Bret, age 46, of Belleville, entered into eternal life on Friday, September 4, 2015.
Beloved husband of Anna (nee Arcos). Devoted father of Richard and Rachel. Cherished son of Angela (nee Cimitile). Dear brother of Jeffrey Paton, Melody Vitiello, Kimberly Amen and Desiree and Tracey Paton. Also survived by twelve nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by his father, Richard G. Paton and his brother, Todd Paton.
Bret was born in the Bronx, NY. He always had a diligent work ethic. Bret was employed as a teacher at Transfiguration Academy in Bergenfield for 20 years and he was also a knowledgeable and skilled karate instructor in New Milford. Bret will be remembered as a devoted husband and father, and a dedicated teacher. He will be sadly missed by all.
Mass of Christian Burial will be offered Saturday, 10 AM, St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church, Bergenfield. Visiting Friday 3-9 PM at the Frech Funeral Home, 161 Washington Avenue, Dumont.
Published in The Record/Herald News on Sep. 9, 2015.