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James A Christiano

September 2, 2021

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James A. Christiano, Jr., 79, formerly of Cedar Grove and Orange, passed away peacefully on September 2, 2021.  James was a US Navy Veteran and worked as electronics engineer for most of his life.  He will be missed by all who knew him.

Beloved husband of 54 years to Janet A. (Merlino) Christiano.  Loving brother of MaryJane Klapy, her husband Dennis, Julie Longo and her husband Philip.  Dear brother-in-law of Ruthanne Hughes, her late husband John, Gail Merlino and her husband Richard Snyder.  Cherished uncle of Joseph and Philip Longo. 

Visitation at the Leonardis Memorial Home, Inc., 210 Ridgedale Avenue, Florham Park on Tuesday from 9:30-11am, followed by the committal service at Restland Memorial Park Chapel in East Hanover at 11:30am.  For those who are not able to attend, a zoom link be offered for the committal service by clicking:

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in James’s name to the American Heart Association, see donation box below for details....

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September 7, 2021

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Leonardis Memorial Home
210 Ridgedale Ave
Florham Park, New Jersey 07932

September 7, 2021

11:30 AM
Restland Chapel
77 Deforest Ave.
East Hanover, New Jersey 07936


American Heart/ Stroke Association
P.O. Box 417005 , Boston , MA 02241-7005,
Tel: 1-800-242-8721

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