FAIRVIEW, N.J. -- Joseph D. Lala, of Fairview, died Nov. 9. He was 86.
He was born Jan. 25, 1930, in Teaneck and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He was owner and operator of Joseph Lala Construction in Fairview.
He was predeceased by his wife, Jessie (nee) Orecchio; and sister, Lucille Caponegro.
He was the father of the late James Lala and Joseph Lala and his wife Nilka Azucar.
He is survived by his grandchild, Andrew Lala; and siblings, Jerome Lala, Ann Marie Rizzo.
There will be a funeral at 8:30 a.m. Monday at the A.K. Macagna Funeral Home, 495 Anderson Ave., Cliffside Park, thence to Our Lady of Grace R.C. Church in Fairview, for a 9:30 a.m. funeral Mass. Entombment will follow at Fairview Mausoleum. The family will receive their friends from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.