James J. O'Neill

July 25, 1945 ~ April 7, 2022 (age 76)

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James J. O’Neill, 76, of Clifton, passed away at home on Thursday, April 7, 2022. He was born and raised in Paterson residing there most of his life before moving to Clifton. James was a fireman with the Paterson Fire Department retiring with the rank of Captain. He enjoyed fishing, golfing, camping, gambling and loved his cat.


He is predeceased by his parents, William and Regina (nee Cusack) O’Neill; two brothers, William O’Neill and Robert O’Neill; and one sister, Regina Bernroth.


He is survived by his spouse, Janice (nee Lombardi) Strub; children, Jessica Guercioni, Jennifer O’Neill, Danielle Makara, Richard Strub and Kristen Lombardi; grandchildren, Madison, Dylan, Grace, Joseph and Alexandra; one brother, Jerry O’Neill; and one sister, Judy Hausworth.


Memorial visiting Thursday, April 14 from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm at Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home, 1313 Van Houten Avenue, Clifton, NJ. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Please visit to leave online condolences to the family on the Tribute Wall section of the obituary page.

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April 14, 2022

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home
1313 Van Houten Avenue
Clifton, NJ 07013


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

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