Peter Anthony Vetere passed away on March 21, 2021 at home surrounded by his loving family.
A funeral Mass will be offered on Thursday, March 25, 2021 at 10am in St. Anthony of Padua Church in Butler, NJ.
Peter was a devoted husband to Barbara (nee Svec) for 58 years. He was an exemplary father to his daughters Carol Vetere and Nancy and son-in-law Jim Rivera, and a proud Gramps to Ella and Claudia Rivera. Also surviving are his siblings Joseph, Emil and Filomena Vetere. He immigrated to America from Italy in 1952 on a ship named The Conte Biancamano with his parents, Sisto and Angelina (now deceased).
Peter adored his family, took pride in his lifetime accomplishments, and loved spending time with friends and family outdoors enjoying nature in the beautiful mountains of NJ and NY.
Pete had been employed for over 50 years by Madison Sprocket and Gear in Hawthorne as a machinist.
In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to www.protectadks.org/about/contact/ in Pete's memory.