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Fidel Laracuente, Sr.

May 15, 1925 ~ June 6, 2021 (age 96)

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Fidel Laracuente, Sr.

Beloved Father, Grandfather and Great-Grandfather, 96


Mr. Fidel Laracuente, Sr., 96, of Newark, passed away on Sunday, June 6, 2021 at the Clara Maass Medical Center, Belleville.  Visitation will be at the Biondi Funeral Home of Nutley, 540 Franklin Avenue on Wednesday, June 9 from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.  There will be a Funeral Mass celebrated at St. Lucy’s Church, Newark at 11:00 a.m.  The interment will be at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington.    


Mr. Laracuente was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico and resided in Newark, NJ.  He was a Foreman for Rapid Manufacturing, Newark for many years before retiring.  Mr. Laracuente was very passionate about Dominos and his family.  He always had a smile for everyone and welcomed them into his home.


He is survived by his beloved children Fidel, Jr., Rafael, Pedro, Jose, Antonio, Sara Pace, David, Maria DeOliveira, Ruben, Teresita Calderon, Rita Laracuente Guzman and Cecilia Laracuente; and also his 85 cherished grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  He will be missed by his many loving nieces, nephews, in-laws, and friends.


Mr.  Laracuente is predeceased by his wife Virginia (Nee Diaz) Laracuente (2015), his son Geraldo Laracuente, his parents Anastasio Laracuente and Maria (nee De Los Santos) Laracuente and his 11 siblings.


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June 9, 2021

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Biondi Funeral Home
540 Franklin Avenue
Nutley, NJ 07110

Funeral Mass
June 10, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Lucy's Church
118 Seventh Avenue
Newark, NJ 07104

June 10, 2021

12:30 PM
Holy Cross Cemetery & Mausoleum
340 Ridge Road
North Arlington, NJ 07031

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