John Cancillieri

John P. Cancillieri

Friday, November 27th, 1953 - Wednesday, February 12th, 2020
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John P. Cancillieri, 66, of Lincroft, NJ, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, February 12, 2020.

Funeral is from the Mastapeter Funeral Home, 400 Faitoute Ave., Roselle Park on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 9:30am. A Funeral Mass will be offered at St. Theresa R. C. Church in Kenilworth at 10:30am. Cemetery is private.

Visitation is 3 to 7pm on Monday.

Born in Newark, John was raised in Kenilworth, living in Roselle Park before moving to Lincroft 32 years ago.

He was an insurance claim adjuster with A.I.G. in Jersey City for 21 years, retiring a year ago.

John received his Bachelors Degree from Seton Hall University in Business Administration and Marketing in 1975. He was a proud Alumni and enjoyed attending all their men’s basketball games.

He was a member of the Fr. McVeigh Council 4186 Knights of Columbus in Kenilworth.

John is predeceased by his beloved mother Marie (nee: Nigro) Cancillieri.
Surviving are three loving children; Kyle Cancillieri, Jenna Meehan and her husband Sean, and Karra Cancillieri; beloved father John A. Cancillieri; three dear brothers Joseph, Stephen, and Robert Cancillieri; and two adored grandchildren; Benen and Emery.
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  • Visitation

    Monday, February 17th, 2020 | 3:00pm - 7:00pm
    Monday, February 17th, 2020 3:00pm - 7:00pm
    Mastapeter Funeral Home (Roselle Park, NJ)
    400 Faitoute Avenue
    ROSELLE PARK, NJ 07204
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  • Service

    Tuesday, February 18th, 2020 | 10:30am
    Tuesday, February 18th, 2020 10:30am
    St. Theresa R. C. Church
    541 Washington Avenue
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Please be at the funeral home 9:30am.


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Jim David

Posted at 09:02pm
Hey John, long time no see. Just heard of your passing. It's like a punch in the gut.
Thank you my friend for all the laughs and all the good times... that have now become great memories.

Condolences to your family. I will see you when I see you. Jim David

Sharon Thomas

Posted at 10:13pm
Just heard of John's passing today, so sorry for your loss Jenna, Kara and Kyle. Our condolences-Sharon & Lee Thomas and girls, Aunt Barb and Rob


Posted at 09:53am
"Cancie" was our go to guy at St. Theresa's elementary. His kindness, gentleness, and smile were all contagious. He was truly one of those people who touched your soul and you could never forget. My deepest sympathies to the family. Heaven has gained an angel.

Ricky Dopf

Posted at 08:50am
Always remember LBI. So sorry. See you in paradise.

Ricky Dopf

Love Brian, Kyle, Jake, Nick, & Stan

Posted at 05:34pm
With deepest sympathy,
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