Obituary of Joseph Cosmo Marinelli
Joseph Cosmo Marinelli (“Cos”), 50, of Margate, NJ passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at home on August 24, 2021 after a courageous year long fight with Pancreatic Cancer.
Cos was born on January 14, 1971 in Vineland, NJ to Joseph and Priscilla Marinelli. Cos was a loving husband, father, son, brother, nephew, and a trusted friend to all. He graduated from Vineland High School in 1989, where he participated in multiple sports but his love was baseball. He was a skilled pool shark and loved riding motor bikes from an early age. He worked hard and played hard. He enjoyed motorcycle riding, skiing, camping but most of all the time spent on family trips.
Cos was a multi-skilled tradesman in plumbing, electrical, and boat mechanics. He was always willing to help everyone with any repair and his children would frequently tell people, “My dad can fix anything”. As a multi-skilled tradesman, Cos was a employed by Margate Public Works for approximately 14 years and the later years he was a supervisor but always loved to be hands-on with all projects.
He will be forever missed by his loving wife of 21 years Lisa (Gindhart), his two sons Liam and Marco, his mother Priscilla (nee Smith), his sister Lori (Michael) Capito, in-laws Joseph & Shirley Gindhart. He will also be sadly missed by aunts/uncles, nieces/nephews, and cousins. In addition he will be missed by a large extended family and dear friends. He is predeceased by his father Joseph Anthony Marinelli in 2018.
The family would like to thank Jefferson Hospital, Cape Atlantic Angelic Health Palliative & Hospice Care, Karen Pells, Kara Quigley-Keane, Maryann Slaughter-Morrow, and the Margate Community who supported us through this journey. A special thank you to his favorite Aunts (Peggy & Jackie), who cared for Cos this past year.
A visitation will be held Sunday, August 29, from 5-7pm, and Monday, August 30th 10-11am followed by a service, at the George H. Wimberg Funeral Home 1707 New Rd., Linwood. Interment will follow at Laurel Memorial Park Cemetery, Egg Harbor Twp. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Joseph Marinelli Children’s Educational Fund c/o Lisa Marinelli, 8105 Winchester Ave., Margate, NJ 08402.To plant a tree in memory of Joseph Cosmo Marinelli, please visit Tribute Store