Eugene "Gene" R. Bartell, Sr. passed away peacefully at his home in Madison on Thursday, December 28, 2017, at 76 years of age.
Gene leaves behind his son, Eugene Bartell, Jr. and his wife Jennifer; his two daughters, Elizabeth Brady & Karen Wiesner and her husband Chris; one brother, William Bartell; one sister, Carol Bradshaw; three cherished grandchildren, Alison, Nicholas & Alexandra and many friends at the Madison Senior Citizen's building. He was predeceased by his parents, the late Eugene P. and Lorraine Bartell (nee Nolting) and his brother, August Bartell.
Gene was born in Morristown and was a life-long Madison resident. Before retiring, he was a self-employed painting contractor in Madison for many years. Gene was also a member of St. Vincent Martyr Church in Madison.
A memorial visitation to celebrate Gene's life will be held on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 from 4:00PM to 8:00PM at the Madison Memorial Home, 159 Main Street, Madison, with a memorial service to begin at 6:00PM at the funeral home. Interment will be held privately at St. Vincent's Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Gene's memory to the Madison Volunteer Ambulance Corps, 29 Prospect St., Madison, NJ 07940.
For additional information or share an online condolence with Gene's family, please visit www.madisonmemorialhome.com