Salvatore S. Engarto

Columbus: Salvatore S. "Sal" Engarto, age 88 of Columbus, New Jersey departed this life Saturday, February 6, 2021. Mr. Engarto was born in Plainfield and was the son of the late Vitaliano and Angela Marie Santonastasso Ingerto. He called Columbus his home for the last 50 years. Salvatore served his country with honor in the US Air Force during the Korean and Vietnam Wars retiring with 20 years of distinguished service. After Salvatore's military career he was employed by PSE&G for 20 years before his retirement. Sal was a gifted craftsman. His talents were exemplified by his woodworking and mechanical skills and his awesome culinary expertise. Some of Sal's most pleasant times included sail boating, stargazing, restoring English sports cars and spending time with his daughter Sheila's dogs. However, his most genuine passion was being a dad to his children. He will be affectionately remembered as a generous and caring man with the ability to appreciate humor and enjoyment with his family and friends. Beside his parents he was predeceased by his wife, Diane J. Conti Engarto who passed away in 2013 and his seven siblings. He is survived by his children and their spouses, Sheila A. Davis and Ron Micciulla and Edward and Michelle Engarto, grandchildren, Jacob Davis and Alexander Engarto, his extended family, Norah, Kevin, Patrick, Madeline and Kate and special friends, Lester, Reno and Carol. Funeral services and inurnment will be held Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 1:30 PM in Brigadier General Wm. C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery, North Hanover Township. There will be no visitation. Condolences may be sent to