Nicholas A. Marino
Iliff-Ruggiero Funeral Home
156 Main St.
Newton, NJ
BRANCHVILLE --Nicholas A. Marino, 24, of Branchville, died unexpectedly on Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015.

Born in Newton, he was a lifelong resident of Sussex County.

A graduate of Pope John XXIII High School class of 2009, he also attended William Paterson University as well as Sussex County Community College. Nicholas was a true Dallas Cowboys and New York Knicks fan. He enjoyed all types of sports as well as cooking and spending time with his family and friends.

Survivors include his father, Frank Marino, of Toms River, and his mother Sharon (Bridges) Marino, of Branchville; his brother, Michael J., also of Branchville; his paternal grandparents, Michael and Doris Marino, of Frankford; his maternal grandmother, Helen Bridges, of Lafayette; his aunt, Eleanore Shaffer; as well as many other aunts, uncles and cousins.

A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, Dec. 28, at 10:30 a.m. in the Our Lady Queen of Peace R.C. Church, Branchville. Interment will immediately follow in the Branchville Cemetery. Visitation will be held Sunday, Dec. 27, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the Iliff-Ruggiero Funeral Home, 156 Main St. (Route 206), Newton.

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Published by The New Jersey Herald on Dec. 25, 2015.
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Deepest sympathy to the family for this great loss. The strength from God can sustain you through this difficult time and in the days ahead. May the love of those who share your loss comfort you as you share loving memories.
The Lewises
December 29, 2015
My heartfelt condolences go out to you, Sharon and your entire family. May God's grace comfort you and help you to get through the darkest days.
Dave Woods
December 29, 2015
Helen and family My deepest sympathy to you and your family This is a terrible loss and I pray that God gives you much strength to get through this I am sending many prayers and thoughts and know that I am thinking of you . May God bless you
Norma Elvidge
December 28, 2015
Frank, you are in our thoughts and prayers, love Mark Janice and Miranda
December 28, 2015
My heartfelt sympathies go out to The Marino Family during this difficult time. I hope that the promise in 1 Thessalonians 4:14 can bring comfort. Knowing that there's a hope for the ones we have lost in death can be so reassuring.
December 28, 2015
Frank and family, we are very sorry to hear the passing of your son Nicholas. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and may you find peace and comfort through our Lord.
Ken and Nancy Banasiak
December 27, 2015
We were so saddened to hear of Nick's passing. He was a great person with a wonderful sense of humor. We had a lot of fun working with him at the college and we will miss him so much. Our deepest sympathy to the family.
Solweig Dimino and the staff of the SCCC Registrar's Office
December 26, 2015
Helen, so sorry to hear about your grandson's passing. My prayers & thoughts are with you. Pamela Hagadorn Schwarz
Pamela Schwarz
December 26, 2015
Frank and family, I'm so sorry to hear of your sons passing, my thoughts and prayers are with you all at this very difficult time.
George VanderMeulen
December 26, 2015
Mike - I am so very sorry for the pain of your loss - may happy memories fill your heart and help you through this very difficult time. Elyse
December 25, 2015
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