Peter Spatafora

Obituary of Peter Spatafora

Peter J. Spatafora, 83, passed away Sunday, June 3rd at St. Peters University Hospital in New Brunswick.

Born in Brooklyn, NY, Peter graduated with a degree in Marketing from Rutgers University, and settled in East Brunswick, where he lived for the past 55 years. He was an avid Mets, Giants and Rutgers fan. He was a veteran of the US Navy.

Peter was predeceased by his beloved wife Edna, who passed away in 1989, his son Peter Joseph Spatafora Jr., who passed away in 2008, and his brother Salvatore Spatafora.

He leaves behind his loving family; daughter Jo-Anne Bijas and her husband Geoff, daughter Linda Spatafora, and son Michael and his wife Shannon, 4 grandchildren, Jeffrey and his wife Amy, Kevin and his wife Ashley, Luke, and Zack, and 4 great grandchildren, Corrine, Tess, Jackson and Brody, and his sister Connie Trogel, as well as many nieces and nephews.

A visitation will take place on Wednesday, June 6th from 9:30-10:30am, followed by a 11:00am mass at St. Thomas the Apostle Church in Old Bridge. Burial will follow at Holy Cross Burial Park in South Brunswick.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to The American Lung Association, 55 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 1150, Chicago, IL 60601, or to Seasons Hospice, 2445 Kuser Road; Ste 100, Hamilton, NJ 08690.