Spc. Jonathan Batista grew up in Rutherford and moved to Kinnelon three years ago.
The 22-year-old paratrooper was on his first deployment to Afghanistan when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire in Kandahar province on July 8.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of the Magnificat Roman Catholic Church in Kinnelon. Batista will be laid to rest in the church cemetery.