Peter A. Loria "Sonny", of Kearny, passed away on May 22, 2019 . He was 77. Visiting will be on Friday May 24, 2019 from 4 until 8 p.m. at the Armitage Wiggins Funeral Home 596 Belgrove Drive, Kearny. Mass Saturday 10 a.m. in St. Stephens Church and burial will follow at Holy Cross cemetery.
Sonny was a retired Newark School Teacher. He enjoyed poetry and was active with his Writers Club. He taught computer skills at The Kearny Library, The Kip Center and The Salvation Army. He was an active tennis player and a long time Board Member of The Arlington Players Club. He served in The Army during Vietnam.
He was the beloved husband of Mary (nee Madden). Father of Peter John "PJ" Loria (Erica), Anthony J. Loria (Roberta) and Suzanne Cunha (Roger). Brother of the late Jean Bennett, he is also survived by his grandchildren; Eric, Bianca, Emilia, Anthony, Julian, Liam and Alexander. In lieu of flowers kindly consider a donation to The Arlington Players Club in Kearny.