Oreste Sferra, 76, of Princeton died Monday, March 12, 2012 at Pavilions at Forrestal of Plainsboro. He was born in Pettoranello, Italy and came to Princeton in 1969. Oreste retired after 28 years of service in grounds maintenance with the Institute for Advanced Study of Princeton. He was a member of St. Paul's Church of Princeton. Oreste was a former member of Italian �"American Sportsmens Club of Princeton. He was the son of the late Biaggio and Assunta Sferra, brother of the late Nicola,Sebastiano, Alberto and Bettina, and brother-in-law Tony Sferra. He is survived by his wife of 53 years Assunta Sferra, 2 brothers Valentino and Alfonso. He is survived by 3 sisters Carolina, Venezia, and Margherita, also survived by 4 brothers-in-law John, Bert, Joe and Flory and many nieces and nephews. The funeral will be held 8:30 am Wednesday March 14, 2012 at The Mather-Hodge Funeral Home 40 Vandeventer Ave. Princeton. Mass of A Christian Burial will be Celebrated 9:30 am Wednesday at St. Paul's Church 214 Nassau St. Princeton. Burial will be in Princeton Cemetery Princeton. Calling hours will be held Tuesday March 13, 2012 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at the funeral home.