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Peter Fierro

April 18, 1940 ~ February 21, 2024 (age 83) 83 Years Old

Peter Fierro Obituary

Peter Fierro, 83, of Clifton, passed away Wednesday, February 21, 2024. Born at home and raised in Paterson, he remained a city resident until moving to Clifton 47 years ago. Peter graduated from the Paterson Vocational and Technical School in January 1958.  He was employed as a letter carrier with the Paterson Post Office until his retirement in 1995.

Peter was a faithful Roman Catholic and highly valued weekly mass attendance. He enjoyed shopping and watching sports on television, especially the New York Yankees and the Philadelphia Phillies.  Peter loved to travel by car and drove to all of the 48 contiguous United States.

He was predeceased by two sisters, Theresa and Nancy as well as his brother, Joseph.

Survivors include: his beloved wife of 47 years, Eileen (nee Sommariva); his son, Peter W. Fierro (Heather); his daughter, Eileen M. Fazio (Marcus); his three loving grandchildren, Matthew, David and Elizabeth; his in-laws, Susan Kopko (Gary), William Sommariva (Susan) and Judith Fierro; 17 nieces and nephews and several grandnieces and grandnephews.

Visitation will be held Sunday, Feb. 25, 2024 from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm at Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home, 1313 Van Houten Avenue, Clifton. Funeral services will be held Monday, Feb. 26, 2024 at 9:15 am from the funeral home and 10:00 am at St. Paul R.C. Church, 124 Union Avenue, Clifton. Interment to follow at Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Montclair. Memorial contributions may be made to Salesian Missions, P.O. Box 96567, Washington, DC 20090 or Catholic Charities - Diocese of Paterson, 777 Valley Road, Clifton, NJ 07013 or St. Paul R.C. Church, 124 Union Avenue, Clifton, NJ 07011. Please visit to leave condolences on the Tribute Wall section of the obituary.

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February 25, 2024

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home
1313 Van Houten Avenue
Clifton, NJ 07013

Prayer Before Church
February 26, 2024

9:15 AM
Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home
1313 Van Houten Avenue
Clifton, NJ 07013

February 26, 2024

10:00 AM
St. Paul RC Church
124 Union Avenue
Clifton, NJ 07011

February 26, 2024

11:30 AM
Immaculate Conception Cemetery (Upper Montclair)


Salesian Missions
P.O. Box 96567, Washington DC 20090-6567

Catholic Charities - Diocese of Paterson
777 Valley Road, Clifton NJ 07013

St. Paul R.C. Church
124 Union Avenue, Clifton NJ 07011
Tel: 1-973-340-1300


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