Kearny in mourning over loss of long-time Board of Education trustee

Bryan J. Granelli

The Town of Kearny is mourning the unexpected and sudden death of one of its most beloved public figures.

Board of Education trustee Bryan J. Granelli died Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022.

He was just 54.

Tributes to the long-time board of education member are flowing in and we will share them with you soon.

Viewing for Mr. Granelli will be Monday, Aug. 8, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home, Belgrove Drive, Kearny. Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 9, at St. Stephen’s Church, Kearny.

More to follow.

Learn more about the writer ...

Editor & Broadcaster at | + posts

Kevin A. Canessa Jr. is the editor of and broadcaster at The Observer, a place where he has served on and off since 2006. He is responsible for the editorial content of the newspaper and website, the production of the e-Newspaper, writing several stories per week (including the weekly editorial), conducting live broadcasts on Facebook Live, including a weekly recap of the news — and much more behind the scenes. Between 2006 and 2008, he introduced the newspaper to its first-ever blog — which included podcasts, audio and video. Originally from Jersey City, Kevin lived in Kearny until 2004, lived in Port St. Lucie. Florida, for four years until February 2016 and in March of that year, he moved back to West Hudson to return to The Observer full time. Click Here to send Kevin an email.