Joseph T. Messineo, 83 of Kearny passed away on May 10, 2019.
Funeral is from the Condon Funeral Home, 684 Kearny Ave. Kearny on Friday at 9 AM. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Stephen's Church in Kearny at 10 AM. Entombment will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Visitation is on Thursday from 4-8 PM at the funeral home.
Born in Newark, Joseph was a longtime Kearny resident. He served as a police officer for the Township of Kearny for 25 years until retiring as a Captain in 1990. An avid NY Giants fan, Joe loved playing golf and racquetball, and had a lifelong appreciation for both making and listening to music.
He was the beloved husband to the late Pauline (nee Gallo). He was the devoted father of Joseph Messineo and his wife Judith, Mary McGovern and her husband Denis, Teresa Messineo and Michael Messineo and his wife, Jean; dear grandfather of Christopher and Stephen McGovern, and Jillian and Mark Messineo; and loving uncle to Maddie Dunn. Joseph was predeceased by his brother Thomas Messineo.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Kearny P.B.A. Envelopes will be available in the funeral home.
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