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Jack Charles
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July 29, 1931 – October 5, 2018

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Cranberry Lake, Byram Twp., NJ: Mr. Jack Charles Amato, born on July 29, 1931 in Newark, NJ to the late Pasquale and Theresa (Casela) Amato of Port Morris, NJ, passed away at age 87 on Friday, October 5, 2018. Previously from Port Morris and Mine Hill NJ, he had lived in Cranberry Lake and Franklin until his death.

Mr. Amato served with the United States Air Force during the Korean War. Returning from the service, he graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration. He retired from Metromatic Corp. in 1986. Prior to that, he was employed by the Singer Corp. where he designed circuitry for large fabric looms and also by Bell Labs for whom he developed and designed patented circuitry for the earliest launched satellites, some still in existence today. He served as the former Tax Collector and Civil Defense Director of Mine Hill, NJ and was very active in Democratic Politics where he served as Municipal Chairman.

Jack is survived by his beloved wife Linda Esther Amato (nee Estell) of 32 years; his daughter, Patricia (Amato) Jones and her husband, Brian; his son, Jack Amato and his wife, Kathy; his grandchildren, Krystal, Brian, Kaitlin, Kimberly and Matthew; and his stepchildren Ralph Herbert Van Auken and his wife, Tracey; William Emmett Van Auken and his wife, Jayne; and Russell Donald Hammel; and his brother Vito Amato. He is also predeceased by his brother Pasquale Amato and cherished by many cousins, nieces, nephews and step grand and great grandchildren.

The family will receive their friends at F. John Ramsey Funeral Home, One Main Street, Franklin, NJ on Thursday, October 11, 2018 from 10 to 11 AM. Mass of Christian Burial at Immaculate Conception RC Church, Franklin, NJ at 11:30 AM. Interment to follow at North Hardyston Cemetery, Hardyston Twp., NJ. Information and condolences can be found at www.fjohnramseyfuneralhome.com

Visitation

When Thursday, October 11th, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am
Location
F. John Ramsey Funeral Home
Address
One Main Street
Franklin, NJ 07416

Service Information

When
Thursday, October 11th, 2018 11:30am
Officiating
Rev. Boguslaw Kobus
Location
Immaculate Conception Church
Address
75 Church St.
Franklin, NJ 07416

Interment Information

Location
North Hardyston Cemetery
Address
Route 94
Hamburg, NJ 07419