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Howard Janotta

Born: 10/19/1924
Hackensack, NJ
Died: 11/22/2010
San Antonio, TX
Age: 86

Meadowlawn Memorial Park
San Antonio, TX
(888) 751-7278

Formally of Little Ferry, NJ. Attended Lodi High School. Excelled in basketball, football, baseball and tennis. Made All County Basketball in 1948 and All State Basketball in 1949. World War II Vereran as a B24 pilot. Acquired BS degree from Seton Hall and an MA from Columbia. Played basketball for Seton Hall and inducted into their Hall of Fame. Briefly played professional basketball for the Baltimore Bullets and Paterson Crescents (1949-1951). Pilot for the Arabian American Oil Company (Aramco) for 16 years and AT&T for 20 years. Private pilot for John Travolta from 1993 to 2000. Won the National Senior Olympic senior singles title in 1995 and was ranked number 1 in the Texas Tennis Association from 1994 to 1999. Survived by wife Marlene Janotta and daughters Marnie and Jill. There will be no formal services.
Published in Express-News on Nov. 27, 2010
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