Joseph J. Hopper

  • Born: March 10, 1959
  • Died: August 2, 2017
  • Location: Secaucus, New Jersey

Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home

1313 Van Houten Avenue
Clifton, NJ 07013
Tel. (973) 546-2000

Tribute & Message From The Family

Joseph J. Hopper, Jr., 58, of Secaucus passed away peacefully on August 2, 2017 surrounded by his family. Born in Paterson, Mr. Hopper was raised in Clifton and had lived in Secaucus for thirty years. He was employed as a Pipefitter with Pipefitters Local 274, Parsippany for over thirty-five years and was a parishioner of St. Philip the Apostle RC Church in Clifton. Mr. Hopper was predeceased by his parents: Joseph J. Hopper (2013) and Cecelia M. (nee Duffy) Hopper (2015). His is survived by his beloved wife, Kathleen (nee Zengel), of Secaucus; his three devoted children: Colleen Orlando and her husband, Joseph, Ryan Hopper and Alyssa Reggio and her husband, Matthew, all of Secaucus; dear sister, Peggy Borgese and her husband, John, of Cedar Grove; and two cherished grandchildren: Zander and Jacob Orlando. Visitation will be Friday from 4-8 pm at the Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home, 1313 Van Houten Avenue, Clifton. Funeral services will begin at 9:15 am Saturday at the funeral home and 10:00 am at St. Philip the Apostle RC Church, 797 Valley Road, Clifton. Private cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (,; 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 would be appreciated.


Condolence & Memory Journal

My sincerest condolences to the Hopper family. May the God of comfort give you strength during this difficult time. Jeremiah 29:11,12.

Posted by - Teaneck, NJ   August 30, 2017

My sincere condolences to Joe's family. I went through elementary school with him and will remember him fondly. Rest In Peace, Joe.

Posted by Janice DePeri Haefeli - Gambrills, MD   August 08, 2017

Dear Peggy and Family, .So sorry for the loss of your brother. our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time, may God watch over all of you! With love, Chris and Gabe Lavella

Posted by Chris and Gabe Lavella    August 07, 2017

Allysa and family...Sorry for your respects to you n family, he was a great man.

Posted by Cristina Gonzalez    August 07, 2017


So sorry for your loss many fond memories of Joe playing ball with Ryan and peter he was a proud dad always displaying signs of his children's events gone much too soon rip Joe your suffering is over I know you will always be watching over your family whom you loved very much please accept our most sincere sympathy the Roselli family

Posted by A friend   August 05, 2017

Posted by Roselli family - Secaucus nj   August 05, 2017

I would like to send my condolences to all of you. I only knew Joe for a short period of time as I worked with him right before he became ill. Joe was a great guy and I can't believe he is gone. I am so sorry. God bless you all

Posted by Rich messina    August 05, 2017

Those we love don't go away, they walk beside us every day. Keep Joe in your hearts and mind always xoxo

Posted by Grace    August 05, 2017

May the God of all comfort embrace you with His love during this difficult time. With sincere sympathy,

Posted by Northshore University Hospital CTU management and staff    August 04, 2017

I have great memories of "The Hop"
Joe was one of a kind and will be missed.
My sincere condolences to the family.

Posted by JDS - Linden, NJ - coworker   August 04, 2017

Deepest condolences from the Martens'family

Posted by Doreen Martens - Secaucus, NJ - friend   August 04, 2017

That was a great shock.Joyce and I send you our sincere condolences.for you John and your family.

Posted by Klaas and Joyce Lindemulder    August 04, 2017

Dear Peggy and family, please accept our deepest condolences on the loss of your brother. May Joey Rest In Peace. Maria Cartier and Suzanne Hayducka (Pascrell)

Posted by Maria    August 04, 2017

Dearest Peggy and family, Our most heartfelt condolences for your loss. We send you prayers and warm wishes to comfort all of you xoxoxo Grace and Ron Marmorstein

Posted by Grace    August 04, 2017

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the whole family at this sad time. We have so many memories of Joey growing up. He was his Mom & Dad's pride and joy. Aunt Evelyn & Uncle Art

Posted by Evelyn Hillier    August 03, 2017