SOUTH HACKENSACK, N.J. -- James V. Jannucci, a lifelong resident of South Hackensack, passed away peacefully Wednesday, March 15, 2016, at the age of 92.
Prior to retiring, he was a self-employed contractor and a ranger at Orchard Hills Golf Course in Paramus. He proudly served his country during World War II and was honorably discharged from the U.S. Army Air Force as a corporal in 1946.
He was an avid fisherman and loved golf. He was a member of the Republican Club of South Hackensack and a parishioner of St. Francis Church of Hackensack.
Jannucci was the husband for 68 years of the late Norma (nee Rinaldi), who passed away Sunday; father of Jackie Ruta and her husband James of Manahawkin, Jody Pasqua and her husband the late Anthony of Little Ferry, and Jamie Jannucci of South Hackensack; grandfather of Jimmy and Stephanie, Joey, Anthony, Michael and Nicole, Vinnie-John, and Antoinette; great-grandfather of Joey, Vinnie, Colton, Olivia, Anthony and Emma-Lee; brother of Teresa Napolitano of Emerson, Angelina Zeller of Florida, Patsy Jannucci of New Milford, Piorina Yannuzzi of Florida, and the late Rose Zeppone, Josephine Jannucci, John Jannuzzi and Frank Jannucci.
The funeral for James and Norma will be at 10:45 a.m. Monday at the G. Thomas Gentile Funeral Home, 397 Union St., Hackensack. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at noon at St. Francis R.C. Church, 50 Lodi St., Hackensack with burial at Hackensack Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 2-6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
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