Visitation at Funeral Home
Obituary of Nicholas J. Maresca
Nicholas J. Maresca of Rockaway, NJ passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 1, 2018 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was 69 years old. Nicholas was born on June 16, 1949 in Newark, NJ to Evelyn (Hubbard) and the late Anthony Maresca.
Nicholas was a police officer with the Newark Police Department for 26 years. Nicholas worked in various roles within the Newark Police Department finalizing his career as a lieutenant. Nicholas was a member of the Fraternal of Police Lodge#12, he was a range master and a member of the marksman club but most importantly, he cherished his time spent with his devoted family.
Nicholas is survived by his beloved wife, Tena of 48 years, his children, April, Nicholas Jr. & his wife, Victoria, and Steven, his mother, Evelyn Maresca, his cherished grandchildren, Taylor, Zachery, Brandon, Madison, Cameron, Payton and Kevin. Additional survivors include his sisters, Kathleen, Laura, Annette and Arlene and many cousins, nieces, nephews and dear friends. He was pre-deceased by his son, Douglas in 2011, his father, Anthony and his brother, Ralph.
Nicholas's Life Celebration will include visitation on Tuesday, September 4th from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Leber-Lakeside Funeral Home, 150 Landing Road, Landing, NJ. There will be a Catholic Prayer Service offered on Wednesday morning, September 5th at 10:00 am at the funeral home. Nicholas will be laid to rest at the Gate of Heaven Cemetery, 225 Ridgedale Avenue, East Hanover, NJ #973-887-0286. All services are entrusted to the Leber-Lakeside Funeral Home of Landing, NJ.