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Alexander A. Sniatkowski,

Ocean - Alexander A. Sniatkowski, of Ocean, passed away peacefully on February 20th. A 1952 Passaic HS graduate he served in the Army during the Korean War. Returning home he married Maureen (Bracken). In 1962 he became a Passaic Police Officer rising to Detective Captain before retiring in 1993. He was a standout baseball player where his pitching skills earned him a tryout with the Brooklyn Dodgers. He was a devoted public servant and beloved baseball coach to hundreds of Passaic youth. He passed on to his family his passion for reading, baseball and the NY Yankees. Upon retirement he and Maureen moved to Duck, NC where his storytelling and popularity earned him the nickname "The Mayor". In 2010 he returned to NJ to spend more time with his family.

Alex is survived by his loving wife of 63 years Maureen, his sister Judith and husband David Cardella, brother Richard and wife Joanne and sister-in-law Ginny. His children Brian, Mark and his wife Geralyn , Jay and his wife Elizabeth, Kerry and her husband Matt Baldwin. He will be remembered for his keen sense of humor by his grandchildren; Alexandra, Alexander, Luke, Eliza, Mary, Owen, Adam, Milo, Elijah, Maize and Henry and his loving nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his parents Alex and Julia and brother Robert and sister Mary Ann.

Services will be held Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 at Ely Funeral Home, Neptune, NJ.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Feb. 21, 2018
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