Vincent T. Papa, Sr., 69 of Rutherford, New Jersey passed away peacefully on Friday morning, December 20, 2019 at the Shenandoah Senior Living Community.
Born in Manhattan, New York on January 22, 1950 he was a son of the late Thomas and Victoria (Castellano) Papa.
He was a graduate of the Automotive High School, Brooklyn, New York.
Prior to his retirement, he was a truck driver and mechanic for the Jersey City Incinerator Authority for almost twenty-five years and was a member of the Teamsters Union Local 641, Union, New Jersey.
Vincent was a former member of the Catholic community of Rutherford, New Jersey.
Surviving are two sons, Joseph Papa and his wife Vanessa of Shenandoah and Vincent T. Papa, Jr. of Shenandoah; three grandchildren, Kayla Marie Papa, Emily Elizabeth Papa and Michael Joseph Papa; one brother, Thomas Papa of Effort; his companion, Christine Diaz of New Jersey and cousins.
Religious services will be held on Friday, December 27, 2019 at 11:00 am at Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, 132 S. Jardin St., Shenandoah. Rev. Joan A. Brown will officiate. Interment will follow in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Shenandoah Heights. A visitation will be held on Friday morning from 9:00 am until 11:00 am at the funeral home.
Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, Shenandoah is in charge of the arrangements.