Hopatcong, Mr. Stephen Frank Procacci, 29, died on December 29, 2016. He was born in Dover and lived in Hopatcong all of his life. He was a 2007 graduate of Hopatcong High School and became a general handyman and landscaper.
He is survived by his parents Paul and Miriam Procacci, four brothers and sisters; Paul (and Ashley) Procacci of Florida, Kristin (and John) Marx of Hopatcong, Justin (and Erika) Procacci of Green Brook, and Lisa Procacci of Hopatcong. He also leaves his paternal grandparents; Paul and Kathleen Procacci of Kearny, and eleven nieces and nephews; Brianne, Payton, Colin, Kylie, J. J., Bryson, Noah, Cameron, Desmond, Liam, Ashton, and a nephew on the way. He was predeceased by his maternal grandparents Thomas J and Helen Butler.
Stephen enjoyed different activities, including fishing at Bear Pond. He enjoyed nature and the outdoors. He loved to walk. He enjoyed working with his brother, Justin, helping him on different projects.
He especially enjoyed being with his nieces and nephews. He was willing to help others as he participated in distributing food to the poor in Brooklyn.
Stephen was an extremely good hearted and loving son who loved his family. His Mom and Dad, his grandparents, and his siblings were special to him. His favorite places included his grandparent’s house and Bear Pond. He also enjoyed visiting his siblings and seeing his nieces and nephews as well as seeing his aunts, uncles and cousins.
He enjoyed having a good cup of coffee with his Mom and studying and reading the Bible with her. He loved Jesus. He enjoyed watching football. He was a fellow Green Bay Packer fan along with his father, mother, and sister. He enjoyed the Marvel and Star Wars / Star Trek movies. He loved Jungle Book, old and new versions.
He already is missed and always will be missed. We love you, Stephen.
Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Tuesday from 3 – 7 pm. The Funeral Liturgy will be held on Wednesday, 10 am, at St. Jude’s R C Church, with the interment to follow at the Holy Cross Cemetery in North Arlington.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to New York City Relief (http://newyorkcityrelief.org/) or or Catholic Charities Diocese of Paterson (http://www.catholicharities.org/)