South Plainfield – Brian J. Capparelli, 52, died on Monday, October 24, 2016 surrounded by his family at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick.

Born in Plainfield, Brian was a lifelong resident of South Plainfield. He was a graduate of St. Joe’s High School Class of 1982 and the Univ. of Scranton Class of 1986

A member of the South Plainfield Lions Club, Brian was the owner of Cedarbook Landscaping and worked for Lordina Builders for over 30 years.  He will be forever known as a selfless and kindhearted individual who often offered a lending hand to nearly anyone who was in need.

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He is predeceased by his father Tulio “Cappy” Capparelli and by his father in-law Lawrence  “Budda” Massaro.

Surviving are his wife and high school sweetheart Dina (Massaro); daughters, Jennifer, Ashley, and Cassie all of South Plainfield; mother, Prudence  of South Plainfield; brothers, Robert and his wife Eileen of Barnegat and William of South Plainfield; sisters, Deborah of South Plainfield and Donna Hanley and her husband Frank of MD; mother in-law, Doris Massaro of South Plainfield; brother in-law, Lawrence Massaro Jr. and his wife Nancy of CA and sister in-law, Lorri Brown and her husband Aaron of FL.  Also surviving are several extended loving relatives and dear friends.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 9:30 a.m., in the McCriskin – Gustafson Home For Funerals 2425 Plainfield Ave. South Plainfield, NJ 07080 followed by a 10:30 a.m. funeral mass at Sacred Heart RC Church, South Plainfield.

Entombment will follow at Holy Redeemer Cemetery, South Plainfield.

Visitation will be held on Friday, October 28, 2016 from 4-8PM in the funeral home.

Memorial Contributions in Brian’s memory can be made to the South Plainfield Lions Club, P.O. Box 712, South Plainfield, NJ 07080

For additional information please visit Brian’s interactive web page at www.mccriskinfuneralhome.com