In memory of
Albert Chiappinelli Devoted husband, beloved father and grandfather, Bronze Star recipient Albert Chiappinelli, 94, of Belleville, N.J., passed away on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, at his home. Born in Newark, N.J., he was the son of the late Giuseppe and Ida (Venedemia) Chiappinelli. Albert was a manager with Wallace & Tiernan Inc. in Belleville before retiring. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, serving in the Pacific Theater as a machine gun crew commander. He was awarded the Bronze Star for meritorious service in ground combat, the Asiatic Pacific Campaign ribbon with four bronze battle stars, and the Philippine Liberation ribbon with bronze arrowhead. He was also a member and past commander of the Italian American War Veterans, and was a member of the Belleville VFW. Predeceased by his beloved wife, Ethel (Rogers) Chiappinelli, and his daughter, Cheryl, he is survived by his son, Albert and wife, Lisa; JoAnn Graziano and husband, Michael, and his loving grandchildren, Michael Pannullo and wife, Erica, Michael Graziano, Alyssa Chiappinelli, Daniel Graziano and wife, Antonia, Robert Graziano, and Donald Chiappinelli. Albert was also the dear brother of the late Stanley and James Chiappinelli, and the late Angela Lipari. Funeral is from the S.W. Brown & Son Funeral Home, 267 Centre St., Nutley, N.J., on Tuesday, Oct. 8 at 9:30 a.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Anthony of Padua Church, Belleville, at 10:30 a.m., followed by entombment at Holy Cross Cemetery in North Arlington, N.J. Visitors will be received at the funeral home on Monday from 4 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Phoenix Center ( thephoenixcenternj.org ).
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