Jose Antonio Emanuelli, 31, died August 3rd, 2021, unexpectedly.
Jose was born January 12th, 1990 in Jersey City where he spent most of his childhood surrounded by his siblings and cousins. During his teenage years he moved to Hoboken where he attended Brandt Middle School and Hoboken High School and played varsity football. He was a proud Redwing.
Jose was an athlete through and through and later on could be found at the basketball courts at Church Square Park playing a game of pick-up basketball or at a football field playing flag football.
Jose had the remarkable gifts of perseverance, relentless positivity and the ability to make friends which he had plenty of. Friends who rooted for him, supported him, and loved him dearly. Earlier this year, Jose and his fiancée, Estefania Falconi, became engaged to be married and are expecting their first child in January 2022.
He is survived by his mother, his fiancée, siblings, extended family, and his lifelong friends.
Visitation for Jose will be held on Tuesday, August 10, 2021 from 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM at Lawton-Turso Funeral Home in Hoboken (633 Washington Street, Corner of Seventh & Washington Streets, Parking on Seventh). A Funeral Mass will be offered on Wednesday, August 11, 2021 at 10:30 AM at St. Francis Catholic Church in Hoboken (Corner of Third and Jefferson Streets, 308 Jefferson Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030). Cremation private.
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- All attendees must practice social distancing while paying their respects
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