Arthur G. Statuto

July 17, 1925 - March 02, 2011 

Arthur G. Statuto

July 17, 1925 - March 02, 2011 

Obituary for Arthur G. Statuto

Statuto, Arthur G., age 85 of Carrolton, TX, died Wednesday, March 2, 2011. He was born in Saugus, MA and had resided in Allendale for many years before moving to Carrollton, TX three years ago. Arthur was a member of St. Catherine’s of Sienna RC Church, Carrollton, TX. Previously he had been a member of the Church of the Guardian Angel, Allendale. He had served in the US Navy during World War II and was a graduate of Notre Dame University where he was a member of their 1946 and 1947 National Champion football teams. He was selected to the 1948 College Football All Star Team. After graduating, he played professional football for three seasons with the Buffalo Bills and Los Angeles Rams at the offensive center position. After his professional football career, Arthur began his second career in industrial sales, eventually founding his own business, Empire Bearing & Transmission Corp. of Fairview, NJ, and spent the next 35 years developing that business before retiring in 2007. He is survived by four daughters: Gayle Glanville of Carrollton, TX, Ellen Wilson of Topsfield, MA, Nancy Scheuermann of Lewisville, TX, Mary Katharine Statuto of Carrollton, TX and one son: Mark Statuto of Ho Ho Kus, NJ. He is also survived by 11 grandchildren, four great grandchildren and one sister, Eleanor Bourgeois of Groveland, MA. Arthur was predeceased by his wife, Frances Statuto in 2005 and a sister, Phyllis Gaeta in 2009. Visiting hours are Sunday 2- 4, 7-9 PM at the Vander Plaat Funeral Home, www.vpfh.com, 257 Godwin Ave., Wyckoff, NJ. Prayer are Monday 9:00 Am at the funeral home, followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:00 AM at Church of the Guardian Angel, 320 Franklin Tpke., Allendale, NJ. Interment at Christ the King Cemetery, Franklin Lakes, NJ. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Center for Food Action, 59 Ridge Road, Mahwah, NJ 07430 would be appreciated.

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