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Giuseppe Boccia

February 28, 1937 ~ June 27, 2020 (age 83)


Giuseppe Boccia, 83, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 27, 2020 at home surrounded by his loving family.  He was born on February 28, 1937 in Naples, Italy to the late Luigi and Angelina Boccia. 

Joe was a merchant marine on board a U.S. Navy ship that traveled the world. Joe made his life in Jersey City as a barber for over 50 plus years. He is known throughout the Jersey City Heights community by many as "Joe the barber."

Joe is predeceased by siblings: twin brother, Salvatore, sisters; Ellena and Anna. He is survived by his beloved wife, Marina Boccia, two loving sons, Joseph Giuseppe Boccia, Jr. and Angelo Boccia, nieces; Dorina Higgs, Angelina Hamel, Carmella, nephews; Aldino, Geno, Franco, good friend; Franco Damato and host of other relatives and friends.

Visitation is on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at Riotto Funeral Home & Cremation Company, 3205 John F. Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City, NJ 07306.  (For GPS navigation, it is best to use our parking lot address: 14 Stagg Street).  Interment will follow at Flower Hill Cemetery, North Bergen.

To send flowers to Giuseppe's family, please visit our floral store.


July 1, 2020

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Riotto Funeral Home
3205 John F. Kennedy Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ 07306

July 1, 2020

1:30 PM
Flower Hill Cemetery
5433 John F. Kennedy Blvd.
North Bergen, NJ 07047

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