About Us



James J. Cozzarelli, Jr., Owner / Manager 

276 Washington Avenue Belleville, NJ  07109

Phone (973) 759-1114  Facsimile (973) 751-0959

New Jersey  Practitioner of Mortuary Science License No. 3143

New York Practitioner of Mortuary Science License No. 4071 


“The staff at Irvine Cozzarelli Memorial Home is devoted to the

fulfillment of your expectations. We take great pride in the importance

of our service and our dedication to the families in our care.”



·        We will answer your questions in a precise and understandable manner.

·        We will ensure that the funeral arrangements you make meet with

     your personal needs.

·        We will explain the value and benefit of all available options.

·        We will completely explain prices and payment terms


“We appreciate your faith and trust in the staff of


Cozzarelli Memorial Home, P.A..”

 “A Family Owned Funeral Home Since 1885”

Advance Funeral Planning * Cremation

New Jersey Pre-Paid Funeral Trust Fund


Complimentary Valet Parking

With Respect To All     With Value      With Compassion








Cozzarelli Memorial Home


Irvine-Cozzarelli Memorial Home was founded by John Caldwell

in 1885. It was purchased by his employee, William V. Irvine, Sr. 

and passed to his son, William V. Irvine, Jr. The practice was then

purchased by Mr. Irvine's employee,

James J. Cozzarelli, Jr., in 1972.

Through training, creativity and sensitivity, Mr. Cozzarelli has 

been committed to balancing the preservation of the foundation

and dignity of the one-hundred-twenty five-year-old practice with the

needs of today's clients. Special attention has been paid to support

and accommodate the community's diverse ethnic and cultural 

richness. The facility has been designed to envelope its guests with

visual and auditory comfort. Grief therapy programs are available

to support clients in their time of need. An increased range of

services and economic programs have been instated to allow the

opportunity to serve and support the needs of a broader clientele.

Through the steadfast management of its four visionaries,

Irvine-Cozzarelli Memorial Home has been known to its 

community as a strong and significant institution. It's current 

owner is an active community leader and has received numerous

accolades from civic and international organizations for

outstanding service and cultural leadership. the facility has been

the site of several cultural and civic events and has received 

citations for its beauty and generosity to its guests.