Andrew Durante
Andrew Durante
Andrew Durante
Andrew Durante
Andrew Durante

Obituary of Andrew Durante

Andrew Robert Durante, 67, of Ringwood passed away on February 8, 2017

at Chilton Memorial Hospital in Pequannock, N.J.

Memorial services will be held from 1:00 to 6:00 on Sunday, February 12, at

the Oakland Memorial Home with Pastor Sandy of the Wanaque Reformed

Church, officiating. Burial will follow on Monday, February 13, at Pond’s

Cemetery in Oakland at 10:00 a.m.

Andy was born in The Bronx to Anthony and Mary Durante on February 1,

1950. He went to school at St. Mary Star of the Sea on City Island, N.Y. He

married Joan Page on June 1, 1974 in Hastings On Hudson, N.Y. He

graduated from Blessed Sacrament H.S. in New Rochelle, N.Y. and received

an aeronautics degree from Teterboro School of aeronautics in Teterboro,


He worked as Director of Engineering for Palladia, Inc. for 20 years. He was

a private first class stationed in Germany during the Vietnam War and was

awarded a National Defense Medal. He was a coach for little league

baseball, basketball and football.

Andy is preceded in death by his parents.

Andy is survived by his spouse of forty two years and children Dana

Durante and Adam Durante and his brother Anthony Durante and three

beautiful grandchildren, Kolton Schlemmer, Anthony Durante and Andrew


Andy was a beloved member of his extended family, his brothers and sisters

in his fellowship, and everyone who reaped the kindness and generosity of

his presence.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Wounded Wariors