Mario Molinari Jr.

Obituary of Mario Salvatore Molinari Jr.

Mario Salvatore Molinari, Jr, age 78, of Phillipsburg, New Jersey, passed away Thursday, August 6, 2020 in Dover, New Jersey.  Born October 2, 1941, in Newark, New Jersey, he was the son of the late Mario Salvatore Molinari Sr. and Violet Anna Van Valkenburgh-Molinari.


Mario was a 1959 graduate of Washington High School.  He served in the United States Army National Guard as a Private First Class. Mario was most recently retired from working as a Maintenance Supervisor at M&M Mars located in Hackettstown, New Jersey.


Mario was known for being a motorcycle and auto enthusiast, the love he had for his dogs, as well as his creative uses of duct tape.  He was a parishioner of St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church.


Mario will be forever missed by his sisters, Elaine Molinari, Violet Jean Powell, and Dianne Dominick; sons, Michael Molinari and Nicholas Molinari; daughters, Tammy Siana, Christina Miller, and Carolyn Molinari; grandchildren, Monica Brown, Jennifer Gregory, Rexanne LaBarre, Philip B. Siana, Kaylee Sugot and James Siana; great-grandchildren, Kayla Brown, Anastasia Sugot, Isabella Gregory and Lucas Gregory

Mario is predeceased by his sister, Susan Patrick; daughter, Bonnie LaBarre; and grandson Cody Motyka.


Special thanks to all of the staff at Kindred Unit of St. Clare’s Dover Hospital and the staff at Traditions Retirement Home in Phillipsburg, NJ for caring for Mario.

Mario S. Molinari, Jr. will be forever in our hearts. 

Services will be held privately by the family.  In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in Mario’s name to your favorite charity.

A Memorial Tree was planted for Mario
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Knoll-Devoe Funeral Home & Cremation Service
Share Your Memory of