Joseph A. Sciarrotta, 88, of East Windsor, passed away Friday in Capital Health Systems at Fuld in Trenton.
Born in Trenton, Mr. Sciarrotta was a life long area resident and was the former owner of Sciarrotta’s Windsor Hotel for 20 years. Prior to that, he was employed as a foreman with Eastern Aircraft and Circle F in Trenton.
He was a member of St. Gregory the Great RC Church, for 30 years, a Eucharistic Minister a member of their Senior Citizens Club, and a 4th degree Knights of Columbus.
An avid restaurant entrepreneur, Mr. Sciarrotta enjoyed his grandchildren and great-grandchildren
Father of the late Vincent and Joseph A. Sciarrotta, he is survived by his wife of 68 years, Mildred T. Alphonse Sciarrotta; a son, Donald Sciarrotta of East Windsor; a daughter, Phyllis Henrikson and her husband Russell of Hamilton Square; a sister-in-law, Eleanor Sciarrotta; six grandchildren, Russell and Jeffrey Henrikson, Amy Morsillo, Timothy Feehan, Matthew Sciarrotta and Elizabeth Feehan; six great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
A funeral will begin 10am Thursday at the Saul Colonial Home, 3796 Nottingham Way, Hamilton Square, NJ. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated 11am from St. Gregory the Great RC Church, 4620 Nottingham Way, Hamilton Square, NJ.
Private cremation will follow.
Family and friends may call 6-8pm Wednesday at the Colonial Home.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Gregory the Great RC Church, 4620 Nottingham Way, Hamilton Square, NJ 08690.