Funeral mass was held March 18 at St. Nicholas Church, Jersey City, for Nicola Cantelmi, 86, of Jersey City. He passed away at home with his family at his side on March 14. Nicola was born in Teggiano, Italy. Nicola was a track inspector for 23 years for PATH and retired in 1992. He was a member of San Cono Society in Brooklyn. Nicola was a founding member of the St. Nicholas Church Italian Community Mass, Jersey City. Nicola loved to make wine and spend time with his family. Nicola was the husband of 51 years to Mina; father of Antonietta Callipari and husband Dominick, Michael Cantelmi and wife Claudia; grandfather of Domenico, Marco and Gabriella Callipari, Matteo Nicola, Emma and Silvana Cantelmi; brother of Antonietta Trezza. Also survived by many nieces and nephews in America and Italy. Nicola was predeceased by his parents Antonio and Raffaella Cantelmi and his brothers Giuseppe and Vincenzo Cantelmi. Services arranged by the Riotto Funeral Home, Jersey City.