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Officer Giovanni "John" Esposito, Jr.

September 10, 1988 ~ October 15, 2018 (age 30)

Our family is deeply saddened to announce the passing of Officer Giovanni (John) Esposito Jr. of Hillside, NJ on Monday, October 15, 2018. John recently graduated as Commanding Officer of the Police Academy and started his journey and dream of serving as a Hillside Police Officer. John was loved by all who knew him for his charismatic ways, his smile, laughter, and optimistic view of life. He embraced life to the fullest, filling everyone he knew with happiness and love. John would want us to celebrate his life and take solace in knowing we have him watching over us. He is survived by his parents, Giovanni and Maria Esposito, his sister Sonia Matias, brother Anthony and sister-in-law Michelle Esposito, nephews Marcos and Giovanni, nieces Ariana and Ava. He is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins, his girlfriend Jessica, and close friends whom he considered his family. Visiting Friday, 4:00-8:00 pm. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral on Saturday, October 20, 2018 9:00 am at the Krowicki McCracken Funeral Home, 2124 E. St. Georges Avenue, Linden, N.J. 07036. Funeral mass St. Catherine RC Church, Hillside 10:00 am. Entombment Rosedale Cemetery, Linden. In lieu of flowers donations in his memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105-9959 would appreciated.

Donations may be made to:

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

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