Antonio "Sam" Artime

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RUTHERFORD - Antonio "Sam" Artime, 80, of Rutherford, passed away at home surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014.

Mr. Artime was born in Havana, Cuba to Antonio and Francisca (nee Lopez) Artime in 1933.

Mr. Artime was an aviation parts clerk, employed by M&M Aerospace Hardware Inc. in Miami, Fla., before retiring in 2003.

Mr. Artime is predeceased by his wife Emilia (nee Limia) in 2012. He will be deeply missed by his daughter Maria Artime and her husband Frank Distefano, his grandchildren, Michael, Joseph, Justine, and Isabel, and great-grandson, Jose Antonio. Mr. Artime is recently predeceased by his daughter Laura Acosta in 2014.

Family received friends and loved ones on Sunday Aug. 10, in the Collins Calhoun Funeral Home, 19 Lincoln Avenue, Rutherford. Funeral Mass of Christian Liturgy was held on Monday, Aug. 11, in St. Michael The Archangel Church, 624 Page Avenue, Lyndhurst. Interment will follow in Madonna Cemetery, Fort Lee.

In lieu of flowers, donations would be appreciated in honor of Mr. Artime to: Ann's Lunch Box at Cardinal Spellman High School at or Rutherford Community Pantry, Inc. at The Rutherford Borough Hall, 176 Park Avenue, Rutherford, NJ 07070 or Feeding America at

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Calhoun Mania Funeral Home
19 Lincoln Avenue
Rutherford, NJ 07070
(201) 939-1050
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Published in South Bergenite on Aug. 11, 2014
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