Thomas, 88, of Wayne, passed away on February 20, 2014.
Beloved husband of the late Josephine (Miller) Ottavino. Loving father of Joann Thomas of Oak Ridge, Betty and her husband Angel Roman of Wayne and the late Thomas Ottavino Jr. Dear grandfather of Kelly and her husband Michael Fleming, Louie Roman and his wife Luciana, Ron Ardres and his wife Nicole, Tommy Batelli and Christina Roman. Devoted great-grandfather of Shannon and Michael Fleming, Destin and Liana Roman and Dylan and Lorenzo Ardres.
Mr. Ottavino was born in Paterson and lived in Wayne for the last 15 years; he worked for the Paterson Fire Department for 30 years retiring as Fire Captain. He was a Navy Veteran of WWII and an active parishioner of St. Gerard Majella Catholic Church in Paterson.
Funeral from the Aquino Colonial Funeral Home 470 Colfax Avenue Clifton (973) 956-1700 on Monday at 9:15 AM followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Gerard Majella R.C. Church at 10 AM. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Visiting Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM.
Aquino Colonial Funeral Home
470 Colfax Ave
Clifton, NJ 07013
Published in The Record from Feb. 22 to Feb. 23, 2014