Joseph A. Ciavarro, age 77

Obituary of Joseph Ciavarro

Joseph A. Ciavarro, age 77, of Newark died Saturday, October 29, 2016 at Saint Michael’s Medical Center in Newark, NJ. Joseph was born May 27, 1939 in Newark, NJ and was a life- long resident. He is the son of the late Jospeh and the late Rose (Gurrerio) Ciavarro

Joe graduated from Central High School where he played Quarterback and Linebacker for the football team and later went on to play semi-pro football for the Essex Rambler.

He was proud to serve in the US Army. Joe worked as a mechanical engineer for Hubba and also W.A.S.

He is survived by his wife: Vilma (Gutierrez) Ciavarro , one daughter: DeMarie Eckhardt and Husband Jack; two sons: Joe Ciavarro and his wife Lorie and Jason Ciavarro and wife Kristen, one brother: Richie Ciavarro; grandchildren, Michael, Derek, Adrianne, Jack, Matthew and Nick; Step-Children, Melanie, Jennifer and Jonathan. His Brothers Freddie and Dominick predeceased him.

Friends and relatives may gather on Tuesday November 1, 2016 from 4:00pm until 7:00pm at the Martin Funeral Home, 1761 Route 31, Clinton NJ 08809. A service with military honors will be held at 6:30pm during the visiting.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made through, In Memory Of for St. Michael’s Cancer Center, at