La Puente, Jose Benjamin "Pepe" age 77 of Paterson at rest in Wayne on July 7, 2018. Beloved husband of fifty five years of the former Zoila R. Rojas of Paterson. Loving Father of Milagros La Puente of Paterson, Pilar La Puente and her husband Willie Lescano of Clifton, Carla La Puente of Paterson, Lourdes La Puente and her husband Matthew Tedesco of Hackensack, Benjamin La Puente and his wife Carmenza of Paterson, Ruben La Puente and his wife Mavis of Fair Lawn and the late Jose La Puente (May 16, 2018). Dear grandfather of Jose, Luis, Nicole, Giancarlo, Leonardo, Ian, Isabella, Daniella, Sebastian, Matthew and Joshua. Also surviving are one brother and three sisters in Peru. Born in Lima, Peru, he came to the U.S.A. in 1993 settling in Passaic before moving to Paterson sixteen years ago. He was a Machine Operator for Century Shower Door Co., Totowa, for fifteen years before retiring in 2006. Prior to that, he was a Pharmaceutical Sales Rep. for Drokasa in Peru for over thirty years. Mr. La Puente was a veteran of the Peruvian Marines, enlisting in 1959. He was an avid soccer fan. He was a great cook. He enjoyed traveling to Peru to visit with family. His family and grandchildren were his world. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral from the Festa Memorial Funeral Home, 111 Union Blvd., Totowa, on Wednesday at 9:30 AM. Funeral Mass to follow at St. Mary's R.C. Church, Paterson at 10:00 AM. Committal to follow at Cedar Lawn Crematory, Paterson. Friends may visit Tuesday from 4:00-8:00 PM.