HACKENSACK, N.J. -- William Oliver Tuite, of Hackensack, died on Tuesday, Dec. 27. He was 69.
A veteran of the Vietnam War, Tuite served in the Navy for 20 years. He then went on to work for General Electric Company as an engineer in Italy; France; Lynn, Massachusetts; and White Plains, New York.
He was a parishioner of Holy Trinity Church and a lifetime member of the American Legion.
Tuite is survived by his wife, Carla (Viola) Tuite; children Michele Brown and her husband Tommy of Jacksonville, and David Osimo and his wife Laia of Barcelona, Spain; and grandchildren Kristin, Justin, Theti, Fiamma, Ona and Maria.
He is predeceased by his brother, Thomas Tuite.
Visitation will be from 7-9 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 30, at the G. Thomas Gentile Funeral Service, 397 Union St., in Hackensack. The funeral will be at 9:15 a.m. on Saturday from the funeral home, with a 10:30 a.m. mass at Holy Trinity Church, in Hackensack. Cremation will follow at Cedar Lawn Crematory.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the John Theurer Cancer Center, by clicking here.