CLIFFSIDE PARK, N. J. -- Eugene T Pedoto, a U.S. Army veteran and longtime resident of Fairview and Cliffside Park, died Nov. 24 at Village Marie Claire in Saddle River. He was 84.
Son of the late Louis and Valentina Pedoto of Fairview, he graduated from Cliffside Park High School.
He served with the U. S. Army during the Korean War and was in Germany from 1953-54. He retired in 1992 from I.B.E.W. Local 363, New City, N. Y.
Early in his youth and even after marriage, he helped his father bake bread at Pedoto's Bakery. Pedoto also was a member of the Cliffside Park Men's Club.
He is survived by his wife Claire (Accomando) of 62 years, whom he met at Lincoln Elementary School in Fairview. He's also survived by his sons Eugene and wife Marion of Bergenfield; and Gary L, and wife Mi-Hwa, and granddaughter Hyun-Joo "Amy" of Fort Lee.
Pedoto was predeceased by a sister, Nancy Pedoto, and a brother-in-law, Vincent Rentler.
Donations in memory of Eugene T. Pedoto can be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908, the Wounded Warrior Project at www.woundedwarriorproject.org or a charity of your choice.
Visiting hours are from 3-6 p.m. Friday at the McCorry Brothers Funeral Home, 780 Anderson Ave., Cliffside Park.
The funeral begins at 9:15 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with a funeral Mass scheduled for 10 a.m. at Our Lady Of Grace R.C. Church, 395 DeLano Place, Fairview.
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