Rocco Marinelli, 77, died Monday October 18, 2021, at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital – Somerset. Born in Bound Brook he was the son of Anthony and Angeline (Benedetto) Marinelli. Rocco graduated Bound Brook High School in 1963, and was in the 50th Armor Division of the New Jersey National Guard from 1964 to 1970. He worked at FleetPride, formerly Safety Equipment Co., in Edison for 49 years retiring as manager. He enjoyed gardening, golf, Atlantic City but spending time with his family is what brought him the most joy. He was a loving father, grandfather and great grandfather. Rocco was predeceased by his parents, sister Marie Jurado and brothers Louis, Anthony and Michael. He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Carol (Mignella), his daughter Donna Schiavo and Sean O’Donnell, his grandsons Zachary (Elizabeth) Schiavo and Jake Schiavo, and his great grandchildren Ellie Rose and Vincent; his sister Florence Suk as well as many nieces and nephews. Gathering with the family will be 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 PM Friday, October 22, 2021, at Hagan-Chamberlain Funeral Home, 225 Mountain Ave., Bound Brook. The funeral service will be 10 AM, Saturday at the funeral home. Entombment at Resurrection will follow.