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Matthew Daniel Piermatti II

Matthew Daniel II. Died on March 25, 2017 at the age of 66 years, of Summit Avenue, Hackensack, formerly of Tuxedo Park, N.Y. and Park Avenue, N.Y.C., attorney and former adjunct professor of law at William Paterson College, member of Manhattan's prestigious Amateur Comedy Club, Rolls Royce Owner's Club, Titanic Historical Society, and former committee member of the International Debutante Ball in New York City. As a vestry member of Christ Episcopal Church, Hackensack, he also served as a lay reader, served on the Art, Architectural and Memorials Committee and the Worship Committee. He was appointed to the Commission on Ministries and the Diocesan Task Force on Ethics by Bishop Jack Shelby Spong and reappointed and made chairman of the Commission by Bishop John Palmer Croneberger. As chair of the Commission on Ministries he developed a Diaconal Subcommittee and a Lay Subcommittee whose work it was to raise up and support lay ministries in the diocese of Newark. He was also appointed by the Bishop to be on the Civil Union Task Force. Also a member of the Bars of states of New Jersey and New York, a graduate of Seton Hall University B.A. 1975, St. Mary's Law School in Texas 1976 and the Marshall Wythe School of Law at the University of Exeter, Devon, England. He maintained a law practice in Bergen County since 1979. He was an active member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Montvale where he was a lay reader and guest Sermonist. In his spare time, he had published two books and served as the archival silver flatware expert for Tiffany & Co., and was a former member of the Suburban Essex Riding Academy. He is survived by his many friends. A Memorial Service will be held at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 4 Woodland Road, Montvale, New Jersey on Sunday April 2, 2017 at 2:00 PM. Please No Flowers, by request. Donations may be made to St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 4 Woodland Road, Montvale, NJ 07645. Arrangements conducted by G. Thomas Gentile Funeral Service, 397 Union Street, Hackensack, NJ 07601. To send condolences, get directions or for further information visit
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