Peter Maffetone, 70, a resident of Ridgewood, NJ for over 40 years, passed away on June 13, 2018 with his loving family by his side. Beloved husband of Joan Maffetone for 45 years. Adored father of Kathryn Maffetone Koch and her husband, Timothy, of Hoboken, NJ. Dear brother of Ida Sofia and her husband, the late Sal Sofia, and Diane Capizzi and her husband, John. Cherished uncle to Gary Sofia and his wife, Lisa, Sal Sofia and his wife, Joanne, Stacy Sofia, and Courtney Capizzi. Peter is also survived by his brother-in-law John Pietrucha and his wife, Trudy, and many grandnieces and grandnephews. Peter was born and raised in Hackensack, NJ, and will be sorely missed by many friends he remained close to from his days attending Hackensack High School.
Peter was a sales manager for Bristol-Myers, Lenox China, and Multiline Marketing until his retirement in 2007. He was a member of the Troast Club of Hackensack, and a parishioner of Our Lady of Mount Carmel RC Church, Ridgewood. Peter enjoyed playing golf, studying the Italian language, and sports of all kinds. His love of sports was evident during his years as a coach for the Ridgewood Rec Girls’ Softball teams. He relished vacations on Cape Cod with his family, where they created lasting memories together for over 35 years. Peter also delighted in spending time with his daughter, and especially enjoyed their yearly trip to New York City to see The Nutcracker ballet at Christmas.
The Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday at 10 AM at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 1 Passaic St., Ridgewood. Interment to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington. Visiting Monday 4-8 PM at the Feeney Funeral Home, 232 Franklin Ave., Ridgewood. In lieu of flowers, donations in Peter’s name to the John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center, (www.hackensackumc.org/donate), would be greatly appreciated.