Peter J. LaRosa, 91, of Holland Township

Peter J. LaRosa

HOLLAND TOWNSHIP, NJ – Peter J. LaRosa, 91, of Holland Township, NJ, passed away on March 19, 2016.

Peter was born in Easton, PA on October 21, 1924, a son of the late Giuseppe and Philomena (Mamie) Altamare LaRosa.

He was the husband of the late Josephine Messina LaRosa for 66 years prior to her passing.

Peter served his country in the Army as a radio controller during World War II. He was employed by Riegel Paper Co. for 35 years prior to his retirement.

He was a member of St. Edward the Confessor Roman Catholic Church in Milford, NJ and was also a member of the Castel Club in Easton, PA.

Peter was survived by his daughter, Jodi M. Bell of Milford, NJ, and grandson, Joseph E. Bell, III of Easton, PA. He was prededed in death, in addition to his wife, by his son, Ricky J. LaRosa and his siblings, Frank LaRosa, Mary Trunk, Paul LaRosa, Delphine Romano, John LaRosa, Rose Kleinhans, and Josephine Moretti.

Services will be held on Thursday, March 24, 2016 at 3 PM at the Johnson-Walton Funeral Home, 24 Church Road, Holland Township, NJ. Visistation will also be held on Thursday from 1-3 PM prior to the service at the funeral home.