In Memory of
Joseph (Joe) N. Navas
May 19, 2016
Joseph Navas, 87, of Toms River, NJ, passed away
peacefully on Thursday, May 19, 2016, surrounded by his
He grew up in New York moved to River Edge and raised
his family in Paramus, NJ. Joe was a Navy Veteran of
World War II, he was an active member of the VFW.
Before retiring he worked as a supervisor for the Port
of Authority of NY/NJ for 34 years.
Joe was a parishioner of St. Luke's Church in Toms
River. He was a former coach for the football,
basketball and baseball league with the Paramus
Recreation. He was an avid Yankee and Giant fan,
loved golfing, playing the bass guitar and will be
Joe was an irreplaceable center of our family, his
legacy will live on through them.
He was predeceased by his son Joseph Michael Navas and
his grandson Leonard Fariello.
Beloved and cherished husband of 64 years to Rosemarie.
Devoted father of Denise Cenicola, her husband Pat, Lisa
LoPiccolo, her husband Victor and daughter-in-law Karen
Navas. Loving grandfather of Joseph, Robert Cenicola,
Jessica, Joseph and Justin Navas, Marisa , Victor, and
Nicholas LoPiccolo. Cherished great-grandfather of
Madeline Rose Cenicola. Dear brother of Lee Jenkins,
Jenny Bemis, Fred Navas and his wife Jean, Robert Navas
and his wife Sharon. Loved by many nieces, nephews.
The family will receive their friends on Monday, May 23,
2016 from 2:00pm-4:00pm and 7:00pm-9:00pm at the Vander
Plaat Funeral Home
vpfh.com, 257 Godwin
Ave., Wyckoff. The funeral mass will be celebrated at 11
AM on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 in St. Gabriel's Church, 88
East Saddle River Road, Saddle River Entombment will be
held on Wednesday, May 25th at 11 AM at the Ocean County
Memorial Park Mausoleum, 1722 Silverton Road, Toms
Contributions in Joe's memory may be made to the
Holy Name Medical Center
Foundation for Villa Marie Claire, 718 Teaneck Rd.,
Teaneck, NJ 07666 or to the , 51 Blossom Street, Boston,