Joseph A. Perez passed away at home on November 25, 2017. He was 74. Born in Perth Amboy he lived in Newark before moving to North Arlington 37 years ago. Visiting is Tuesday from 4 until 8 p.m. at the Armitage Wiggins Funeral Home 596 Belgrove Drive, Kearny. Mass Wednesday at 9:45 a.m. in Queen of Peace Church 10 Franklin Pl, North Arlington, NJ 07031 and entombment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington.
Joe served in The Army during Vietnam. He was a member of the Newark Bloomfield Elks and was a retired Newark Fire Captain. He is survived by his wife Lydia (nee Fuentes), his son Joseph A. Perez, Jr. and his brother John Perez. In lieu of flowers kindly consider a donation to St. Peter's Preparatory School in Jersey City.