Gennaro DeBlasio

Obituary of Gennaro A. DeBlasio

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Gennaro A. DeBlasio, 93, of Hamilton, NJ passed away on Friday, January 26, 2024 at RWJ University Hospital at Hamilton. Born in Trenton, NJ, he was a lifelong area resident. He attended Trenton schools and grew up working on his family’s farm in nearby Hamilton, NJ. Gennaro enlisted in the US Navy and served aboard the Navy cruiser USS Juneau LPD-10. He met his future wife, Rose Marie Zoda, in 1953 and they were married in 1954. Gennaro retired in 1989 from Alto’s Express, Cinnaminson, NJ as a dispatcher and had previously been employed as a driver for Italian Peoples Bakery, Browns Trucking, Adlee Trucking and Repagna Trucking. He was a longtime parishioner of St. Gregory the Great Parish, Hamilton Sq., NJ and enjoyed washing and waxing cars, flower gardening, fishing, helping his neighbors, family parties, opening Christmas gifts, and keeping up his swimming pool. He was always getting into mischief with his grandson Jerry, admired and adored his granddaughters Gina and Nicole and looked forward to meeting his great-granddaughter, Elenora Nicole “Ellie”. Son of the late Vincenzo and Maria Fraggiello DeBlasio and brother of the late Mary Thompson and Louie, Pasquale, Vincenzo and Dominick DeBlasio, he is survived by his beloved wife of 70 years, Rose Marie DeBlasio, his daughter Mary Ann DeBlasio, his daughter Geraldine (Anthony) Migliaccio, his son Gennaro R. (Jill) DeBlasio and his daughter Rose Marie DeBlasio, his grandchildren Jerry DeBlasio, Gina (Evan) Bilinski, Nicole Migliaccio, Cynthia Smith, and Ryan Shearer, his great-granddaughters Rayna Smith and Elenora “Ellie” Bilinski, his brother-in-law Robert (Marie) Zoda and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass will be on Wednesday, January 31, 2024 at 10 AM at St. Gregory the Great Church, 4620 Nottingham Way, Hamilton Sq., NJ. Interment will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, 1800 Cedar Lane, Hamilton, NJ. Relatives and friends may visit on Tuesday, January 30, 2024 from 5-7 PM at Kingston & Kemp Funeral Home, 260 White Horse Ave., Hamilton, NJ. (
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5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday, January 30, 2024
Kingston and Kemp Funeral Home
260 White Horse Ave.
Hamilton, New Jersey, United States

Funeral Mass

10:00 am
Wednesday, January 31, 2024
St. Gregory the Great Church
4620 Nottingham Way
Hamilton Square, New Jersey, United States


St. Mary's Cemetery
1200 Cedar Lane
Hamilton, New Jersey, United States
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