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Joseph Blumetti

North Plainfield - Joseph Blumetti, age 70, passed away following a long illness on Saturday, January 6, 2018, at Overlook Hospital in Summit, NJ. Born and raised in Summit, he had lived in North Plainfield for over 45 years.

Joseph was a scholar who graduated from Raritan Valley Community College with an associates degree in English. He was a former restauranteur. Joseph was self-employed as a Classical Guitar Instructor and performer for over 55 years. He was recently employed by the French School of Music in Plainfield. He was an accomplished composer, avid reader, artist and classic movie buff. He also loved dogs, cooking, fishing and helping others.Survived by his sisters Geraldine Ruhl and Roseanne Gargiulo and her husband Mario; nephews Christopher Wesley, Raymond Mark Wesley, and Jeffrey Wesley; niece Laura Vitullo and his beloved dog Crayne. He was very loved by all his students, protégées, many close friends and he will be deeply missed.

A visitation will be held on Sunday, January 14, 2018 from 2-5 p.m. at Higgins Home for Funerals, 752 Mountain Blvd. Watchung, NJ with a 5 p.m. service. Entombment will be held on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 11 a.m. at St. Teresa's Cemetery, Summit, NJ.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his loving memory to the or the Humane Society.

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Published in Courier News on Jan. 11, 2018
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