Sean Rocco Vogel, 15, of Cranbury, N.J., passed away on Monday, Nov. 27. He was the son of Geri Genovese of Cranbury, a grandson of Rocky and Geri Genovese and nephew of David and Julie Genovese of Darien.
Born in New Brunswick, N.J., he was a resident of Cranbury his entire life.
— an obituary from Barlow & Zimmer Funeral Home
Sean was a graduate of St. Paul’s School, class of 2017, and was, at the time of his passing, a freshman at Notre Dame High School.
He ran cross country and track at St. Paul’s School and enjoyed playing lacrosse, skiing and boating. An avid fan of music, he loved playing the guitar. Sean was very social, enjoying many friends.
In addition to his mother, Geri Genovese, of Cranbury, he is survived by his father, Kyle A. of Brielle, N.J.; a brother and sister, Christian L. and Bianca R.; maternal grandparents, Rocky and Geri Genovese; paternal grandparents, Rhoda Vogel, William and Chris Hanson; maternal aunt and uncle, David and Julie Genovese; paternal aunt and uncle, Michele and Mark Jones, Tristan and Stacy Vogel, and many cousins.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m., Saturday at St. Paul’s Catholic Church, 216 Nassau St., Princeton, NJ 08542.
Burial will follow at Brainerd Cemetery, Cranbury. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Sean’s name to the Youth Mental Health Project.
Arrangements are under the direction of Barlow & Zimmer Funeral Home, 202 Stockton St., Hightstown, NJ 08520.