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Rutgers student dies Sunday

Phillip Jacobelli, a School of Arts and Sciences senior, passed away on Jan. 31, said University Chancellor Richard L. Edwards in an email sent to Rutgers—New Brunswick students.

Jacobelli, son of Anna-Marie and Louis Jacobelli and brother of Nick Jacobelli, was a resident of Cedar Knolls, according to The Star-Ledger.

Visitation is open for students at the Leonardis Memorial Home, located at 210 Ridgedale Ave. in Cedar Knolls, on Tuesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m..

The funeral will be held on Thursday at 9 a.m. There will be a mass at Notre Dame of Mt. Carmel Church in Cedar Knolls at 10 a.m., according to the website.

Counseling, Alcohol and Other Drug Assistance Program & Psychiatric Services is offering their help to all those in the Rutgers community affected by Jacobelli’s passing.

“My sympathies go out to his family and to his friends in the Rutgers community,” Edwards said in the email.


Noa Halff is a School of Arts and Sciences sophomore with an undeclared major. She is an associate news editor for The Daily Targum. Follow her on Twitter @NoaHalff for more.

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