|Birth: ||Nov. 13, 1924|
|Death: ||Oct. 12, 2005|
Edmund R. Altonji: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) Death Record
Name: Edmund R. Altonji
State of Issue: New York
Date of Birth: Thursday November 13, 1924
Date of Death: Wednesday October 12, 2005
Est. Age at Death: 80 years, 10 months, 29 days
Last known residence:
State: New Jersey
ZIP Code: 08822
Edmund Russell Altonji, 80, ITT senior engineer, WWII vet: Newspaper Obituary and Death Notice
Star-Ledger, The (Newark, NJ) - Friday, October 14, 2005
Deceased Name: Edmund Russell Altonji, 80, ITT senior engineer, WWII vet
A Mass for Edmund Russell Altonji, 80, of Raritan Township will be at 10 a.m. Monday in St. Magdalen Church, 105 Mine St., Flemington. Arrangements are by the Holcombe-Fisher Funeral Home, Flemington.
Mr. Altonji, who died Wednesday at home, was a member of the engineering staff of the ITT Avionics Division in Nutley for 36 years before retiring as a senior technical consultant in 1987.
During his tenure at ITT, he worked on air traffic control and navigation systems, radar and sonar trainers, anti-submarine warfare systems and electronic warfare systems. Mr. Altonji published several technical papers and was awarded two patents for his work.
He earned a bachelor's degree in engineering from Polytechnic University in Brooklyn in 1951.
An Army veteran of World War II, he served in the European and Pacific theatres as a member of the 222nd Regiment, 42nd Infantry Division and the 62nd Signal Battalion. Mr. Altonji was a ham radio operator with the call sign W2RJW.
He was a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and the Military Operations Research Society.
Mr. Altonji was also a former member of the Knights of Columbus Council and the Oakland Board of Ethics for seven years, serving as its chairman for two years.
Born in Brooklyn, he lived in East Haddam, Conn., and Oakland before moving to Raritan Township 11 years ago.
Surviving are his wife of 55 years, Doris; sons, Thomas, Joseph, Paul and John; a daughter, Rosemary Pfreundschuh; brothers, John, Joseph and James, and six grandchildren.
Saint Magdalen Cemetery
New Jersey, USA
Created by: Ellen Johnson
Record added: May 18, 2013
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