William A. Pedota. 88, of Succasunna, NJ passed away on Saturday, January 5, 2019 at Merry Heart Nursing Home. William was born on July 8, 1930 in Newark, NJ to the late Paul and Rose Pedota. He has lived in Succasunna for the past 3 years and was previously from Florham Park, NJ. William was a proud US Marine veteran and served during the Korean War. He was a refrigerator and air conditioning repairman for A.T. Vita in Pinebrook, NJ.
William was an avid sports fan, especially the N.Y. Giants and N.Y. Mets. He was offered a position of shortstop with the Washington Senators baseball team.
William is survived by his daughter, Jill Herring and husband Glenn, 3 grandchildren, Christopher, Connor, and Michael, and his son, Daniel Pedota. He was predeceased by his wife, Joan (nee McConnell) in 2010.
A Celebration of William's Life will include a visitation on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 from 4pm to 8pm at the William J. Leber Funeral Home, 15 Furnace Road (Corner of Rt. 206), Chester, NJ (908) 879-3090. A 10am funeral service will be held on Wednesday, January 9 at the funeral home. Entombment will follow at Somerset Hill Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital at https://www.stjude.org/donate/.