Diese, Sr., Michael, 73, of Parsippany, passed away on Tuesday, January 29, 2019. Beloved husband of the late Marion (nee Malinowsky) who passed on September 4, 2018. Loving father of Michael Diese, Jr. and his wife Jacqueline and Laura Diese and her fiancé Lamar. Adored grandfather of Darren Spratley. Dearest brother of Marie June Bulwin and Theresa Kavanagh. Michael was predeceased by his three brothers.
Born in Paterson, Michael lived in the Singac section of Little Falls before moving to Parsippany in the early 1970's. Michael was a pipe line welder for Public Service Electric and Gas (PSE&G) located in East Orange. He was a member of the Local 855 Pipe Fitters Union. Michael was a parishioner of Parsippany Christian Church.
The family will receive their friends on Monday, February 4, 2019 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at Gaita Memorial Home, 154 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Little Falls. A funeral service will be officiated by Reverend Tom Hart from Parsippany Christian Church on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 10 AM at Gaita Memorial Home. Interment to follow at Laurel Grove Memorial Park, 295 Totowa Rd., Totowa, NJ. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to St. Jude's Children Hospital will be greatly appreciated. St. Jude's Children Hospital 501 St. Jude's Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or www.stjude.org
Envelopes will also be provided by the funeral home during visiting hours.