Giuseppe Parlati

Obituary of Giuseppe Parlati

South Plainfield – Giuseppe “Joe” Parlati, 74, passed away Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at RWJUH in Rahway.

Born in Naples, Italy; Giuseppe served in the Italian Navy before immigrating to the United States in 1971.  He settled to South Plainfield where he married Dina Notino the following year, they were married for 49 years and raised three daughters. 

Joe initially worked for FIAT in  Torino, Italy then in the United States for Local 472 Heavy Laborers until his retirement in 2010.  A soccer fanatic, especially for his Napoli team, “Forza Napoli Sempre”, Joe also enjoyed gardening, fishing and the ocean. 

He will be remembered as a devoted husband, father and pop pops and a man who loved to spend time with his family for huge dinners.

Surviving are his wife, Irene “Dina” Parlati; three daughters, Luisa O’Brien and husband Will of Bartlett, IL, Suzanne Austin and husband PJ in Edison and Elena Farfan and husband Sergio of South Plainfield and siblings, Lucia, Anna, Silvana, Palmiero, Mario all of Naples, Italy and deceased brothers Giovanni, Tonino.

He will also be missed by his seven grandchildren, Emma, Julianna, Ava Austin, William and Joseph O’Brien and Sophie and Noah Farfan along with nieces and nephews both in Italy and the United States.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, March 29, 2021 at 9:30AM in the McCriskin – Gustafson Home For Funerals, 2425 Plainfield Avenue South Plainfield, NJ 07080 followed by a funeral mass in Sacred Heart RC Church, South Plainfield at 10:30AM.  To view the livestream funeral mass, please visit

Burial will follow in Holy Redeemer Cemetery, South Plainfield.

Family and friends may gather in the funeral home on Sunday from 3-6PM.

During this ongoing pandemic, according to Executive Orders and the CDC guidelines, we kindly ask that face masks must be worn while visiting, to be mindful of physical distancing to the best of your ability, and are asking visitors to minimize time spent indoors to allow everyone a chance to pay their respects. We thank you for your understanding and for taking these precautions during this difficult time.





3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sunday, March 28, 2021
McCriskin – Gustafson Home For Funerals
2425 Plainfield Avenue
South Plainfield, New Jersey, United States

Funeral Mass

10:30 am - 11:30 am
Monday, March 29, 2021
Sacred Heart RC Church
149 South Plainfield Avenue
South Plainfield, New Jersey, United States
Family and friends may gather in the funeral home at 9:30AM.


12:00 pm - 12:15 pm
Monday, March 29, 2021
Holy Redeemer Cemetery
1734 Clinton Ave
South Plainfield, New Jersey, United States
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