Paul Emil Tone
March 19, 1929 – August 16, 2016
Paul Emil Tone, 87, of Palm Beach Gardens, FL, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his wife and family, on Tuesday, August 16, 2016. Born in New York City, he was a longtime resident of the Caldwell area before moving to South Florida.
Relatives and friends may visit with the family at Paul Ippolito-Dancy Memorial, 9 Smull Avenue, Caldwell, NJ on Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016 from 2 to 7 pm A Mass will be offered at Notre Dame Church, 359 Central Avenue, North Caldwell, NJ on Monday, Aug. 22, 2016 at 10:30 am, followed by the entombment at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington, NJ.
Paul graduated from Cardinal Hayes High School in Bronx, NY. He received a civil engineering degree from Manhattan College, as a member of the Chi Epsilon Honors Society. Paul was a professional engineer and the co-owner, along with his life-long friend and classmate, Jack Flannery, of J.J. Flannery Inc. in Bronx, NY. Their company air conditioned countless projects in the New York City area including the Statue of Liberty, Lincoln Center, Avery Fisher Hall, Carnegie Hall, LaGuardia Airport, The World Trade Center, Yankee Stadium, as well as the Wollman Ice Rink in Central Park, Trump Tower, the Helmsley Building, and Columbia Presbyterian and Mt. Sinai Hospitals. Paul also proudly served as president of the Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association.
He was a devout catholic and member of the community at the Cathedral of St. Ignatius Loyola in Palm Beach Gardens and Notre Dame Church in North Caldwell. He served as a 4th Degree member of the Knights of Columbus, as well as church Sacristan, Lector, and Eucharistic Minister at both churches.
Paul served as a 1st Lieutenant of Artillery in the United States Army serving in the Korean War.
Surviving are his beloved wife of 63 years, Ann Therese Tone née Urso; loving children, Monica Tone, Christine Kryshak (Walter), Lorie Macowski (Thomas), Andrea Seminara (Gary), Clare Garcia (Patrick), Paul John Tone (Angela), Joseph Tone (Amy), and Dominic Tone (Kristi) ; cherished grandchildren, Nicholas, Jessica (Martin), Christopher, Andrew (Morgan), Matthew, Thomas, Olivia, Travis, Alexander, Amanda, Jesse, Luke, Noah, Sammy, Jacob, Charlotte, Rebecca, Kevin, Jillian, Gabriella and Ryan; adored great-grandchildren, Hailey and McKayla, and many nephews and nieces. He was predeceased by his loving brothers, Emilio “Al” Giambertone and Joseph Giambertone.
The family appreciates donations, in lieu of flowers, to Autism Speaks Inc. (www.autismspeaks.org); the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center, 7305 N. Military Trail, Riviera Beach, FL, 33410, or Mount Saint Dominic Academy, Caldwell, NJ.
Tone, Paul Emil [MC???? RIP]
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Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) added this request to his prayer circle.
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I believe that Paul is a member of the Class of 1951.
May He Rest In Peace.
McEneney, Mike (MC1953)
[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]
Tone, Paul Emil [MC1951 RIP]
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