Edward Lubrano, Jr., 75, co-owner with his brother Joe Lubrano of J&E Auto Body located in Clark, N.J. for the past 45 years, passed away on Sunday, August 18. The Lubranos have been long-time members of collision repair associations in the state. Ed was born in Elizabeth, N.J. and has been a resident of Clark for 70 years.
Ed was co-owner of Tito’s Restaurant in Clark until 1974. He has co-owned J&E Auto Body with Joe for the past 45 years. He was an Honorary Member of the Clark P.B.A. and The Clark Volunteer Fire Department. He was also a former member of the Colonia Country Club.
Ed was predeceased by his first wife Carol Ann (DiBenedetto) Lubrano. He is survived by his wife of 15 years, Teri (DiMartino) Lubrano; his children, Edward O. Lubrano III and his wife Alicia and Gina Lynn Vorrius and her husband Steven; his grandchildren, Anthony, Christopher and Olivia, Jenna and Alessia; his brother Joe and his wife Donna and their son Joseph Lubrano, Jr.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in his memory to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.
Visitation will be held today, Friday, August 23 from 3 to 8 p.m. at Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home, 803 Raritan Road, Clark, NJ. Funeral mass will be held Saturday, August 24 at 10 a.m. at St. John the Apostle RC Church, 571 Valley Road, in Clark. Entombment will follow at 11:30 a.m. at Hollywood Memorial Park, 1500 Stuyvesant Avenue, Union, NJ