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Stephen Macanga

Stephen Joseph Macanga

Monday, August 28th, 1933 - Monday, October 21st, 2019
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Obituary

Stephen Joseph Macanga, 86, of Roseland, died on October 21, 2019 at home surrounded by his loving family.

Relatives and friends are invited for visitation on Thursday, October 24, 2019 from 4pm through 8pm in the Shook-Farmer Funeral Home, 45 Roseland Avenue, Roseland, NJ 07068.

A Funeral Ceremony will be offered on Friday, October 25, 2019 at 10 am in the funeral home with interment to follow at Prospect Hill Cemetery, Caldwell, NJ.

Condolences and memories may be shared at shookfarmer.com.

Born in Newark, he was raised in Belleville, moved to Essex Fells, and settled in Roseland 57 years ago. He graduated Belleville High School and then attended Villanova University. He honorably served in the US Army during peacetime were he met his wife Betty while stationed in Fort Benning, Georgia. For over 61 years, he has been the hard-working owner and operator of Bloomfield Appliance LLC in Caldwell, NJ, started by his father 1948 in Bloomfield and now run by his sons. In his spare time, he was an avid collector of Lionel Trains and antique toys and was a long time member of the TCA attending many collector shows around the tristate area.

Pre-deceased by his parents, Stephen and Jean Macanga and his brother, Robert Macanga.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 62 years, Dorothy “Betty” Macanga (Sewell); devoted sons, Stephen J. Macanga, Jr., Robert William Macanga, and Michael John Macanga and his wife Dawn; treasured granddaughter, Erin Marie Macanga.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, stjude.org.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, October 24th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Thursday, October 24th, 2019 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Shook-Farmer Funeral Home
    Address
    45 Roseland Avenue
    Roseland, NJ 07068
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  • Service

    Friday, October 25th, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Friday, October 25th, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    Shook-Farmer Funeral Home
    Address
    45 Roseland Avenue
    Roseland, NJ 07068
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    Please gather at the funeral home at 9:30 am.
  • Interment

    Location
    Prospect Hill Cemetery
    Address
    37 Thomas St.
    Caldwell, NJ 07006
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Jacquelyn Burt

Posted at 08:04am
Stephen Macanga was a blessed and wonderful man who helped shaped my husband’s childhood and welcomed me in the early years of our marriage.He was a wise and gifted business owner.As an Army family we bless Stephen for his bravery and service.Stephen was a model husband ,Father and grandfather . My most treasured memory of Stephen was when he showed me his trains and I asked him what was most special to him about them and he said Tradition They are stable and they last.Stephen embodies tradition and stability His dignity and memory will be treasured by his blessed wife sons and family and will be honored by sll lucky enough to know him.

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(973) 226-1111 45 Roseland Avenue | ROSELAND, NJ | 07068 (973) 226-1111 Shook-Farmer Funeral Home
45 Roseland Avenue
ROSELAND, NJ 07068
Fax: 973-228-9741
Email: farmerfuneralhome@gmail.com
(973) 226-1111 Shook-Farmer Funeral Home
45 Roseland Avenue
ROSELAND, NJ 07068
Fax: 973-228-9741
Email: farmerfuneralhome@gmail.com
(973) 226-1111 Shook-Farmer Funeral Home
45 Roseland Avenue
ROSELAND, NJ 07068
Fax: 973-228-9741
Email: farmerfuneralhome@gmail.com
(973) 226-1111 Shook-Farmer Funeral Home
45 Roseland Avenue
ROSELAND, NJ 07068
Fax: 973-228-9741
Email: farmerfuneralhome@gmail.com