Richard Anthony Kornelli

     Richard Anthony Kornelli, 68, Fort Lee, NJ passed suddenly on May 23. Son of the late Lillian and Anthony Kornelli. Beloved husband of 42 years to Maria (née Pascetta.) Loving father of Joanne Hofmann and her husband Michael and Adam Kornelli and his wife Michelle. Devoted Pop Pop to Ace and Liv. Survived by his sister Liz Giacalone.

     His greatest joy came from spending time with his children and grandchildren. He worked for the phone company as a technician in fiber optics for over 48 years before retiring in 2019. As a husband, father, Pop Pop, brother, uncle and friend he will be deeply missed and remembered with love by all who knew him.

     In lieu of flowers please donate in Richard’s memory to St Jude ( or Tunnel to Towers Foundation (

     Mass will be held on Tuesday, May 31 at 11:00 AM at Madonna Church On The Hill, 2070 Hoefleys Lane, Fort Lee with entombment to follow at Madonna Mausoleum, 2070 Hoefleys Lane, Fort Lee.