Michael Pinto Januario, 13 entered the Kingdom of Heaven at home on Christmas Eve, with his loving family by his side.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation for Michael at the Galante Funeral Home, 2800 Morris Ave. Union on Wednesday December 27 from 6-8 PM. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Fatima Church in Newark on Thursday at 10am. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery.
Born in Newark, Michael was a lifelong resident. A student at McKinley Elementary School, Michael enjoyed riding his bike, and was always ready to play games. A creative young man, he loved building and creating with Legos, and cherished time spent camping with his family.
Michael was the beloved son of Ernesto and Natividade Januario; adored grandson of Jacinto Januario, Ana Pinto and Arlindo Pinto; dear brother of Brian Januario; treasured nephew of Helder and Noelia Januario, Jorge Januario and Arlindo and Paula Pinto, and is also survived by several loving cousins.