Three Generations of Dedicated Family Service to the Community


John C. Marinella was a graduate of Lower Camden County Regional High School, where he served as class president. He graduated from Eckels School of Mortuary Science. John purchased Macri Funeral Home in 1962 and later changed the name to Marinella Funeral Home.


Steven J. Kincaid , CFSP,  graduated from Delsea Regional High School in 1981 and was elected into the Athletic Hall of Fame for baseball and basketball in 2018. He continued his education at James Madison University where he received his Bachelor’s Degree and played for the Dukes on the baseball team. After his time at JMU, Steve attended the Funeral Service Program at Mercer County Community College and received his funeral directors license in 1987. Steve currently resides in Hammonton with his wife Jackie and three children Branon, Allie, and Cassie. He is an active in the community where he is a member of the Hammonton Chamber of Commerce, Hammonton Lions Club, Hammonton Italian Sons & Daughters of America, St. Joseph Church Holy Name Society, and was on the foundation of the W.B. Kessler Hospital. Steve enjoys sports and the outdoors as a member of Hammonton Little League, a founding member of the Hammonton Blue Devils Blue Diamond Baseball Club, and Ducks Unlimited.

*CFSP (Certified Funeral Service Professional) since 1996

Nicholas B. LaGuardia, Jr. was born and raised in Hammonton, NJ.  Nick was a 1993 graduate of Hammonton High School.  He was a 1997 graduate of Stockton University in Pomona, NJ where he received a B.A. in Marketing and was a three year starter on the baseball team.  He later attended and graduated  Mortuary school from Mercer County Community College where he received his funeral director license in 1999.  He is currently the President of the Sons Of Italy - Giuseppe Garibaldi Lodge 1658 and also a member of the Knights of Columbus Pallotti Council 3471.  Nick, his wife Tanya (Talavera), and their children Matthew, Mia, and Carmella reside in Hammonton. 

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Branon J. Kincaid was born and raised in Hammonton, NJ and a 2012 graduate of Hammonton High School. In 2016 he received his Bachelor's in Communication Studies from Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia where he was a pitcher for the baseball team, collecting two conference championships and also an inaugural member of the college’s Ducks Unlimited Chapter. Following his time at Randolph-Macon, Branon went on to receive his Master’s in Sport Management from Springfield College in Springfield, Massachusetts. While at Springfield College, Branon was a Graduate Assistant coach for the baseball team. Branon is currently enrolled in the funeral service program at Mercer County College to follow in his grandfather and fathers’ footsteps, becoming a third generation funeral director.

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Donald F. DeNucci was born and raised and still resides in Hammonton, NJ. He is married to Laura DiNote DeNucci. They have three children, Lori (Paul) Calderone, Gina (Leo) Hagerty and Donald (Molly) DeNucci. They have six grandchildren, Joseph Dominic and Jonathan Paul Calderone, Madison Lee and Morgan Lee Hagerty and Dominic Patrick and Francesca Tierney DeNucci. He enjoys watching his grandchildren in their activities which includes college softball, travel and little league baseball, golf and swimming. He attended the Hammonton school system and Rider College. He is a Viet Nam Veteran of the U.S.A.F Air National Guard. He was employed in the Banking and Mortgage Industry until retiring in 2008. He has been a dedicated employee of the Marinella Funeral Home since July, 2011.

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Arthur J. Sweeney was born and raised in Hammonton and was a graduate of Saint Joseph High School in Hammonton, NJ and Stockton University in Pomona, NJ. Art and his wife Roseann continue to reside in Hammonton. Before joining the firm, Art owned and operated an appliance store business in Hammonton and Cape May County for over twenty years, In his twenty years, he received many acknowledgements and awards from various appliance manufactures for top sales, store presentations, and customer satisfaction. Art is active in supporting Lower Township’s Local Community Food Bank, Operation Yellow Ribbon that supports our troops abroad, and Lower Township Fire Companies. In his spare time, Art enjoys working outdoors, gardening, and boating on the Mullica River. He has been a dedicated employee of the Marinella Funeral Home since 2017.

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