John W. Guarini

July 20, 1924 ~ February 14, 2021 (age 96)


John W. Guarini was 96 years old when he passed away Sunday, February 14th. Born in Bayonne, New Jersey, John was a resident of New Milford since 1957. He proudly served in the United States Marine Corps from 1943 to 1945. John was awarded the Purple Heart Medal after being wounded fighting Japanese forces during the Battle of Iwo Jima, as well as in the invasion of Roi-Namur during the Battle of  Kwajalein, the Battle of Saipan, and the Battle of Tinian.  After serving his country, John went on to work for PSEG as a welder for 35 years before retiring.

He is predeceased by his late wife Freda Jean of 65 years, his late twin brother Jimmy Guarini and his late sister Dorothy Donnenwirth. He is survived by his nieces and nephews Jimmy Guarini, Billy Guarini, Jack Guarini, Joan Petrosie, Dorothy Donnewirth, John and his wife Barbara Fahrenholz, Charles Fahrenholz,  Michael Brophy, Thomas Brophy, Cullen Brophy, Tommy Guarini and Marisol Rodriguez.

A funeral mass will be celebrated in his memory on Saturday, February 20th at 10am in the Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Haworth. Burial to follow at George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus. Visiting hours will be offered from 5pm to 8pm in the Funeral Home on Friday evening. If you are unable to attend the visiting hours on Friday a live streaming link will be available at 5 pm est. 

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of John W. Guarini, please visit our floral store.


February 19, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Boulevard Funeral Home and Cremation Service
1151 River Road
New Milford, NJ 07646

Funeral Mass
February 20, 2021

10:00 AM
Sacred Heart Church
102 Park Street
Haworth, NJ 07641

February 20, 2021

11:30 AM
George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus

© 2021 Boulevard Funeral Home and Cremation Service. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy