MAYWOOD, N.J. -- Francis Cermatori, of Maywood, died on Friday, Feb. 10. He was 90.
An Army veteran of World War II, Cermatori worked for Maywood's Department of Public Works as a parks attendant before he retired. He was also a journeyman, darkroom technician and supervisor for ALCO Gravure in Hoboken for over 40 years.
He was a member of the Rochelle Park American Legion Post 170 and a past member of the Paramus Elks, the Maywood VFW and Maywood American Legion Post 142.
Cermatori is survived by his wife of 69 years, Antoinette; children Francis Cermatori Jr. and his wife Janice, Paul Cermatori and his wife Maria, Stephanie Biasi and her husband Donald; son-in-law Brooks Connor; grandchildren Gina, Joseph, Francis, Scott, Michael, Nicole and Sara; and great-grandchildren Gianna, Lorenzo, Luciano and Leonardo.
He was preceded by his daughter, Barbara Connor.
A funeral service was held on Tuesday morning, Feb. 14, at the Vander Plaat Memorial Home, followed by a funeral mass at Our Lady Queen of Peace Church. Interment was in Holy Cross Cemetery, in North Arlington.
Memorial donations can be made to Our Lady Queen of Peace Church 400 Maywood Ave., Maywood, NJ 07607.