ELMWOOD PARK, N.J. -- Gary Russell Sarno Sr., 65, of Elmwood Park, died Wednesday, Oct. 12.
He was born and raised East Paterson (Elmwood Park ) and lived in Garfield before settling in Canajohnaire, N.Y. the past 15 years.
He was employed by New Jersey Transit in Hoboken since 1970, until he retired in June.
He loved the great outdoors: hunting, fishing, camping and gardening.
He was predeceased by his parents, Ralph and Elizabeth.
He is survived by his wife, Phyllys (nee Keinath); children, Christine Massey and Gary Sarno Jr. and his wife Daniela; sister, Wendy Sarno; grandchildren, Tyler, Daniel, Elisabeth and Evan; and niece, Lindsay. He is also survived by his first wife, Ann.
The family will receive their friends and family from 4:-8 p.m Monday at the Patrick J. Conte Funeral Home Inc., 274 Market St., Elmwood Park.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Heart Association.