Pasquale Cornetta

Obituary of Pasquale Cornetta

Pasquale Cornetta, 76, of Totowa, passed away on February 8, 2021. Pasquale was born in Serre, Italy on November 4, 1944 to the late Antonio and Maria (Mennella) Cornetta. Before retiring, Pasquale worked over 30 years at Nabisco/Kraft Foods Factory in Fair Lawn and was also a proud member of the Bakery, Confectionary, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union. He also worked as a baker's assistance at Gennelli Brothers Bakery. 

Pasquale was the beloved father of Antonio "Tony" Cornetta. He was the dear brother of Nevina Parente (husband Frank), Luigi Cornetta (wife Anna Maria), Angelo Cornetta (wife Josephine), Olga Carramante (late husband Gerolamo), Josephine Squazzo (late husband Cesar) and was predecased by his sister Rose Nigro (late husband Domenico) and by his sister Geraldine Mellone (late husband Ralph). Pasquale is survived by many nieces and nephews who will miss him dearly.

Visitation will be Thursday, February 11, 2021 from 4:00-8:00pm at Santangelo Funeral Home, 635 McBride Ave., Woodland Park, NJ. A funeral Mass will be offered on Friday, February 12, 2021 at 10:00am at Our Lady of Pompei Church, 70 Murray Ave., Paterson, NJ. Entombment will follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Totowa. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to the:

National Kidney Foundation

Due to the COVID-19 state mandate, a maximum of 75 individuals are permitted in the funeral home at one time. A face covering must be worn by everyone in attendance at all times. In addition, please follow social distancing guidelines. Thank you for your compliance and understanding.




4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, February 11, 2021
Santangelo Funeral Home
635 McBride Avenue
Woodland Park, New Jersey, United States

Funeral Mass

10:00 am
Friday, February 12, 2021
Our Lady Of Pompei
70 Murray Avenue
Paterson, New Jersey, United States

Final Resting Place

Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
52 Totowa Road
Totowa, New Jersey, United States