Ernest J. Platas, 67, of Hamilton, NJ, passed away at home surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, August 1, 2018.
Born in New York, NY, Ernie was an honorably discharged US Navy veteran. In his spare time, he enjoyed golfing but most of all being with his family and grandchildren.
Predeceased by his parents, Ernest S. and Jean (LePre) Platas and his brother, Ronald Platas; he is survived by his wife, Shelley S. Dormer; his children, Jonya (Jon) Langley, Michael (Carolann) Platas, Nicole Platas and Kristin (Robert Gardiner) Platas; his four grandchildren, Jake Langley, Grace Langley, Jameson Platas and Adrianna; his brothers, Lawrence Platas, Richard Platas and David (Linda) Platas; his aunt and Godmother, Churi Platas; and his many nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Gathering will be held on Tuesday, August 7, 2018, from 2:00 p.m. until 2:30 p.m., with a service at 2:30 p.m., at the Saul Colonial Home, 3795 Nottingham Way, Hamilton Square, NJ.
Cremation will be private.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Ernie’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or The ALS Association by visiting In Memory Of at www.inmemoryof-memorial.org.