Charles John Sanfilippo passed away

HOPATCONG — Charles John Sanfilippo, 53, passed away January 17, 2016 after a long and heroic battle with cancer.

Charles was born in Brooklyn, New York and resided in Hopatcong with his wife and four dogs. He worked as a Vice President of Business Development at the Dale Group, Florham Park and was a member of Grace Church on the Mount, Netcong.

Charles was a huge Mets fan and enjoyed all sports, movies, travel and his job at the Dale Group. Charles was a member of the New Jersey Umpire Association and member of Grace Church on the Mount in Netcong, where he also volunteered prior to his illness.

He is survived by Laurie, his loving wife of 15 years; mother Victoria Plancher; and father Charles Sanfilippo and his wife Estela. He is also survived by beloved in-laws Rose Raimo, Michelle and Tony DiCerbo, Joseph, Barbara and John Raimo.

Visitation Monday, January 25, 2016, 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., at Tuttle Funeral Home, 272 State Route 10 West, Randolph (

Funeral Service Tuesday, January 26, 2016, 10:30 a.m. also at the funeral home. Interment to follow at Stanhope Union Cemetery, Stanhope.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in his memory to Grace Church on the Mount, P.O. Box 35, Netcong, New Jersey 07857, and/or Eleventh Hour Rescue, P.O. Box 218, Rockaway, New Jersey 07866.