Arthur “Art” Celestini, 71, longtime resident of Wyckoff, passed away peacefully early Wednesday, March 18th, 2020.
Art was born in Newark, N.J. on July 28th 1948 and was the beloved son of the late Henry and Madge Celestini. He loved his work as a computer programmer and excelled in that role. Art loved technology, fast cars, BBQ’s and his scotch; but of all Art loved his family. In the truest sense, he was a family man who enjoyed spending every available moment with them.
Art is survived by his loving wife of 38 years, Linda; his children Carrieann Hunken (wife to Peter Hunken) and his son Jim Blaney (husband to Christine Blaney) . Art loved his twin younger sister's Denise (residing in PA) and Donna (pre-deceased) His Grandchildren: Taylor Blaney (fiancé to Gibson Torres), Dakotah Hunken, Jaiden Blaney, Celeste Blaney and Great-granddaughter Makayla Torres were his truest joy. Art was also an avid animal lover and loved working and being home with their company. His pets included cats Madeline, Tillibelle and Louie and dogs Stella, Henry and grand dog Mabel.
A celebration of life will be held at a later time.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the ASPCA or animal rescue organization of your choice.