Johnson Walton Funeral Home

Paul Anthony Cucciniello

Paul Anthony Cucciniello

Paul Anthony Cucciniello, 73, of Holland Township, NJ, passed away on Friday, November 11, 2022 at St. Luke’s Warren Campus in Phillipsburg, NJ, with his beloved family by his side.

Born June 15, 1949 in Brooklyn, NY, Paul lived in Mastic Beach, NY, before settling in Holland Township, NJ, in 1992. He was a 1967 graduate of Central Islip High School in Central Islip, NY. Paul earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art Education from St. John’s University in Queens, NY. He worked for MetLife in Hauppauge, NY, and Manhattan, NY, before being transferred to Bridgewater, NJ, and retiring after 26 years of employment. Paul then worked as a paraprofessional at Clinton Township School District in Clinton, NJ where he also coached championship winning sports teams. He was an avid collector and loved going to yard sales, thrift stores, and rummage sales with his wife. He enjoyed attending minor league baseball games, obtaining autographs, and also liked seeing his favorite musicians perform.

Son of the late Henry and Elaine (Nocita) Cucciniello, Paul is survived by his beloved wife of 51 years, Diana (Hernandez) Cucciniello, his son Jeffrey Cucciniello and his wife Vanessa of Awendaw, SC, his daughters Juanita Hayes and her husband James of Palmer Township, PA, Sonia Cucciniello of Lehighton, PA, and Leah Swanson and her husband David of Charleston, SC, his brother Michael Cucciniello of Hauppauge, NY, his sister Madeleine Mazella and her husband James of Smithtown, NY, his granddaughters Korynn, Emelia, Olivia, Noelle, Lola, and Allison, and great-granddaughter Elaine.

The family will receive relatives and friends for a visitation on Saturday, December 3, 2022 from 10-11 AM at the Johnson-Walton Funeral Home, 24 Church Road, Holland Township, NJ, followed by a Celebration of Life at 11 AM with Pastor Linda Bullock, PhD officiating.


From: Mark Samuel
Diane and family, I am so sorry to hear about Paul’s passing. I am sure he is at eternal peace. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

From: Mark Samuel
Diane and family, I am so sorry to hear about Paul’s passing. I am sure he is at eternal peace. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

From: Steven Duffy
I was saddened to learn that Paul has passed. My deepest sympathy goes out to Diane, their children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.

From: Noelle hayes
I miss him and love him so much

From: Gerard and Debbie Fragetti
Our deepest sympathy and condolences to Diane and her entire family. Growing up with Paul, Michael, Madeline and their wonderful parents I have wonderful memories of playing and enjoying holidays over grandmas house in the village, in NYC. And visiting their Long Island home. If there is anything we can do to help you and your family please do not hesitate to ask. Warmed regards Gerard and Debbie

From: Korynn Hann
Elaine and I love you so much pappy. We will miss you and remember you forever.

From: Josephine Hefner
May he rest in Eternal Peace. Prayers of Strength and Healing for His Family and Friends. Amen

From: Sonia Duffy
I love you daddy. Forever in my heart.

From: Mr. & Mrs. Donald Leonard
We are so sorry to learn of Paul’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you . .. .

From: Connor Samuel
Paul, Diane and the whole family were a huge influence on me growing up. Such a kind man with a great sense of humor. He treated me like family all the time.

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