Patrick J. Cerra
Patrick J. Cerra

January 27, 1933 - April 15, 2017
Born in Bayonne, NJ
Resided in Linden, NJ


Patrick J. Cerra, 84, of Linden, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, April 15, 2017.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend the Funeral from the Walter Johnson Funeral Home, 803 Raritan Rd., Clark, on Wednesday, April 19 at 10:00 am, thence to St. John the Apostle Church, Clark, where a Funeral Mass will be offered at 11:00 am. Final Disposition will be private. Visiting hours will be on Tuesday, from 4 - 8 pm.

Mr. Cerra was born in Bayonne to Michael and Maria Cerra. He proudly served his country in the Army during the Korean War. He lived in Clark, prior to moving to Linden 38 years ago.

Mr. Cerra was an Operations Manager at the Linden Roselle Sewage Authority of Linden for 25 years, retiring in 2004. He currently served as a Board Member for the Authority. Prior to the Authority, Mr. Cerra was the former Owner of Patrick's Beauty Salon of Roselle for 25 years. He was an avid bowler and enjoyed going to Atlantic City and Las Vegas.

Mr. Cerra is survived by his devoted children, Diana DiStefano, Michelle Cerra and Patricia Sbarro and her husband Michael; step children Mark Kawalec and LisaAnn Kawalec; cherished grandchildren, Johnathan, Christina, Jessica and Vincent; dear sisters, Teresa Cerra and Colleen Doroshenko and his beloved companion, Barbara Karis. He was predeceased by his son-in-law, Kenneth DiStefano.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in his memory to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 785817, Topeka, KS 66675.




Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home
803 Raritan Road
Clark, NJ US 07066
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Funeral Mass
St. John The Apostle RC Church
571 Valley Road
Clark, NJ US 07066
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
11:00 AM


Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home • 803 Raritan Road • Clark, New Jersey 07066 • 732-382-6262 •
Sullivan Funeral Home • 146 East Second Avenue • Roselle, New Jersey 07203 • 908-241-2345 •

Steven N. Perlmutter
Matthew S. Perlmutter
Funeral Director, Manager, NJ Lic. No. 3539  
Funeral Director, NJ Lic. No. 4785 
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