Mr. Lear S. LaFetra, 90, died on Friday, April 26, 2013 in Paramus.
A Funeral Mass will be offered in Our Lady of the Lake Church, Verona on Tuesday, April 30 at 10 a.m. Visiting in the Prout Funeral Home, 370 Bloomfield Avenue, Verona on Monday from 5 to 8 p.m.
Born in Orange, Mr. LaFetra lived in East Orange prior to moving to Verona in 1956.
Mr. LaFetra served in the U.S. Navy from 1942 to 1945. He worked for the General Electric Corp. for 40 years, retiring as fleet manager of the Fairfield office. In retirement, Mr. LaFetra worked as a crossing guard on the corner of Claremont Avenue and Cumberland Avenue in Verona for 20 years.
Mr. Lafetra was the husband of the late Mary J. LaFetra and the father of Stephen LaFetra.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Carol Ann Gecz-LaFetra Scholarship Fund, c/o James Caldwell High School, 265 Westville Avenue, Caldwell, NJ 07006 would be appreciated.