was truly proud to be an American.   He was a bookkeeper for Marzulli Taylor Shop in Newark NJ and was the President of the Abruzzese Club on South Orange Ave in Newark NJ.  Joseph also worked as an accountant at Parker and Weissenborn and for Zeller Weiss and Khan. 

Joseph Nicola Iannetta was a beloved husband to Angela (Lena) Maria Iannetta, a devoted father to Esterina and Antonio Iannetta and a loving grandfather to Joseph Anthony Iannetta and Georgina Marie Iannetta.  He was an avid reader and a self-taught man who enjoyed reading Machiavelli and Dante Giuseppe Verdi.  Joseph was an honorable and respected man who touched many lives and will be missed by all who knew him.

A Viewing will be held on Tuesday, January 10, 2023, from 4:00pm to 8:00pm at the Bongiovi Funeral Home 416 Bell Avenue Raritan NJ (908-725-1887).   Funeral Services will take place on Wednesday January 11, 2023 between 8:30am to 10:30am at the funeral home.   A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00am at St Ann Church 45 Anderson Street Raritan NJ.  Entombment to follow St Bernard Cemetery Rt 28 Bridgewater NJ. 

                                                “FOREVER IN OUR HEARTS”