Michael "Papa Bear" LeStrange
Paramus - LeStrange, Michael "Papa Bear" 77 of Paramus, NJ passed away on June 9, 2021 with his family by his side. Born in Seattle, Washington, Michael was a lifetime member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Lodge 1506, Ridgefield Park, NJ as well as a lover of Antique Cars, Trains, and Gardening. He retired after 45yrs as a Superintendent with J. Fletcher Creamer and Son in Hackensack, NJ. He was also the owner of Papa Bears Pub in Cliffside Park for 37yrs as well as being a member of Laborers International Union of North America, LIUNA, Local 472 for 50 years. Beloved husband of Linda (nee DeCicco) LeStrange.
Loving father of Michael LeStrange & his wife Karina. Dearest brother of Patrick LeStrange and his wife Joanne Seiler and the late Arthur LeStrange Jr. Dear brother-in-law of Susan and Joe Cerniglia. Michael is also survived by a multitude of nieces, nephews, grand nieces, grand nephews, cousins, and friends. Funeral Monday June 14, 2021 at 9:30AM from the Macagna Diffily Onorato Funeral Home 41 Ames Ave Rutherford, NJ. Funeral Mass 10:30AM at Annunciation RC Church, Paramus, NJ. Interment to follow at George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus, NJ. Family & Friends will be received Sunday June 13, 2021 from 2-7PM. www.macagnadiffilyonoratofuneralhome.com