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556 Westfield Avenue
Westfield, NJ 07090
Phone: 908-233-0255
Fax: 908-233-0497
Vincent Marotta

Vincent James Marotta

Saturday, April 9th, 1932 - Sunday, December 29th, 2019
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Vincent James Marotta
Husband, Father, Grandfather, U.S. Navy, Firefighter


Vincent “Vinnie” Marotta, 87, of Westfield, New Jersey passed away on December 29, 2019 at the Center for Hope Hospice in Scotch Plains after a long illness.

Born on April 9, 1932 in Westfield, New Jersey, he was the son of the late Carmine and Tessie (Sanginiti) Marotta. At the age of 20, Vincent served in the United States Navy where he was deployed on the U.S.S. Baily and the U.S.S. Briareus during the Korean War. In 1961, he joined the Westfield Fire Department where he proudly served for 36 years.

On August 15, 1959, he married the love of his life, Rose Arlene Szary. Together they had four children: Vincent (Nadine), Walter (Karen), Stephen (Rose), and Jennifer (Patrick) Marando, and four grandchildren: Nina Rae, Vincent III, Kathryn, and William. He is survived by his sister, Rosalie Aiello, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister, Josephine Matino, and his brother, John Marotta.

A memorial gathering will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 4, 2020, at the Dooley Colonial Home, 556 Westfield Avenue, Westfield, New Jersey, and a memorial service will begin at 3:00 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made in his name to the Center for Hope Hospice, 1900 Raritan Road, Scotch Plain, New Jersey 07076.
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Joe Sexton

Posted at 05:04am
Vinnie.....I just came across this...I haven't seen you in decades but I remember your Dad, and certainly your mom....I'm sorry for your loss.....great people your parents....Joe Sexton...childhood friend down the street First Street...hope all is well with you...
SK

Susan Koza

Posted at 01:17pm
So sorry to hear of Vinny's passing. My condolences and prayers go out all of the family. May God bless all of you at this sorrowful time. May God be with you.
Susan Koza

Ilka Corsar

Posted at 07:27pm
I have many for memories of Vinnie. He treated everyone with kindness and respect. Whenever I was at the house visiting Jen, he would always make sure to welcome me, and he always had a smile. Thinking of all of you during this time. Sending hugs from up north. 😘
KE

Kathy Egan

Posted at 06:25pm
Dear Rose, Walter, Jen, and family,
I'm saddened to hear of Vinnie's passing. He was a special neighbor to me, my
dog and my grandson. I have many fond memories of him. He helped me shorten
the height of my Christmas tree years ago. He was kind and patient with my grandson,
showing him the neighbor's fish pond, and coming to watch him play baseball. The
day I couldn't find my dog and Vinnie yelled, "he's here"! The dog ran to the front of
the house and up the steps to the Marotta's front porch. Every morning or night my
dog insisted on walking up to the Marotta's front lawn and just lie there . . . . It pleased
me that Vinnie enjoyed the tiramisu I made for him. Precious memories. Thank you, Vinnie.
Love, Kathy, "Sam", and Sam
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