Joseph Unger

Obituary of Joseph Unger

Joseph Unger, 66, of Wayne, passed away surrounded by his loved ones on Saturday, September 28, 2019.

Born in Paterson to John and Maria Unger, Joseph grew up in North Haledon before moving to Wayne over 45 years ago. He worked as a Foreman/Operator for Frank Semeraro Construction and was "Mr. Fix-It" to all who knew him. Joe loved getting his hands dirty and helping out when he could, you ask a question and Joe would have the answer!

Joe had a heart of gold and spent the last ten years taking care of 3 of his grandchildren whom he loved dearly. In his spare time he enjoyed watching car races and riding his motorcycle with his close friends.

Joseph is survived by his son, Joseph Unger, Jr.; his daughters, Diana Falica and her husband Jeff, and Christina Unger; his girlfriend, Dawn Peterson; his brother, John; his sister, Anna; and his grandchildren, Joseph, Kyle and Christina Steinhilber and Savannah Dolan-Falica. He was predeceased by his beloved wife, Linda in 2009; his brother, Jake; and his sister, Mary.

Visiting hours will be held from 4 to 7 pm Friday, October 4, 2019. A funeral service will be held 11 am Saturday, October 6, 2019 at the Chapel at Cedar Lawn Cemetery, Paterson. Cremation will be private.


Visitation at Funeral Home

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday, October 4, 2019
M John Scanlan Funeral Home
781 Newark Pompton Turnpike
Pompton Plains, New Jersey, United States

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Saturday, October 5, 2019
Cedar Lawn Cemetery
McLean Blvd. & Crooks Avenue
Paterson, New Jersey, United States
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