Jose Meneses, 59, passed Saturday, January 1, 2022, at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital- Somerset. Born in Santa Clara, Cuba, he was the son of Gilberto Meneses and Matias Gloria (Pedraza) Meneses. Jose was a graduate of Passaic High School and Seton Hall University, where he received his Master’s in Chemistry and was a founding member of the Lambda Theta Phi Chapter. Jose was a regional account manager for GlaxoSmithKline in Philadelphia and managed the New Jersey division.
Jose was predeceased by his father, Gilberto. He is survived by his loving wife, Inelsy (Castillo) Meneses; his children Brandin Jose; Justin Jose; Kevin Jose and his fiancé, Christina Nagib; his mother, Matias Gloria; his brother Gustavo Pablo; nephew Eddy Meneses; his aunts Ada Gomez and Martha Simpson;
his mother -in- law, Celina Castillo; brothers-in-law Victor and Jay Castillo, Gilbert Pagan; and Don Kane; sisters-in-law Judy Pagan, Karmen Castillo; nieces Vivian Pagan and Shirley Castillo; and great-niece Ashley Pagan.
Gathering with the family will be 6:00 to 8:00 PM, Thursday, January 6, 2022, at Hagan-Chamberlain Funeral Home, 225 Mountain Ave., Bound Brook. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10:00 AM, Friday at St. Joseph Church, Bound Brook. Entombment at Resurrection Burial Park in Piscataway will follow.
Memorial donations in Jose's name may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105.
We ask that face masks be worn while visiting, to be mindful of physical distancing guidelines, and for visitors to minimize time spent indoors to allow everyone a chance to pay their respects. We thank you for your understanding and for taking these precautions during this difficult time.
Streaming information will be made available prior to gathering at the funeral home.
Visitation will be streamed via Zoom: