ANDOVER - Joseph Michael Luteran, 72, of Andover Township, died Aug. 23, 2013, at Newton Medical Center.
Born June 26, 1941, in Stanhope, to the late George and Anna (Stankosh) Luteran, Joseph attended Netcong High School. He was a construction worker with Salmon Brothers Construction, Stanhope, and enjoyed basketball and trips to Atlantic City.
Joseph is survived by five sisters, Anna Bardi, of Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Vera Burton, of Rockaway, Elizabeth Tynan, of Hackettstown, Frances Bachert, of Cocoa, Fla., and Dorothy Whitehead, of Cincinnatus, N.Y.; one brother, Adam Luteran, of Belvidere; 20 nephews and nieces; and many great nephews and nieces. He was predeceased by two brothers, George and Lewis Luteran, and a very dear sister, Barbara (Feb. 16, 2013).
Funeral arrangements are private and under the direction of Cochran Funeral Home, 905 High St., Hackettstown.
Condolences may be sent to www.cochranfuneral.com