Born on May 21, 1945 in Phillipsburg, NJ he was the son of the late Santo "Sam" Patti and Consiglia "Susie" Monaco Patti
Sal had retired as the athletic director at Vorhees High School in Glen Gardner, NJ and previous to that was a teacher and athletic director at Delaware Valley High School in Frenchtown, NJ. He had also served as interim athletic director at Belvidere and Warren Hills High Schools. Sal was a member of St. Philip & St. James Catholic Church in Phillipsburg, NJ, and a 1963 graduate of Phillipsburg High School. He then proceded to receive an undergraduate degree at Mansfield University and a graduate degree from Kean University. He was a member of the Phillpsburg Board of Education where he served several terms.
He is survived by his wife, Theresa Stryker Patti, daughters Jessica Storm and husband Larry, Sellersville, PA and Sal-Lee Patti of Phillipsburg, NJ. In addition he is survived by brothers Andrew S. Patti of Phoenix, AR, Joseph of Belle Mead, NJ and a sister Sonda Patti Viscomi of Fairfax, VA. Sal was predeceased by a brother Charles Patti.
A Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday at 10:00 AM at St. Philip & St. James Catholic Church, S. Main Street, Phillipsburg, NJ. Calling hours will be held on Tuesday at the Finegan Funeral Home, 302 Heckman St., Phillipsburg, NJ from 2-4 and 6-8 PM. The interment will be at St. Philip & St. James Cemetery in Greenwich Twp., NJ.
In lieu of flowers the family has requested donations to the Phillipsburg Athletic Department, 445 Marshall Street, Phillipsburg, NJ 08865