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“We wish to offer our sincere condolences to the Sutera family.We met Lou in Daytona.He certainly enriched our lives,what a gentleman.Rest in peace...Read More »
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“Lou-You were an inspiration to me as a trumpet player, musician and gentleman.I will miss your company and your stories brother.Al DeFurianniUnion, NJ ”
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“May the love and support from relatives and friends be a source of comfort during this time. Doing so will be in harmony with the bible's message...Read More »
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“Professor SUTERA, Your educational guidance is ever timeless, leadership extraordinary and friendship cherished. All my prayers and condolences for...Read More »
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Louis J. Sutera, 96, of Cedar Grove, passed away Wednesday November 23, 2016. Mr. Sutera served in the United States Army Engineers Unit during World War 2. He was a Music Instructor for 25 years at East Side High School in Newark, retiring 1986. He played the trumpet professionally for many years until the age of 93. He played during the Big Band Era with Fred Waring and his Pennsylvanians, and many other Union bands and orchestras in the Catskills and Las Vegas. He was 1st Trumpet with the United States Army USO Band. He served as Conductor of the Bloomfield Symphony Orchestra and Assistant Conductor of the Newark Symphony Orchestra. Funeral 9:30 am Tuesday from the Megaro Memorial Home 503 Union Ave Belleville. Mass 11:15 am St Catherine of Siena Church, Cedar Grove. Entombment to follow in Gate of Heaven Chapel Mausoleum, East Hanover. Visitation Sunday 1-5pm. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Louis and Norma Sutera may be made to the Alzheimer's Association. Mr. Sutera was the beloved uncle of Robert LaPenna, Paul LaPenna, Joy Paterno, Gary Sutera, Anthony Sutera, Nina DeLuca, Lawrence Hamdan, and Allen Hamdan. He is also survived by his sister Ann Vitale, brother-in-law Gabe Nevola and his wife Juanita, brother-in-law Al Hamdan, and many other nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife Norma N. (nee Nevola), brothers Anthony Sutera and his wife Marie, and Carmen, sister Fannie Macaluso, brother-in-laws Robert LaPenna and his wife Marie, Michael DeLuca and his wife Filomena, sister-in-law Dorothy Hamdan, and niece Maria Gulino.

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