Albert S. Oravetz passed away on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at Franciscan Oaks Health Care Center in Denville, NJ. He shared 103 years of love and faith with all who knew him. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, December 27th at 11 am at St. Catherine of Siena Parish, Mountain Lakes, NJ. Interment of ashes to follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover. Donations in his memory may be made to the great work of Springpoint at Denville, Appreciation Fund, 19 Pocono Road, Denville, NJ 07834. Please share your memories here. His family will cherish them forever.
Albert was born in Newark to Anthony and Anna Oravetz. After HS, he attended Newark College of Engineering, graduating in 1939. He worked for Tung-Sol Electric (1939-1941) and then for the United States Navy from 1941-1971. It was there that he was commended for significant improvements to the servo systems on board submarines. His work was also patented for electric tube testers. He married his longtime sweetheart Florence Del Tufo and the couple settled in Madison, NJ where they raised their family. He was a proud Father and gave his family a good life.
Albert enjoyed all gadgets and lots of reading. He played chess regularly as well. All of these things kept his mind sharp through the years. Above all, he loved being with his family. He was the Grandpa to seven and Great Grandpa to eight little ones.
Predeceased by his beloved wife Florence and his dear grandson Michael Oberst; he leaves happy memories to his children Marie Oberst (Jim), Alice Bell, Peter Oravetz (Elizabeth) and Betsy Bergman (Mark); his grandchildren Edward (Marci) Oberst, Deborah Oberst, Jacqueline (Michael) Northrup, Amy (Brian) Surmik, and Haley and Kyle Bergman; his great grandchildren Ashley, Peyton, Rylee, David, Ryan, Jackson, Maria and Catherine; and many more dear relatives and friends.