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Joseph T. Adubato

AGE: 94 • Port Monmouth

Joseph T. Adubato, 94, of Port Monmouth, NJ, died on October 31, 2017 at Riverview Medical Center. He was born in Newark, NJ and moved to Belford in 1925. Joseph attended what was then Leonardo High School and was a member of the 1940 Football team that went undefeated under Coach Truax and they were only scored upon once that entire season. He is in the Middletown Football Hall of Fame and he played semi-pro football with the Leonardo Field Club. Joseph served in the US Army in during World War II. He was a Staff Sergeant with the 290th Field Artillery Observation Battalion in the European Theatre. After Joseph left the service, he owned his own taxi here in Middletown and he is a retired member of the Local 156 Laborers Union in New Brunswick. He was a founding member of the Belford Seafood Coop and he owned and operated his own vessel, the Seastar. Joseph is also retired from the Belford Independent Fire Company. Joseph was a good-natured man who loved gardening, traveling, and keeping busy. He was a lover of animals and fishing was his life.

Surviving are his wife of 65 years, Bernice Adubato (nee Glowacki), his son, Stephen Adubato, and many nieces and nephews.

Joseph was preceded in death by his parents, Sylvester and Emma Bottge Adubato his brother, John Adubato, and his sister, Lena Dunn.

Visitation will be held Sunday, November 5, 2017 from 4-7 pm at John F. Pfleger Funeral Home, 115 Tindall Road, Middletown. Funeral services are scheduled for Monday, November 6 at 9:30 am at the funeral home. A Funeral Liturgy will be offered Monday, November 6, 2017 at 10:30 am at St. Mary's Chapel, 26 Leonardville Rd., Middletown. Burial will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Middletown.

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Published in Asbury Park Press on Nov. 4, 2017
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