Robert W. Stavella

Lifelong West Caldwell Resident &


Robert W. Stavella, West Caldwell's friendliest electrician, passed away at home on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 with a loving family at his side. He was only 72 years old.

Relatives and friends are invited to visit with the family at the Codey & Jones Funeral Home, 54 Roseland Avenue, Caldwell, NJ 07006 (973-226-6696) on Monday, April 10th from 4-8pm. Services to celebrate Bob's life will be held in the funeral home on Tuesday, April 11th at 11:00am. The interment is private. To extend a condolence or share a memory, please visit

Bob was the son of the late Frank and Anna (Campbell) Stavella. A lifelong resident of West Caldwell he graduated from James Caldwell High School. He was a licensed electrician who owned his own company, Stavella Electric, West Caldwell.

He met and married Francine Gentilucci and together they raised their sons in West Caldwell.

Surviving are his beloved wife, Francine; two devoted sons, Ryan with his wife, Laura, and Kyle; cherished grandchildren, Julian and Keira; dear siblings, Christine Leccese, Carol Klisiewicz, Douglas Frantz and James McNelis; a loving cousin, Rose Courtright; also several nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations in Robert's memory to support Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Attn: Stephanie Sepe, 885 Second Ave, 7th Fl., New York, NY 10017. Please note in the memo that the gift is in memory of Robert Stavella.