Joseph “Obie” Obenauer
Beloved Husband, Father and Grandfather, 81
Mr. Joseph Obenauer, 81, of Nutley, formerly of Belleville, passed away on Saturday, December 19, 2020 at the Clara Maass Medical Center, Belleville. Visitation will be at the Biondi Funeral Home, 540 Franklin Ave, Nutley on Wednesday, December 30 from 9:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. There will be a funeral service celebrated at the funeral home at 11:30 a.m. The interment will be at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Bloomfield.
Mr. Obenauer was born in Passaic, NJ, and resided in Belleville for forty seven years before moving to Nutley twelve years ago. He was a Truck Driver for Pepsi- Cola in Moonachie for many years before retiring fifteen years ago. Joseph was also a proud member of the Knights of Columbus.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 59 years Ethel (nee Raniero) Obenauer; his loving son James Obenauer and his wife Tracy; his cherished grandchildren Joseph, Jay, Justin and his wife Angela, and Brooke (nee Obenauer) Cappuccio and her husband Nick. He is also survived by his treasured Great Grandson Adrian.
Mr. Obenauer is predeceased by his son Joseph James Obenauer, Jr (2016).
In Lieu of flowers please make a donation in Joseph’s name to the St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105
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