June 20, 2017

Charles Parinello, Sr.

Lake Hiawatha, Mr. Charles Parinello, Sr, 77, died on June 20, 2017 at the Morristown Medical Center. He was born in Glen Ridge and grew up in Chatham, New Jersey, before moving to Lake Hiawatha 52 years ago. He earned his Masters Degree from Montclair State University and was an industrial arts teacher in Elmwood Park for 35 years before retiring. He was an avid car and motorcycle guy. He enjoyed many car shows in his 32 Ford. He was also a long time member of The North Jersey Street Rod Association. He took many trips cross country in either the 32, his Corvette or on his motorcycle. He loved the scenery and loved driving. He always came back with many stories to tell. He also loved racing cars, and on many a weekend could be found at the drags.

He is survived by his 2 children, 3 grandchildren, and 2 sisters.

Private arrangements are by the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com)

 

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