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Michael J. Grimaldi

September 11, 1944 — September 16, 2023

New Brunswick


Michael J. Grimaldi, a beloved Lawyer and pillar of his community, has sadly passed away on September 16, 2023. He was born in Jersey City on September 11, 1944. Throughout his life, Michael's passion for law drove him to make a significant impact on those around him.

With an illustrious career spanning several decades, Michael dedicated his expertise to advocating for justice and fairness. He possessed an unwavering commitment to upholding the rights of others and ensuring that the legal system worked in favor of those who needed it most. His tireless efforts within the legal profession have left an indelible mark that will be remembered by all who had the privilege of crossing paths with him.

Beyond his professional accomplishments, Michael had a deep love for animals. He cherished his furry companions and found solace in their company. At the time of his passing, he was the proud owner of five cats and maintained a thriving fishpond that brought life and vibrancy into his home. His compassion for animals served as a testament to his kind heart and empathetic nature.

In addition to his legal pursuits and dedication to animals, Michael had several hobbies and interests that brought joy into his life. He was an avid fan of both the New York Yankees and Mets, finding excitement in each swing of the bat and celebrating victories alongside fellow supporters. Furthermore, music held a special place in Michael's heart; he found solace in playing classical tunes on the piano, allowing himself to be transported to different realms through the power of music. Additionally, he took solace in listening to the velvety voice of Frank Sinatra, finding comfort in every note that resonated with his soul.

Michael possessed a remarkably outgoing personality that endeared him to all those fortunate enough to know him. His warm smile and genuine interest in others' lives illuminated every room he entered, effortlessly bringing joy into the lives of those around him. Michael's magnetic presence created lasting bonds with his family and friends, who treasured the time they spent together, cherishing memories that will be fondly remembered.

Michael J. Grimaldi is pre deceased by his loving sister, Paula Grimaldi-Reardon, parents Jospeh & Rosaria who will forever keep his spirit close to her heart. His passing leaves a void in the lives of those closest to him, but he will be remembered as a beacon of strength and unwavering support.

The Memorial Service to celebrate Michael's remarkable life will be held on September 22, 2023, at The Crabiel Home For Funerals in Milltown, NJ. The service will commence at 12:00 PM and conclude at 2:00 PM. During this time, family, friends, and colleagues will gather to honor the profound impact Michael had on their lives.

In addition Michael's surviving family members include his brother Joe Grimaldi and his wife Kathleen of North Carolina, nephews Joseph Grimaldi of California and Nicolas Grimaldi of New Jersey, as well as nieces Kristyn Saile and her husband Zach, great niece Charlie.

Michael J. Grimaldi's legacy as an esteemed Lawyer and compassionate soul will forever resonate within the hearts of all who were fortunate enough to know him. He leaves behind a lasting impression that serves as a reminder of the importance of fighting for justice and cherishing the bonds we share with others. His memory will continue to inspire future generations to make a meaningful difference in the lives of those around them.

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Friday, September 22, 2023

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