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Michael Albert Tutela

February 16, 2022


Michael Albert Tutela, 40, of Union, passed away on February 16, 2022. 

 Michael was a person who kept everyone laughing. He had the kindest heart and would do anything for his friends and family. Michael was a huge fan of the New York Rangers and loved watching The Sopranos, crime and horror movies. He especially loved spending time with his friends at Giants Stadium on Sundays and celebrating Halloween. Michael worked in the Teamsters Union for several years but spent most of his time working in the food service industry. Most recently he worked as an assistant manager in PurLife Cafe in Delray Beach, Florida. 

Beloved son of Mary Tutela.  Dear brother of Chris Tutela.  Loving nephew of Pat Alvino, her husband John, Michael Orefice, his wife Gloria, Dominick Orefice and his wife Florence.  Also survived by many cousins and friends. Michael was pre-deceased by his father Albert Tutela, his grandparents Albert & Mary Tutela, Michael & Mary Orefice, his aunt Marie Howard and her husband Joseph. 

A Memorial visitation will be held at the Leonardis Memorial Home, Inc., 210 Ridgedale Avenue, Florham Park on Saturday, February 26th from 12-3pm, which will be concluded by a prayer service. 

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Michael’s name to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, see donation box below for details…

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Memorial Visitation
February 26, 2022

12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Leonardis Memorial Home
210 Ridgedale Ave
Florham Park, NJ 07932


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

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