A funeral mass took place Nov. 2 at Our Lady of Mercy Church for John Butera, 90. He died Oct. 28 at Bayonne Medical Center. Born in Jersey City, he was a lifelong resident. He worked in the shipping department for American Can Co. Jersey City for 27 years retiring in 1974. He later worked for Hudson County Parks Department. He was the husband of the late Lena (Dassaro) Butera; father of Charles Butera and his wife Renata; grandfather of Charles, Christopher and Dana; great-grandfather of Nathan Butera. Services arranged by the Greenville Memorial Home, Jersey City.