Jeffrey V. Lutz, 65, of Carmel, died suddenly on Sept. 1, 2018, at his home. For the past 14 years, he was the music director at Our Lady of Loretto Church in Cold Spring.
Born Nov. 4, 1952, in Yonkers, he was the son of Frank and Carmella (Sardo) Lutz.
Jeff was a talented composer, arranger, pianist and organist. He spent much of his career composing various pieces, ranging from television commercials, contemporary and jazz to liturgical pieces.
Jeff enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandson, Shea Christel, bicycle riding, and spending time out in nature.
On Sept. 4, 1993, he married Maureen Dorman at Sacred Heart Church in Yonkers.
Besides his wife and musical partner, Maureen, he is survived by his daughter Jessica Christel (Douglas) of Salem, Massachusetts, from his first marriage to Frances Murray of Yonkers; and his grandson. He also leaves behind his brother, Frank Lutz (Livietta) of Rock Tavern
Friends may call on Thursday, Sept. 6, from 5 to 8 pm at Clinton Funeral Home, 21 Parrott St., in Cold Spring. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 7, at Our Lady of Loretto, 24 Fair St., with interment to follow at Cold Spring Cemetery.