LOCUST GROVE, Ga. - Eugene E. Ortutay, 83 of Locust Grove, formerly of the Trenton, N.J., area passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 13, 2013, at his companion's residence with his loving family Sue Becker, Yvonne Cooper, Joe Cooper, and Tiffany Cooper by his side. Mr. Ortutay honorably served in the United States Army and retired from the Hamilton Township Board of Education after dedicating 25 years. For the past four years Eugene spent his time in Georgia. He loved to eat, travel, and fresh water fish.
Mr. Ortutay was predeceased by his parents, Alexander and Willie Anne Ortutay, late wife, June Rapoza, son, Michael Ortutay, and five siblings. Left to cherish his wonderful memory are his long time companion, Sue Becker; his loving children, Yvonne Cooper, Eugene David Ortutay, Scott Nicholas Ortutay, Ricky Ortutay, Victoria Ortutay and Roxanne Ortutay; caring sister, Barbara Cuomo; and his wonderful grandchildren, Rickey, Joe Cooper (Tiffany), Alicia and Michelle Summers. His canine friends Lucky, Jersey, Midnight and Bobby of Georgia as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives will miss him deeply.
Graveside services will be held at noon on Tuesday, November 19, at Princeton Memorial Park, 403 Gordon Road, Robbinsville NJ 08691.
In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests memorial contributions to be made in Eugene's honor to
, PO Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312 or to the
, PO Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005.
Arrangements entrusted to the care and coordination of long time family friend David C. Chiacchio and his dedicated staff of the Chiacchio Southview Funeral Home, South Trenton, N.J.