Henry Traverso Dies at Age 90

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Henry Joseph Traverso died on April 19, at the age of 90, at his home in Livingston.

He was born in West New York to Margaret Lindsay and Angelo Traverso, and grew up in Union City.

He designed, repaired and built machines for more than 50 years.

Mr. Traverso is survived by his wife of 66 years, Laura Ekeson, and five of his seven children. He was the grandfather of 12 and the great-grandfather of five, and was predeceased by his daughters, Lori Ann and Karen Killary, and his sister, Margaret.

Mr. Traverso was an assistant Cub Scout leader, a Knights of Columbus member, and an usher at St. Philomena’s Church.

No public services have been scheduled; arrangements are under the direction of Quinn-Hopping Funeral Home.

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